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Muscle Shoals, Alabama: 25-Foot-Tall Aluminum Bass Guitar Man Team Field Report

1918 Avalon Ave., Muscle Shoals, AL
East side of the city. In front of the city library (and next to the high school) on the south side of Avalon Ave. a half-mile west of its intersection with Hwy 157.
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25-Foot-Tall Aluminum Bass Guitar Man

Perched on a stool, he has curly hair, mutton chop sideburns, a mustache, aviator sunglasses, and bell bottom jeans. Based on a photo from 1973. Report... [06/06/2015]

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Statue and sign.

25-Foot-Tall Aluminum Bass Guitar Man

Officially "The Singing River Sculpture" (weirdly, the same name as his fellow giant band member in nearby Sheffield) looks to be well kept, especially this close to a high school. There's an in-depth history of the local music scene on plaques in front of him.

[Rustin LaFurney, 04/07/2022]

The plan was to erect four different giant rock 'n' rollers in neighboring towns; so far two have been built, and none since this one in 2014.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Muscle Shoals Sound StudiosMuscle Shoals Sound Studios, Muscle Shoals, AL - 2 mi.
Giant Aluminum Rock 'n' RollerGiant Aluminum Rock 'n' Roller, Sheffield, AL - 3 mi.
Outlaw Buried Beneath RoadOutlaw Buried Beneath Road, Florence, AL - 4 mi.
In the region:
Live Lions On College Campus, Florence, AL - 5 mi.

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