Muscle Shoals - Movie

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  1. jaimed

    jaimed Poster Extraordinaire

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    Watched this film again yesterday. Good stuff.
    Worth checking out if you like 60s-70s soul music.​



     
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    It's a great movie ... I'd recommend it for anyone that likes music, not just those that like 60's and 70's soul.
     
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    Excellent documentary and I agree with codamedia, you don't need to like 60's and 70's soul to enjoy it. Some interesting history and you get a sense of the studio competition at the time along with how special Muscle Shoals was.
     
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    Perhaps my very favourite music doc & I've seen my share...It's that good!
     
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    I will agree....great documentary. I've watched it a few times, some really cool history there.
     
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    Great Movie.

    Also check out, Sound City, 20 Feet from Stardom.
     
  7. Leep Dog

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    That was a great movie. I also highly recommend The Wrecking Crew.
     
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    Funny how, growing up (no comments), and as a younger musician, I'd always assumed all those session players were black.
     
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    I hope it's okay. I heard a taste of "Mustang Sally" in that trailer. :twisted:
     
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    Yes! The Wrecking Crew was awesome as well.

    Muscle Shoals is a fantastic documentary. Right up my alley.

    Even though I grew up on Punk and Hard Rock, and I don't play soul or R&B now, I love listening to it.

    In fact, I have my 8 year old boy listen with me. He generally enjoys it!

    I've watched Muscle Shoals like 5 times now on Netflix.
     
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    My favorite parts are when Wilson Pickett talks. That man is entertaining to listen to!
     
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    Wasn't even aware of this, I'll definitely have to check this out.
     
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    I recall arriving at folk festival, on a Sunday morning, over a decade ago. Walking over a hill, I could hear the faint strains of Midnight Hour...it blew my mind, cuz it was coming from THE man himself! Not knowing much of the big 4.5 day lineup, they're very liberal with what fits under their folk umbrella.
     
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    Saw it. The thing that really stood out for me is what a badass Rick Hall is. I'm not even talking as a producer, just as a person.

    We could all learn a little from that guy, that's for sure.
     
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    +1 to all of the above. Percy Sledge's passing prompted my most recent viewing.
     
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    The best house band in the world? Definitely my favourites.

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    Yeah, if you play guitar, and you haven't watched this movie yet... what are you still doing here?
     
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    Bought it a few months back ... Great stuff!:cool:
     
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    They definitely didn't sound like young white boys.

    Great movie.

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    Right, and not just for guitar neither!

    I laugh every time I listen to the radio now.
    Some radio stations trying to harness certain
    demographics........:confused:

    It's like the way music should be looked at.
    with eyes closed and all our critical notions put aside.
     
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