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Fact #117805


Short story:

Muscle Shoals Sound Studios shuts down after 35 years. This was the Sheffield, Alabama, USA, studio at 3614 Jackson Highway, where Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, Wilson Pickett, The Rolling Stones, Paul Simon and many others made classic records.

Full article:

Wolf Stephenson (co-owner, Muscle Shoals Sound Studios) : It almost brought me to tears when I had to do this. It's heartbreaking.

David Hood (Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section) : It's a strange thing. All of a sudden, the gold records are down off the walls . . . I'm not sure I know what to think yet.