GRAMMY-winning band Alabama and Sam Moore, the legendary voice behind “Soul Man”will receive their stars on the Music City Walk of Fame next Thursday, May 26, at 1pm. The ceremony is free and open to the public. Walk of Fame ceremonies are unique Nashville events where we honor those stars that have made an impact on music and Music City. Please join us for this special day in downtown Nashville.
Alabama, which includes cousins Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry and Randy Owen, from Fort Payne, Ala., has sold 73 million albums and charted 43 No. 1 singles, including a record 21 No. 1 singles in a row. They are members of the Country Music Hall of Fame and have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. They released a new studio album, Southern Drawl, in 2015 and will kick off the North American leg of their Southern Drawl tour later this month.
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Sam Moore is best known as the tenor voice of the GRAMMY® winning soul duo Sam & Dave of Memphis-based Stax/Atlantic Records. The duo’s hits included “Hold On! I’m Coming,” “I Thank You,” and the iconic “Soul Man.” They sold more than 10 million records worldwide. Moore has also collaborated with country music artists, including Conway Twitty on “Rainy Night in Georgia” in 1994.