CHERRY IN MUSCLE SHOALS, ALABAMA!

Cherry has just returned from her 6th trip to the USA spending time with her Mississippi musicians as well as travelling to areas she had been meaning to visit for some time including hippy Haight Ashbury in San Francisco, the natural wonders of Yosemite National Park, horse riding in Monument Valley and camping in Sedona, Arizona. She was invited to Alabama towards the end of her trip where she met up with Kelvin Holly, guitarist with Little Richard and Pegi Young (Neil Young's wife). Kelvin played with Cherry at the 2010 Howlin' Wolf Festival in West Point Mississippi and his wife owns the former Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, now known as Cypress Moon Studios, they're pictured below.

Cherry is set to record next year in Muscle Shoals, this time she was making new friends and contacts and soaking up the incredible history made in the one and only Muscle Shoals. She also got chance to go to Fame Studios and also to meet legendary songwriter Dan Penn who has had countless hits over the years including The Commitment's Dark End Of The Street and Aretha Franklin's Do Right Woman, Do Right Man. It was quite a day in Alabama!

 

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