Marshall Tucker Band honored at historic Grant's Lounge

Ronshad Berry

MACON, Ga. -- The Marshall Tucker Band was honored at the historic Grant's Lounge Friday, Nov. 3.

Wes Griffith with Moonhanger Group and Creek Media and Ed Grant, Jr. of Grant's Lounge presented Doug Gray of the Marshall Tucker Band with a gift commemorating the band's signing to Capricorn Records after a showcase at the venue in 1971.

The band came to Macon from Spartanburg, South Carolina, where they caught the attention of Capricorn Records.

In particular, studio engineer and producer Paul Hornsby liked the band. Hornsby still lives in Macon today and owns and operates Muscadine Recording Studios.

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