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Lots and lots and lots of good research, but the writing felt cramped and disjointed It seemed like there was so much to get in that it was difficult for the author to find her groove if you will Too often she put block quotes or statements from her research when the same thing could have been stated an summarized with her own words and a pull quote Very informative, but not the smoothest read. Potentially Great History SquanderedIf you re looking for the definitive history of the legendary Muscle Shoals sound, this, unfortunately isn t it The first clue was, a few pages in, the author tells us that Aretha s previous label was Capitol Records when, of course, it was Columbia Coupled with a writing style that bounces around the story like a honeybee on crank feeling like someone manically copying and pasting research in a very irritating and amateurish manner, like a rushed term Potentially Great History SquanderedIf you re looking for the definitive history of the legendary Muscle Shoals sound, this, unfortunately isn t it The first clue was, a few pages in, the author tells us that Aretha s previous label was Capitol Records when, of course, it was Columbia Coupled with a writing style that bounces around the story like a honeybee on crank feeling like someone manically copying and pasting research in a very irritating and amateurish manner, like a rushed term paper, we end up with a book nearly impossible to read While the author clearly has love for her subject, it s squandered by lack of focus and style History of Soul Music recording MeccaBack in the day I would buy any record I came across that was recorded in a tiny Alabama town called Muscle Shoals Aretha, Pickett, Clarence Carter and a host of others produced some of their best work there This is the interesting history of how it all happened And the musicians behind the music. Carla Jean Whitley B.S 02 A lot of information on the Muscle Shoals music scene that I did not know and I learned a lot about it Read it for book club or would not have picked it up ConciseAnd informative We are travelling there next week We are music fans, but not intensively so, where alot of detail is needed, sothis book is percect Also wathced the documentary and the facts in this book complement it. An entertaining and informative read about an amazing time in Alabama s music history Loved it Written as an ode to the music of the Sound Studio, it s great if you are at all interested to find out how this music came about I enjoyed it immensely, partly because, being from Alabama, I was thrilled to see all this information put in an accessible form There s a world of trivia questions answered here I do wish it had coveredof the musicians involved in Muscle Shoals in general, especially Eddie Hinton, but this book should go to the top of music lovers lists to read. Lots of good history of the Muscle Shoals recording legacy Wish there could ve beeninsight and interviews with some of the bands who recorded key music back in the day but overall a great read. ^FREE PDF ☟ Muscle Shoals Sound Studio: How the Swampers Changed American Music ☠ An estimated four hundred gold records have been recorded in the Muscle Shoals area Many of those are thanks to Muscle Shoals Sound Studio and the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, dubbed the Swampers Some of the greatest names in rock, RB and blues laid tracks in the original, iconic concrete block building the likes of Cher, Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Rolling Stones and the Black Keys The National Register of Historic Places now recognizes that building, where Lynyrd Skynyrd recorded the original version of Free Bird and the Rolling Stones wrote Brown Sugar and Wild Horses By combing through decades of articles and music reviews related to Muscle Shoals Sound, music writer Carla Jean Whitley reconstructs the fascinating history of how the Alabama studio created a sound that reverberates across generations