The Man from Muscle Shoals Lib/E: My Journey from Shame to Fame (Compact Disc)

The Man from Muscle Shoals Lib/E: My Journey from Shame to Fame By Rick Hall (Read by), Peter Guralnick (Foreword by), Jeremy Arthur (Read by) Cover Image
By Rick Hall (Read by), Peter Guralnick (Foreword by), Jeremy Arthur (Read by)
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The Man from Muscle Shoals tells the story of legendary record producer Rick Hall and his historic role in the development of the world-famous Muscle Shoals sound.

Rick Hall made music history when he founded FAME Recording Studios, the first professional recording studio in the entire state of Alabama. After producing and engineering the area's first national hit with Arthur Alexander's Southern soul classic You Better Move On, Rick went on to earn international fame and eventually a Grammy for a lifetime of achievements.

In the days when Martin Luther King Jr. was marching for freedom, Rick proved to be a civil rights pioneer through his music. His records helped introduce white audiences to the black music market and black audiences to the white music market.

From the moment You Better Move On hit the charts, record executives literally flocked to Muscle Shoals for Rick to produce and engineer a mind-boggling array of major artists, from Aretha Franklin to Bobbie Gentry, from the Osmonds to Alabama. His astonishing production abilities were matched by his incredible versatility.

Music fans, history buffs, and others will delight in these fascinating tales of how Rick Hall launched the music careers of so many famous artists.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781504771719
ISBN-10: 1504771710
Publisher: Made for Success
Publication Date: August 16th, 2016
Language: English