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Royal Studios

This tiny recording studio in Memphis, Tennessee was home of Hi Records, a small but notable soul label. Their most famous artist was Al Green. This studio is still in operation today and while definitely off the beaten track, is worth a look.


“Your homework for this week, write your definition of love.”

Say what? We all know I am not usually at a loss for words but honestly this is REALLY REALLY HARD. 201 more words


This Day in Music History — October 18

1922 : The British Broadcasting Corporation, or BBC, the first national broadcasting corporation, is founded on this day in London.

1963 : Chuck Berry is released from prison after serving 20 months for a Mann Act violation (transporting a minor across state lines for immoral purposes). 157 more words

This Day In Music

October 18, 1974: Splish, Splash, I Was Taking a Bath

Certainly a hot bath can be one of the more relaxing pleasures of daily existence. It can also be one of the most horrendous.  Just ask Jean-Paul Marat, the French revolutionary who was done in by… 260 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Rejoicing in a Gospel Church in Memphis

When we first started to plan our travels years ago, we made a list of the things we wanted to see. The list included Graceland… 613 more words


29/09 On This Day in Punk History

On this day  in 1976 Siouxise and the Banshees late manager Nils Stevenson’s wrote in his diary: ‘Go to clap clinic’

Oi! Oi! Oi!

And it was on this day in 1979 that The Ruts released their only studio album ‘The Crack’. 168 more words