Summer 2014: “Makin’ Music” sneak peek!

Makin’ Music
Larry Brockway’s Hall of Fame Studio is a hit in Neodesha

Rodney Lay likes to say that Larry Brockway has big ears. 

Just not in the way you’re thinking.

“He can just hear what sounds right,” says Lay, of “Hee Haw” and Rodney & the Blazers fame. “I’ve recorded with some of the best in the business, and this guy is right there with them. I tell you what, Larry is really, really a fine engineer and record producer.”

And Brockway’s equally lauded Hall of Fame Studio is based right here in Southeast Kansas. Not Nashville or New York – but Neodesha.

“He’s just a phenomenon for this part of the country,” Lay says. “When you think about all the people he’s brought to the state, he’s been a well-kept secret for all these years – a great treasure for Southeast Kansas.”

Musicians for Merle Haggard, Elton John, Patti LaBelle, Sheryl Crow, Paul McCartney: They’ve come from Nashville, Los Angeles – all over the country – to record specifically with Brockway at Hall of Fame Studio. Brockway has recognized all along that there’s something special about his small-town space, and everyone who records there has to agree…

Want to keep reading about Hall of Fame Studio? Check out the summer issue of Southeast Kansas Living, which is out now! It includes this story in its entirety, plus so much more. Subscribe now, or contact us to find a newsstand near you.

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