Episode Zero: The Singing River

Episode Zero: The Singing River

Words from the River

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Welcome to episode zero of Words on the River, a podcast about writing, writers, and words in general.  We are hailing from the Tennessee River, named the Singing River by those who inhabited it first, in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. If you aren’t familiar with the area, it’s a little town tucked into Northwest Alabama, known as the “Hit Recording Capital of the World” back during my childhood, thanks to Fame Recording Studios and Muscle Shoals Sound Studios. This week, since there is such a rich creative history along the river where I live, I thought I’d share a bit of the folklore that led to the Name “Singing River,” which inspired the title of this podcast.
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Welcome to episode zero of Words on the River, a podcast about writing, writers, and words in general.  We are hailing from the Tennessee River, named the Singing River by those who inhabited it first, in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. If you aren’t familiar with the area, it’s a little town tucked into Northwest Alabama, known as the “Hit Recording Capital of the World” back during my childhood, thanks to Fame Recording Studios and Muscle Shoals Sound Studios. This week, since there is such a rich creative history along the river where I live, I thought I’d share a bit of the folklore that led to the Name “Singing River,” which inspired the title of this podcast.
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