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Donna Jean Godchaux MacKay Part 1
Donna Jean Godchaux MacKay Part 1

In this chat, Donna Jean Godchaux Mackay covers:

  • Meeting and working with a young Cher in the studio

  • The homemade “instrument" her mother came up with so she could make music as a child

  • How Muscle Shoals became a safe haven for musicians amidst societal turmoil

  • How Elvis treated her in the studio and his last words to her before his death

  • What surprising outfit teen Donna Jean wore to the recording studio --  they still talk about today!

  • Cultivating lifelong friendships through music


Song "Shelter" courtesy of Donna Jean & The Tricksters

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