A little unknown fact about Charlotte……..

James Brown

Ain’t no drag, “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag” was recorded right here in Charlotte in 1965 at Arthur Smith Studios. In 1969, Arthur Smith, famous for composing “Dueling Banjos” of Deliverance fame, opened a n independent recording studio, a two0story brick building at 5457 Monroe Road. Hundreds of country albums and advertising jingles were also recorded there.

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