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Memphis Boys: The Story of American Studios

Roben Jones


This book chronicles the story of the rhythm section at Chips Moman’s American Studios from 1964, when the group began working together, until 1972, when Moman shut down the studio and moved the entire operation to Atlanta. Utilizing extensive interviews with Moman and the group, as well as additional comments from the songwriters, sound engineers, and office staff, the author creates a collective biography combined with a business history and a critical analysis of important recordings. She reveals how the personalities of the core group meshed, how they regarded newcomers, and how their pers ... More

Keywords: rhythm section, Chips Moman, American Studios, Atlanta, songwriters, sound engineers, business history, timeless music, suffering, recording sessions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9781604734010
Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604734010.001.0001


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Roben Jones, author

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