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Alabama Shakes Launch Major Summer Tour

Alabama Shakes Tour: Soul-drenched Southern rockers hitting the road this summer

 

By Alex Baker

 

The Alabama Shakes are hitting the road this summer on an extended tour jaunt that’s currently seeing them selling out venues across the country and overseas.

 

The Athens, Alabama-based soul-rockers have rocketed to fame in the past 12 months, riding the success of their debut album Boys and Girls and the single “Read More

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Muscle Shoals: New Film Chronicles Alabama Town that Became Musical Mecca in the ’60s and ’70s

Documentary on Alabama town that changed the face of rock and soul music premiers at Sundance Film Festival this week

 

By Alex Baker

 

At the absolute height of civil rights turmoil that took place in the United States during the 1960s, Muscle Shoals, Alabama was one of the few places in the American South where blacks and whites worked side by side, in relative peace and harmony.

 

The little Alabama town… Read More

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