Houston Matters

SugarHill Studios: The Abbey Road of the South

We learn about Houston’s SugarHill Studios, the world’s oldest continuously operating recording studio. SugarHill, which some have called the “Abbey Road of the South,” recently celebrated its 70th year. We hear from its president, Dan Workman, who talks about some of the famous artists who’ve recorded there, such as The Who, The Rolling Stones, Destiny’s […]

VU Meters. (Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media)We learn about Houston’s SugarHill Studios, the world’s oldest continuously operating recording studio.

SugarHill, which some have called the "Abbey Road of the South," recently celebrated its 70th year. We hear from its president, Dan Workman, who talks about some of the famous artists who’ve recorded there, such as The Who, The Rolling Stones, Destiny’s Child, The Big Bopper and Mickey Gilley.

Share

Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

More Information