Wishbone Studios

1920 Webster Avenue, Muscle Shoals, AL

Tours available by appointment. Admission is charged.

Wishbone Studios has served the music and recording industry since 1976. In the early years hits were recorded by Hank Williams Jr., The Commodores, Roy Orbison, Waylon Jennings, Charlie Daniels, Thelma Houston, The Temptations, The Supremes and many others. Billboard’s 1978 Song of the Year “Angel in Your Arms” was recorded here. The legacy continues under the ownership of Bud and Mike McGuire. The studio is the home of country supergroup Shenandoah. Wishbone is ushering in a new era of the Muscle Shoals sound with recordings of southern gospel, praise and worship music and other projects.


• Clayton Ivey (1971-1982)
• Terry Woodford (1971- 1984)
Bud McGuire

• Clayton Ivey
• Terry Woodford
Alan Schulman

Writers and Musicians:
• Clayton Ivey
Mac McAnally
• Robert Byrne
• Tommy Brasfield
• Donnie Lowery

• The Commodores
• The Temptations
• The Supremes


• Pete Carr, Not a Word on It
• Garland Green, "I.O.U."

• Hank Williams, Jr., One Night Stands
• Mac McAnally, Mac McAnally
• Hot, Hot
• Hot, "Angel in Your Arms"
• LeBlanc and Carr, Midnight Light*
• Barbara Wyrick, A Taste Of
• Phillip Jarrell, I Sing My Songs for You*
• Bill Brandon, Bill Brandon*
• Ann Sexton, The Beginning*

• Mac McAnally, No Problem Here
• Wayne Newton, Change of Heart
Saturday Night Band, Come On Dance, Dance 
• Hoodoo Rhythm Devils, All Kidding Aside
• Rudy Love and the Love Family, This Song Is for You*
• Hot, If That's the Way You Want It... You Got It
• John Kay, All in Good Time

• Roy Orbison, Laminar Flow
• Robert Byrne, Blame It on the Night
• Funky Communication Committee, Baby I Want You

• Mac McAnally, Cuttin’ Corners
• Millie Jackson, For Men Only
• Teddy Huffman and the Gems, Incredible

• Kelly Hunt and the Kinetics, Blue Light Special

• Mac McAnally, Nothing But the Truth
Mac McAnally, "Minimum Love"
• Allen Collins Band, Here, There and Back*

• Ziggy Mahoney, Just Looking

• Danzig Band, D. Tales
• Kelly Willard, Message from a King*