FROM THE UK OR EUROPE:

CONTACT US  |  email icon

The best source for everything Deep South USA

starMENUstar

Blog

Watch the new trailer for the documentary about the legendary Alabama town – Muscle Shoals! The Rolling Stones and Bono celebrate the premiere due to be shown at Sundance Film Festival…

The Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin, Paul Simon and Wilson Pickett are just a few of the artists who travelled to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, during the 1960s and 1970s to record hit songs. In that small town, a handful of studios were changing the sound of soul and rock & roll. Now you can watch the trailer for the new documentary Muscle Shoals, from director Greg "Freddy" Camalier, which is set to premiere at Sundance Film Festival being held 17th–24th January in Park City, Utah.

Filled with never-before-seen footage and interviews with an array of artists, Muscle Shoals tells the story of the small northern Alabama town and the many hits that came from the legendary recording studios: Rick Hall's FAME Studios and Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, which was started by FAME's former rhythm section, The Swampers.

"Being there does inspire you to do it slightly differently", says Mick Jagger in the trailer "it was really funky, you know… that was the whole idea of it". Watch the trailer below…



1000 Characters left


 

What to do

  • Family riding horses in deep south USA

    Family

    From the great outdoors, to fantastic shows and parks...
    Taylor Swift performing in USA

    Music

    For American music, all roads lead to the Deep South...
    History of Deep South USA

    History

    Travelling through the Deep South is a history lesson in itself!
  • Deep South USA cuisine

    Cuisine

    Sample a taste of the real Deep South…
    Heritage of Deep South USA

    Heritage

    Discover our colourful cultural beginnings…
    Man playing gold in Deep South USA

    Golf

    Perfect your Southern swing in stunning settings…

Deep South USA Competitions

Read our blogView our brochure

ADVERTISEMENT

Sweet Home AlabamaKentucky Tourism    Visit MississippiTennessee