Category: Days Gone By – stories from the past

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know that Barber shop singing actually originated in Barber shops? Here is the story about its development

BARBER SHOP SINGING BY INEZ MCCOLLUM Barber Shop Singing began in America in the last half of the 19th Century. Barber Shop Quartets originated…

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Is there a music muse in Muscle Shoals? Read this and decide for yourself [pictures & video]

Called the Singing River The Cherokees who lived in the northwestern corner of Alabama called the river that flowed through their territory “Unashay” —…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know that the University Club in Tuscaloosa was once the Governor’s Mansion? [vintage pictures]

The history of the beautiful University Club in Tuscaloosa dates back to the very beginning of the state of Alabama. Captain James H. Dearing,…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Alabama signed a tentative agreement to purchase West Florida for $1,000,000 – this is what happened next

Alabama tried to annex and purchase West Florida many times. Here is what happened when they tried. The land to West Florida, located under…