Friday, May 16, 2014

Deb Boykin interviews Dick Cooper, curator at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame

Dick Cooper with his dog
This week Dick Cooper, curator at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame, talks with Community Arts program manager Deb Boykin about the 2014 class of inductees, the history of the Hall of Fame, and the artifacts on display there. A journalist, photographer, and respected member of the Muscle Shoals music community, Cooper discusses Alabama musicians who were seminal figures in genres including country, soul, rhythm and blues, rockabilly, jazz, and rock as well as the state’s newer artists who continue to influence popular music.

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