Earl "Peanutt" Montgomery Music Museum
This museum, located in downtown Sheffield, opened for public tours in July 2018. Montgomery is celebrated as a songwriter and musician. He began his career in the early 1960s as the lead guitarist for Rick Hall at the iconic FAME Recording Studio in Muscle Shoals. Montgomery has played with renowned artists such as Etta James and Patsy Cline. Legendary Country music artist George Jones recorded 73 songs written by Peanutt Montgomery, including duets with Tammy Wynette. The museum features numerous pieces of musical memorabilia, records, posters, and of course, Peanutt’s entertaining stories from his extensive musical background. These are told by Peanutt or his wife Charlene Montgomery as you tour the museum.
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