Muscle Shoals


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Mus·cle Shoals

 (mŭs′əl)
A city of northwest Alabama on the Tennessee River. It is known for its recording industry.

Mus′cle Shoals`


n.
former rapids of the Tennessee River in SW Alabama, changed into a lake by Wilson Dam: part of the Tennessee Valley Authority.
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CLARENCE CARTER - TESTIFYING /PATCHES (KENT) THERE is a sign on the unprepossessing brown building that is the home of FAME studios which proclaims it to be the Home Of The Muscle Shoals Sound.
We were visiting the legendary Muscle Shoals Sound Studio at 3614 Jackson Highway in Sheffield, Alabama.
IM Global's relationship with Infinitum Nihil began last year when IM Global Television announced that it was developing a music-driven TV drama series about the legendary Muscle Shoals recording studio based on Rick Hall's autobiography 'The Man From Muscle Shoals: My Journey From Shame to Fame,' with Infinitum Nihil producing alongside Richard Branson's Virgin Produced.
Constellium, a global manufacturing company involved in aluminium products and solutions, has recognised Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR), a global provider of process fluids, chemical specialties, and technical expertise to a wide range of industries, with the 2016 Constellium Muscle Shoals Supplier Excellence Award.
Arthur was convicted of killing riverboat engineer Troy Wicker, who was shot as he slept at his home in Muscle Shoals in 1982.
Arthur was convicted of shooting dead his lover's husband as he slept in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, in 1982.
From the gospel-rich cotton fields of Alabama to the pre-Motown metropolis of Detroit, and throughout his career at Atlantic Records--he was the first artist on that label to record at Stax in Memphis, Fame in Muscle Shoals, and Sigma in Philadelphia, and rehabilitated an exiled Bobby Womack and introduced Duane Allman along the way.
Author Hughes describes the inner workings of the country-soul triangle--a network of recording studios in Memphis, Nashville, and Muscle Shoals, Alabama, that worked with both white and black artists from country and soul backgrounds, and all of the musical hybrids in between--during the 1960s and 70s, a time and place rife with racial tension.
Maddox has volunteered many hours to grow blight-resistant hybrids and study the beneficial effects of different mycorrhizal fungi on chestnut growth at his 4-acre orchard in Muscle Shoals.
Valley Air Supply's four locations in Muscle Shoals, AL; Decatur, AL; Jasper, AL; and Jackson, TN and more than 30 associates joined Airgas effective late April 2015.
1 hit from the burgeoning Muscle Shoals music scene in northern Alabama, where Aretha Franklin and the Rolling Stones among others would record, and the first gold record for Atlantic Records.
1 hit from Alabama's burgeoning Muscle Shoals music scene, where Aretha Franklin and the Rolling Stones among others would record, and the first gold record for Atlantic Records.