Interview: Walt Wilkins on Producing the Mysterious Fluidity That is Texas Music

photo by Dave Hensley Americana Highways had the opportunity to have a phone conversation with producer Walt Wilkins on his way to play a house concert in Stephenville, Texas. We spoke about his life as a songwriter, producer, modern day poet and troubadour.  Americana Highways: What were some of your early influences?  Walt Wilkins: Well, […]

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Interview: FAME Studios’ Rodney Hall on Father’s Day and Upcoming New Album “Muscle Shoals: Small Town, Big Sound”

When Americana Highways caught up with Rodney Hall, it was the day after Father’s Day.   Hall’s father was Rick Hall, celebrated founder of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, who passed away last January after a half century of making hit records — groundbreaking hit records. In light of Father’s Day, Rick Hall’s legacy seemed […]

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