RIP Rick Hall

Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by blossie33, Jan 2, 2018.

  1. blossie33

    blossie33 trailer trash

    Just seen on FB that legendary Muscle Shoals producer has passed away at the age of 85

    RIP Rick

    (Sorry - can't link to anything via my phone)
  2. Wookey

    Wookey Playful as a pussy cat

  3. blossie33

    blossie33 trailer trash

    Yes I know :-(
  4. blossie33

    blossie33 trailer trash

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  5. Poi E

    Poi E Pessimism: a valuable protection against quackery.

    The experimental work with Yurts was impressive, albeit lengthy.
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  6. danny la rouge

    danny la rouge Warning: posts may cause vasovagal presyncope

    RIP Rick. Cheers for the tunes.
  7. William of Walworth

    William of Walworth Festographer

    Richard Wilson (Guardian) used to write extensively about this era of music generally, before he got into sport journalism.

    So I was expecting his obituary of Rick Hall to be an interesting read, which it is, IMO.

    I also liked the article that blossie33 posted, link above.

    ETA : I'd love to see that 'Muscle Shoals' documentary from 2013 at some point -- it got a 4 star review -- deservedly?
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  8. blossie33

    blossie33 trailer trash

    Yes, I think so - I saw the film at the cinema originally and then bought the DVD which I've watched quite a few times since - always enjoy it - can recommend.
    The only flaw with it is the opening comments are made by Bono :facepalm: ;) :D
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  9. BCBlues

    BCBlues Lend us a Twenner

    Great bloke R.I.P.
    Candi Staton's early stuff with FAME are as near to Aretha as you can get. The Country music crossover with Soul R&B is always a great listen when its done properly as Rick and his associates did.

  10. BCBlues

    BCBlues Lend us a Twenner

    I really need to sit down and watch this.

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