Southern Comfort

“Sixty years ago, small-town Alabama musicians, many of them sons and daughters of farmers and sharecroppers, came together in homegrown recording studios in Muscle Shoals, and proceeded to lodge their little town forever in the minds of music lovers. Today, a small Shoals record label, Single Lock, is changing minds about exactly what ‘Southern music’ means — and collapsing the barriers between the hometown legends of old and the music of the young.” On the Shoulders of Giants.

+ If you haven’t seen the documentary Muscle Shoals, do so immediately.

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