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By C. S. Fuqua

Within the overdue Sixties and early Seventies, mythical artists like Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones, Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan traveled to North Alabama to list with the Muscle Shoals Rhythm part, often referred to as the Swampers. yet Alabama hasn't simply attracted musical stars with its talent--it additionally has a heritage of constructing stars of its personal. sign up for writer and musician C.S. Fuqua as he showcases the breadth of Alabama's musical expertise during the profiles and tales of its ancient performers and innovators. From the "father of the blues," W.C. convenient, to Hank Williams, the originator of contemporary state track, to people song hero Odetta and everybody in among, this can be an extraordinary compendium of Alabama's groundbreaking tune makers.

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