Jimmy Johnson

Jimmy Johnson is the co-founder of the Muscle Shoals Sound Studios in Alabama along with fellow studio musicians Roger Hawkins, Barry Beckett and David Hood.  The four musicians, known as the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, started playing together in and around Jimmy’s hometown of Sheffield, Alabama, not too far from where his studio would later stand.  He began recording with Frame Studios before establishing his studio in 1969.  Jimmy was also the engineer for the Rolling Stones’ album “Sticky Fingers, which included such classics as “Brown Sugar,” “Wild Horses,” and “Moonlight Mile.” 

Interview Date:
July 13, 2015
Job Title:
Co-Founder
Company:
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

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