music producer

Musician, producer, judge on The X Factor, Cincinnati native, and now, author – he’s LA Reid and he was recently in town promoting his memoir, Sing to Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic, and Searching for Who’s Next.

You may not know Rick Hall’s name, but you’ve heard the music he has produced. Everyone from Mac Davis to Alicia Keys to Wilson Pickett to Aretha Franklin and many more. His memoir, The Man from Muscle Shoals: My Journey from Shame to Fame, is now out and he joins our Ron Esposito on the phone to talk about his life and career.