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Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, Sheffield

#18 of 130 in Museums in Alabama
Must see · Specialty Museum · Museum
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio is a recording studio in Sheffield, Alabama formed in 1969 by four session musicians known as The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section who had left nearby FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals to create their own recording facility. Over the years, artists who recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio included The Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin, George Michael, Wilson Pickett, Willie Nelson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Joe Cocker, Levon Helm, Paul Simon, Bob Seger, Rod Stewart, Tamiko Jones, and Cat Stevens.

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  • The tour guide was wonderful. He is a wealth of knowledge and stories. We had to wait about 40 minutes for the next tour and the guy running it was great at telling some of the stories of the...  more »
  • Visited here after visiting FAME studios which was great but a different experience. This was a private tour since we were the only ones on it. Chase was a very informative and enthusiastic guide. He....  more »
  • Excellent!!! Unbelievable history contained in such an unassuming place. If you are a music history buff this is a must do. Our tour guide Chase was full of information and did a great job relaying the importance of this landmark.
  • The tour was enlightening! Loved seeing all the original furniture and the stories the guide told about the bands and "The Swampers." Bathrooms outside for us were very clean.

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