Date: Jul 30th, 2013 · Tags: Jazz CD Reviews

American roots musician Jason Isbell, on his live recording Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Live in Alabama (Lightning Rod Records), performed a potent cover of Candi Staton’s “Heart on a String,” recorded at FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals in 1970. In that performance rests an entire history of American music of the period. Muscle Shoals and FAME Studios were, in their heyday, making music–and a lot of it–of a quality not heard since…

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Candi Staton: Evidence – The Complete Fame Records Masters