The band, Alabama, the Original Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section and the Muscle Shoals Horn Section were announced on Tuesday as 2019 Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum inductees, according to Hall Strategies in Nashville, Tennessee.
The group, Alabama, was formed in Fort Payne in 1969 and its current members are Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry and Randy Owen.
In the Original Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section at Rick Hall’s Fame Studios, David Briggs, Jerry Carrigan, Norbert Putnam, Terry Thompson, Earl “Peanutt” Montgomery, Joe South and Reggie Young are being honored.
The Muscle Shoals Horn Section from Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, consisting of Aaron Brown, Harrison Calloway, Ronnie Eades,
Charlie Rhodes and Harvey Thompson, is being honored as well.
They will be honored with a concert on October 22 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
According to Hall Strategies, these are the 2019 inductees:
- Felix Cavaliere
- Steve Wariner
- The Surfaris (Bob Berryhill, Pat Connolly*, Jim Fuller*, Ron Wilson*)
- Don Everly
- Alabama (Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry, Randy Owen)
- The Original Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section (David Briggs, Jerry Carrigan*, Norbert Putnam, Terry Thompson, and friends Earl “Peanutt” Montgomery, Joe South*, Reggie Young*)
- Nashville A-Team - The Players (Eddie Bayers, Paul Franklin, John Hobbs, Brent Mason, Michael Rhodes)
- The Muscle Shoals Horn Section (Aaron Brown, Harrison Calloway, Ronnie Eades, Charlie Rhodes, Harvey Thompson)
- Owen Bradley*
- Billy Sherrill
- Bob Taylor
*Being honored posthumously
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