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Independent Lens Series on West Virginia PBS
11:01 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Iconic Recording Studio "Muscle Shoals" on Independent Lens

Credit Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures / Independent Lens

Located alongside the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, Alabama, is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America’s most creative and defiant music. Under the spiritual influence of the “Singing River,” as Native Americans called it, the music of Muscle Shoals has helped create some of the most important and resonant songs of all time. At its heart is Rick Hall, who founded FAME Studios. Overcoming crushing poverty and staggering tragedies, Hall brought black and white together in Alabama’s cauldron of racial hostility to create music for the generations.

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Radio
9:54 am
Thu February 6, 2014

New Music Concert - Kanawha Forum 2.0

Flutist Lindsey Goodman.

Flutist Lindsey Goodman is full of energy.

When I called her a dynamo, at first she looked puzzled, but I explained that I meant that she was full of enthusiasm, energy and drive. Just hearing about her performing and teaching schedule makes me want to take a nap.

But she is more than just a person with enthusiasm. She is a professional musician on a mission. This mission is her passion since she was 18 years old. Her mission is contemporary music.

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