Top Reasons to Live in Florence, AL
- Sweet Sounds of Shoals Music Everywhere! Out of historic Florence, situated on the Tennessee River in the "Shoals" area, has wafted notes sung or played by greats like Aretha Franklin, "Father of the Blues" W.C. Handy, and Sam Phillips (one "Father of Rock and Roll"). Get familiar with the city by taking a ride on a Swampette Tours trolley bus to find All-Things-Music, including FAME Studios and the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. Music lovers are always at Pegasus Records, browsing albums of Muscle Shoals music, or enjoying live music at the Pegasus Garage.