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Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section

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A.k.a. Muscle Shoals Sound Rhythm Section, called the Swampers, for the reason, they left the Fame Recording Studios in the late 60s to built nearby their own recording venue. It is known as Muscle Shoals Sound Studios. The initial founders are: Barry Beckett (keyboards), Roger Hawkins (drums), Jimmy Johnson (4) (guitar) and David Hood (bass) They became known as The Muscle Shoals Sound Rhythm Section and were the first rhythm section to own a studio and eventually run their own publishing and production companies.

PortraitSteve Nathan
org, p, key US
PortraitBarry Beckett
key 1943-2009 US
PortraitDavid Hood
b *1943 US
PortraitRoger Hawkins
dr *1945 US
PortraitPete Carr
g *1950 US
PortraitEddie Hinton
g, voc 1944-1995 US
PortraitJimmy Johnson
g *1943 US
PortraitRandy McCormick
key US
PortraitWill McFarlane
g, eg US
Popular Tracks   
Je suis triste - Out of Left Field on Disque d'or by Dick Rivers
Hymn to Muscle Shoals (feat. Muscle Shoals Hymns and Rhythm Section) on Songs by Adrian Munsey
Song for a Young Child (feat. Muscle Shoals Hymns and Rhythm Section) on Songs by Adrian Munsey

Track list and 30sec audio provided by

Title Artist Year Type
Muscle Shoals Has Got The SwampersMuscle Shoals Rhythm Section2017Album
ChinaJohnny Rivers With Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section1980Single
All You Want To Do Is Rock 'N' RollHarbus With The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section1974Single
Please Come To NashvilleHarbus With The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section1973Single
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