Muscle Shoals Sound Studios


US recording studio founded in 1969 as Shoals Recording Studio by four musicians, who left the nearby Fame Recording Studios, to build up their own work station.
Also credited as :
Muscle Shoals Sound, Sheffield, Alabama
Muscle Shoals, Alabama
Muscle Schoals Studio, Sheffield, Alabama

They were called the Swampers: Barry Beckett (keyboards), Roger Hawkins (drums), Jimmy Johnson (4) (guitar) and David Hood (bass)
They became known as The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section and were the first rhythm section to own a studio and eventually run their own publishing and production companies.

Known to have worked here;
-Phil Ramone,
-Jerry Masters
-Ralph Rhodes
-Terry Manning

In 1969 Chet Bennett became involved with Muscle Shoals Sound by cutting demos and discs for them. That same year Chet became a writer for Muscle Shoals Sound Publishing [BMI].

Sublabels:La La Land (3)
Contact Info:

Old address was:
Muscle Shoals Sound Studios
3614 Jackson Hwy, Sheffield, AL 35660
moved to an updated and larger facility on Alabama Avenue in Sheffield in the late 1970s.



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