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“I came straight from Muscle Shoals and being a background vocalist on hit records (“When a Man Loves a Woman” – Percy Sledge, “Suspicious Minds” – Elvis) … walking out on the stage with the Grateful Dead and being in front of a live audience was something I had never experienced in my life.”
The song is about the rumor that Lynyrd Skynyrd fans had been chipping bits off Ronnie Van Zant’s gravestone as mementos!
Muscle Shoals is a small town in Alabama where, for reasons no one’s quite sure of, some of the greatest records of all time were created. The new documentary on Shoals tells it’s story…
Songwriter George Jackson, co-author of “Old Time Rock and Roll” and hundreds of other soul, rock and rhythm and blues tunes, has died. He was 68.