By C.S. Fuqua

within the past due Nineteen Sixties and early Seventies, mythical artists like Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones, Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan traveled to North Alabama to checklist with the Muscle Shoals Rhythm part, sometimes called the Swampers. yet Alabama hasn't simply attracted musical stars with its talent--it additionally has a background of making stars of its personal. sign up for writer and musician C.S. Fuqua as he showcases the breadth of Alabama's musical expertise during the profiles and tales of its historical performers and innovators. From the "father of the blues," W.C. convenient, to Hank Williams, the originator of contemporary nation song, to folks song hero Odetta and everybody in among, this can be an unheard of compendium of Alabama's groundbreaking track makers.

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