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BRIEF: 'Muscle Shoals' film to air at Princess

October 30, 2013


Oct. 30--The story of a North Alabama town's influence on the world of music will come to the Princess Theatre Center for the Performing Arts next month.

Magnolia Pictures announced "Muscle Shoals" will air at the historic Decatur theater on Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m.

The documentary, which was screened at Sundance Film Festival, SXSW Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, Full Frame Film Festival and won the audience award at HotDocs, focuses on Rick Hall, founder of FAME Recording Studios.

The movie also showcases the iconic music, like "I'll Take You There," "Brown Sugar," "When a Man Loves a Woman," "Mustang Sally," "Kodachrome" and "Freebird," recorded in the town along the Tennessee River.

Musicians featured in the film include Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Percy Sledge, Gregg Allman, Clarence Carter, Etta James, Alicia Keys, Bono, Aretha Franklin and John Paul White of the Civil Wars.

Tickets cost $10 and are available at 256-340-1778 or

Trailer for 'Muscle Shoals' film


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