Tuesday, August 3, 2021

The PBS on-demand streaming service, WPBS Passport, is now available in Canada! Learn More

HomeVideoPBS VideoIndependent Lens | Muscle Shoals | When Percy Sledge Made it Big...

Independent Lens | Muscle Shoals | When Percy Sledge Made it Big | PBS


http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/muscle-shoals
Premiering April 21, 2014. Check local listings:
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/broadcast.html

In this clip from the Independent Lens documentary Muscle Shoals, soul singer Percy Sledge recounts how he went from working (and singing) on a cotton field and in a hospital to singing in an Elks Club to being discovered by a DJ and finally making it big, starting with recordings made at FAME Studios.

Learn more about “Independent Lens”:
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens

Watch “Independent Lens” films online:
http://video.pbs.org/program/1218239994/