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Muscle Shoals Storytellers

Music Podcasts

Telling the story of the sound of Muscle Shoals, the hit recording capital of the world, and its far-reaching musical and artistic community. Muscle Shoals Storytellers brings you interviews from legendary Muscle Shoals musicians, including the Swampers, as well as other artists, engineers, producers, and entrepreneurs that come to the area to record in our historic studios.

Telling the story of the sound of Muscle Shoals, the hit recording capital of the world, and its far-reaching musical and artistic community. Muscle Shoals Storytellers brings you interviews from legendary Muscle Shoals musicians, including the Swampers, as well as other artists, engineers, producers, and entrepreneurs that come to the area to record in our historic studios.

Location:

United States

Description:

Telling the story of the sound of Muscle Shoals, the hit recording capital of the world, and its far-reaching musical and artistic community. Muscle Shoals Storytellers brings you interviews from legendary Muscle Shoals musicians, including the Swampers, as well as other artists, engineers, producers, and entrepreneurs that come to the area to record in our historic studios.

Language:

English

Contact:

2564662278


Episodes

033 Charles Rose of Muscle Shoals Horns Part 3

4/30/2020
Charles Rose of the Muscle Shoals Horns talks about his work with Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Elton John, and his work as an environmentalist.

Duration:00:17:19

032 Charles Rose of Muscle Shoals Horns Part 2

4/30/2020
Charles Rose of the Muscle Shoals Horns talks about his work with Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Elton John, and his work as an environmentalist.

Duration:00:58:19

031 Charles Rose of Muscle Shoals Horns Part 1

4/30/2020
Charles Rose of the Muscle Shoals Horns talks about his work with Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Elton John, and his work as an environmentalist.

Duration:00:41:37

030 Ross Hogarth, Part 2

3/20/2020
Ross talks about carving out your own lane in the music biz, the creed of the road, and getting guitar tones right at the source. Ross also discusses working with Van Halen, Jewel, Bishop Gunn, Motley Crue, Keb' Mo', Taj Mahal, Edgar Winter, Quincy Jones, Gov't Mule, and others.

Duration:00:34:26

029 Ross Hogarth, Part 1

3/20/2020
Ross talks about carving out your own lane in the music biz, the creed of the road, and getting guitar tones right at the source. Ross also discusses working with Van Halen, Jewel, Bishop Gunn, Motley Crue, Keb' Mo' and Taj Mahal, Edgar Winter, Quincy Jones, Gov't Mule, and others.

Duration:00:41:37

028 Billy Livsey, Part 2

12/24/2019
Grant and Dan talk with Billy Livsey about musicians and songwriters adjusting to the industry in the 21st century, about finding success in unexpected places, and about Billy's iconic solo in Tina Turner's hit "What's Love Got to Do With It?"

Duration:00:38:44

027 Bill Livsey, Part 1

12/24/2019
Grant and Dan talk with Billy Livsey about musicians and songwriters adjusting to the industry in the 21st century, about finding success in unexpected places, and about Billy's iconic solo in Tina Turner's hit "What's Love Got to Do With It?"

Duration:00:45:09

Bonus Episode 3- Kirk Russell of Nu Way Vinyl Part 2

12/24/2019
In something a little different, Grant interviews Kirk Russell, son of local bluesman Max Russell, about life in Muscle Shoals and the ever-changing music scene in the Shoals

Duration:00:43:43

Bonus Episode 2- Kirk Russell of Nu Way Vinyl Part 1

11/28/2019
In something a little different, Grant interviews Kirk Russell, son of local bluesman Max Russell, about life in Muscle Shoals and the ever-changing music scene in the Shoals.

Duration:00:44:23

Bonus Episode 1- Jason McClary, aka Mr. Kaplan, Talks House and EDM Music

11/28/2019
In something a little different, Grant interviews Jason McClary about producing House and EDM music.

Duration:00:38:25

026 Chris Bethea of Muscle Shoals Mastering Part 2

11/28/2019
Chris Bethea discusses the mastering process and working in Muscle Shoals.

Duration:00:36:29

025 Chris Bethea of Muscle Shoals Mastering Part 1

11/28/2019
Chris Bethea discusses the mastering process and working in Muscle Shoals.

Duration:00:35:37

024 Chris Mara of Welcome to 1979 and Mara Machines Part 3

10/15/2019
Grant interviews Chris about running Welcome to 1979, one of the hottest studios in Nashville. Part of an ongoing documentary series consisting of music interviews focused around recording, engineering, producing, writing, and music history of Muscle Shoals and surrounding areas.

Duration:00:29:40

023 Chris Mara of Welcome to 1979 and Mara Machines Part 2

9/25/2019
Grant interviews Chris about running Welcome to 1979, one of the hottest studios in Nashville. Part of an ongoing documentary series consisting of music interviews focused around recording, engineering, producing, writing, and music history of Muscle Shoals and surrounding areas.

Duration:00:16:47

022 Chris Mara of Welcome to 1979 and Mara Machines Part 1

8/29/2019
Grant interviews Chris about running Welcome to 1979, one of the hottest studios in Nashville.

021 Kelvin Holly, Iconic Guitarist Part 2

8/11/2019
Kelvin talks about his time meeting and playing guitar for Little Richard, and about playing with The Amazing Rhythm Aces, the Decoys, and many others. A must-hear for old school rock and roll fans.

020 Kelvin Holly, Iconic Guitarist Part 1

7/25/2019
Kelvin talks about his time meeting and playing guitar for Little Richard, and about playing with The Amazing Rhythm Aces, the Decoys, and many others. A must-hear for old school rock and roll fans.

Duration:00:31:17

019 Jimmy Nutt of Nutthouse Studio Part 2

7/11/2019
We're back after some technical difficulties! We interview Jimmy Nutt as part of our ongoing music documentary series concerning Muscle Shoals music history and those connected to the Shoals through music. Jimmy talks about working at Fame, starting his own studio, what it's like to win a Grammy, and working with iconic Shoals figures like Rick Hall.

Duration:00:53:16

018 Jimmy Nutt of Nutthouse Studio, Part 1

6/20/2019
We interview Jimmy Nutt as part of our ongoing music documentary series concerning Muscle Shoals music history and those connected to the Shoals through music. Jimmy talks about working at Fame, starting his own studio, what it's like to win a Grammy, and working with iconic Shoals figures like Rick Hall.

Duration:00:38:40

017 Dick Cooper, Muscle Shoals Music Historian and Photo Journalist, Part 2

6/7/2019
Dick talks about his journalistic exploits in Alabama past and present, and talks about being on tour with Lynyrd Skynyrd at the time of the infamous plane crash.

Duration:00:29:46