Muscle Shoals (★★★★ Empire US iPad Review)

MuscleShoalsSquareWhat strange alchemy turned a humble Alabama shack into one of the greatest recording studios in history, playing host to such classics as Percy Sledge’s “When A Man Loves A Woman”, Wilson Pickett’s “Mustang Sally”, Aretha Franklin’s “R.E.S.P.E.C.T.” and the Stones’ “Brown Sugar”? Sledge, Jagger and Richard, Franklin, Jimmy Cliff, Bono, engineers, musicians, and founder Rick Hall pay tribute to the legendary musicians’ Mecca in this note-perfect documentary. ★★★★

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About David Hughes: Published Work

Empire and Time Out film critic, screenwriter of award-winning drama "Where the Road Runs Out", and MD of movie marketing agency Synchronicity, and author of books about Kubrick, Lynch and films that were never made.

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