July 24, 2015

The Alabama Music Hall of Fame and a really cool car!

Before July hit the skids I headed with my mom to the Shoals area for a bit of music history. Georgia Carter Turner of the Florence/Lauderdale Tourism took us around and after hitting the recording studios we finished off our music history with a stop at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. Dixie Griffin stopped […]

FAME, still making recording history

Who doesn’t dream of coming up to a microphone and belting out a song like Aretha Franklin? While we may not be able to sound even remotely like this and other legendary musical icons, we can take a trip to Muscle Shoals, Alabama and witness musical history. On a recent musical history trip to the […]

W. C. Handy Birthplace and Museum, where the blues took root

The idea to go to the W.C. Handy Birthplace and Museum was rooted for me after seeing the Handy home in Memphis. This past week my mom and I headed for the area that W.C. Handy described in his biography Father of the Blues as “Where the Tennessee River, like a silver snake, winds her […]