Muscle Shoals, Alabama

  1. 'Muscle Shoals' Documentary Picked Up By Magnolia Pictures During SXSW

    March 12, 2013 5:16 PM EDT "Muscle Shoals," Greg Camalier's documentary on the recording studios and musicians of Muscle Shoals, Ala., became the first music documentary to secure a distribution deal at this year's SXSW Film Festival, with Magnolia Pic ...

  2. Backbeat: Sounds of Southern Soul Invade Sundance

    January 25, 2013 8:45 AM EST Above, Fame Studios' Rick Hall, left, and "Muscle Shoals" producer Stephen Badger celebrate at BMI's SnowBall (Photo: Phil Gallo) On a drive using back roads from New York to New Mexico, Greg Camalier and his traveling companio ...

  3. Sundance Live: Dave Grohl, Muscle Shoals Tribute & Darlene Love in the Mix

    January 20, 2013 3:25 PM EST star-lined Dave Grohl party, a tribute to the music of Muscle Shoals, Ala., and legendary back-up singers stepping into the spotlight are among the music highlights on tap for the Sundance Film Festival. Park City Live, the former Harry O's, ...

  4. Shenandoah Bassist Ezell Dies

    December 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ralph Ezell, the bass player for country band Shenandoah, died Nov. 30 in South Dakota of an apparent heart attack. He was 54. "We will all miss him deeply," the band's Mike McGuire said in a prepared statement. "We are proud t ...

  5. Hacker Takes 'Nashville Star' Crown

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Angela Hacker, from the musical hotbed of Muscle Shoals, Ala., beat out her brother Zac and another finalist David St. Romain, from Baton Rouge, La., to win the fifth season of "Nashville Star" last night (March 1) in Nashville. With her ...

  6. Fame Records Pacts With EMI Music Marketing

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal covers new releases and catalog. Fame Records, based in Muscle Shoals, Ala. today (Oct. 11) revealed that it has signed a North American distribution pact with EMI Music Marketing. Under the deal, EMI will distribute Fame product by new artis ...