April 21 — I’LL TAKE YOU THERE, The Staple Singers (1972)

imageTonight Lauren and I came upon a PBS documentary about the famed Muscle Shoals Sound in Muscle Souls, Alabama. I’ve long been familiar with the phrase, but didn’t realize the Muscle Shoals Sound was, for the most part, four very square white guys who were the studio musicians for some of the greatest songs in rock and roll history. Rolling Stone critic David Fricke said this song sums up the Muscle Souls Sound more than any other.



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