Az elismert észak-ír énekes-dalszerző, Foy Vance Amerikába indul egy zenei kalandozásra, ahol szerinte minden elkezdődött: Muscle Shoels városába, Alabamába. Ez egy olyan kisváros, ahonnan rengeteg nagy slágert kapott a világ. Muscle Shoals: a bölcső? Hallottunk már mindannyian Detroitról, Bostonról, Seattle-ről, na de Muscle Shoals? Az Alabama állam csücskében fekvő település, a Mississippi és a Tennessee által határolva, korábban a Wilson Dam-hídról hídról volt csak híres, egészen addig, ameddig a zeneipar fel nem rázta a 13 ezer fős álmos kisvárost. Mára egy amerikai zenei turné kihagyhatatlan állomásává vált. Rick Hall, a zeneipar legendája volt az, aki feltette Muscle Shoalt a zenei térképre a FAME-stúdió … [Read more...] about Muscle Shoals: óriási slágerek kicsiny városa
And here are some photos from our archives that show you Wakefield folk having a good time in Quest. We also found some gems from Mustang Sally's and Flares Ashley, Danny, Azzer, Amber and Tom at Quest on December 29 2004. jpimedia Buy a Photo Sammy, Steve and Becky having a night out on December 29 2004. jpimedia Buy a Photo Gemma, Natalie and Anna - Okujou bar in Quest, 2004. jpimedia Buy a Photo Kim, Tom and Mandy on a night out on March 23 2005. jpimedia Buy a Photo View more Page 1 of 6 … [Read more...] about 24 photos that will take you back to a night on the town in Wakefield club Quest in 2005
So, if you remember nights out with your pals in 2005 and 2006 and were regulars in the popular night spot, take a look. We might have taken a shot of you. Also, take a look back at Flares and Buzz Bar. Cara and Dan on a night out in Mustang Sally's, April 2005. other Buy a Photo Liz and Amber enjoying a night out in 2005. jpimedia Buy a Photo Janine, Angela, Angela and Michelle having a night on the town in 2005. jpimedia Buy a Photo DJ Carl Carr, Lesley and Jonathan in October 2005. jpimedia Buy a Photo View more Page 1 of 6 … [Read more...] about 24 photos that will take you back to a night out at Mustang Sally’s in 2006
Kooky, on Westgate, will close next month. Do you recognise any of these nightclubs from through the years? Want to add to the list? Send us your photos on Twitter and Facebook. Rooftop Gardens and Casanovas, twinned night clubs in the city centre, were the places to be seen in Wakefield in the 1980s. jpimediaresell Buy a Photo Kiko's, in Pontefract, was once a popular spot. Last year, it was announced that Wakefield Council were considering selling off the building for housing. jpimediaresell Buy a Photo Vicki, James, Ryan, Martin, Emma and Dynamo Dan enjoy a night out at Flares, on Westgate, in 2005. The nightclub is still open today. 0 Buy a Photo Before Kooky, there was Mustang Sally's, city centre nightclub remembered fondly by many of our readers. jpimediaresell Buy a Photo View more Page 1 of 3 … [Read more...] about PICTURES: Do you remember these Wakefield nightclubs of days gone by?
Acclaimed Northern-Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance begins his musical journey around America where, arguably, it all began... in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. A small town that just happened to lie behind a roll call of musical greats. Putting Muscle Shoals on the map Nestled in the corner of Alabama, bordering Mississippi and Tennessee, Muscle Shoals was originally known for being the location of the Wilson Dam across the Tennessee River… that is until the music industry catapulted this sleepy Alabama town of just over 13,000 inhabitants into the limelight. Now it is an unmissable stop on any musical tour of the US. It was Rick Hall, a music industry legend, that put Muscle Shoals on the map by opening the FAME studios in the 1960s. Some of the country’s biggest artists eventually recorded there, including Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding,Cher and the Rolling Stones. A big part of the studio’s success was thanks to its session musicians known as The Swampers. Hall … [Read more...] about Muscle Shoals, Alabama: the small town that’s given the world some of its biggest hits