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Muscle Shoals Has Got the Swampers, Part Two

Continued from Part One… Several locales across America each had their own collective of top session musicians. Nashville had a large and varied group of session cats. Los Angeles had the Wrecking Crew; Detroit had the Funk Brothers. And Memphis had both the Hi Rhythm Section and the crew at Stax; the latter included Booker

Muscle Shoals Has Got the Swampers, Part One

The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section – also known as the Swampers – were important players in the development of American popular music in the 1960s and beyond. Their collectively seamless, almost telepathic musical quality helped create some of the most enduring music in rock, soul, country and other genres. Working first at northern Alabama’s FAME