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Author Index

  • Peter Olson
    Barry Beckett

    Keyboardist and record producer Barry Beckett (1943-2009) is widely recognized for his …
  • Peter B. Olson
    Dan Penn

    Wallace Daniel Pennington (1941- ) of Vernon, Lamar County, is a songwriter, singer, producer, and guitarist....
  • Peter B. Olson
    Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section (MSRS)

    The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section (MSRS) is one of America's most notable American recording-studio...
  • Peter B. Olson
    Thomas Cain

    Alabama native Thomas Glenn Cain (1946- ) is a keyboard virtuoso, composer, and vocalist who achieved...
  • Peter B. Olson
    Roger Hawkins

    Roger Gail Hawkins (1945- ) is an Alabama-raised musician who became internationally renowned …
  • Peter B. Olson
    Sonny James (James Hugh Loden)

    Sonny James (1929- ) is a country music singer widely known by his nickname, the "Southern Gentleman."...
  • Peter B. Olson
    David Hood

    Electric bassist, trombonist, and producer David Hood (1943- ) is internationally recognized as a …
  • Peter Olson
    Jimmy Ray Johnson

    Jimmy Johnson (1943-2019) of Sheffield, Colbert County, enjoyed a remarkable and extensive career as …
  • James N. Ortego II
    Sonia Sanchez

    Sonia Sanchez (1934-) is a poet who was born and lived her early years in Alabama. Growing up in Alabama...
  • Terry D. Oswalt
    Mike Brown

    Michael E. Brown (1965- ) is the Richard and Barbara Rosenberg Professor of Planetary Astronomy at the...

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