Houston’s Legendary SugarHill Recording Studios Turns Eighty
In 1998, SugarHill Recording Studios sound engineer Dan Workman received a call from a man named Mathew Knowles asking to book studio time for a group called Destiny’s Child. “I didn’t know who they were,” Workman admitted. “They just had one album out. They had one song that was on the radio [“No, No, No”], but not any of the stations I was listening to. So I wasn’t starstruck at all.” Knowles showed up at the studio in Houston’s Third Ward with his seventeen-year-old daughter, Beyoncé, who performed a karaoke session with Workman. Only after Beyoncé gave her approval did Mathew bring in the other two members of the group, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, to record tracks for the group’s sophomore album, The Writing’s on…View Original Post
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