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“The Rolling Stones: Exclusive Photographs taken during the recording of Brown Sugar, Wild Horses, and You Gotta Move” – by Clifford Davids

December of 1969 was a fitting end to a turbulent decade in American history: the Black Panthers were under attack in LA; The Jackson 5 made their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show; John Lennon was offered the lead role … Continue reading

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“A Conversation with Jimmy Johnson about Annette Snell’s last recording session at the Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” – by Clifford Davids

Jimmy Johnson brags that back in the day when the Muscle Shoals Sound Studio was firing on all cylinders, they recorded a new album every week. He stayed in demand as both a music producer and sound engineer, but he was … Continue reading

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“Annette Snell: Soul Diva aboard Southern Airways Flight 242” – by Clifford Davids

It was late in the morning on April 4, 1977, when a jubilant Annette Snell returned to the building at 3614 Jackson Highway in Sheffield, Alabama.  She had spent the past week there recording her first album, and all of … Continue reading

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