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Revitalized recording studio puts Macon in the spotlight

Clip: 01/17/2020 | 6m 7s Video has closed captioning.

Many a masterpiece has been recorded at Capricorn Sound Studios in Macon, Georgia. Otis Redding’s manager, Phil Walden, co-founded the label, and Capricorn went on to produce a decade of southern rock hits. But as the music industry changed, Capricorn went bankrupt and fell into disrepair -- until a recent revival lifted the studio, and the city, back into the limelight. Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 01/17/20

Rating: NR

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