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The Allman Brothers Band's final show - 5 years ago last night!

Five years ago today, the Allman Brothers Band played their final show at the Beacon Theatre. You can order a CD of the final show right here. FIVE F'IN YEARS?? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I covered the…
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RIP Robert Hunter, one of the all-time great songwriters

Eyes of the World: An interview with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter So very, very sad to hear that Robert Hunter has passed away. To honor the man, I present my 2015 (?) interview. An edited version ran on WSJ.com as part of a preview…

Chasing Ice: Great imagery telling a crucial story

Chasing Ice looks like a remarkable codumentary and I am really looking forward to seeing it. Much more information here, including a great interview with photographer  James Balog. Balog, from that page: "The science community…

Why letters from Big in China readers have meant so much...

I have continued to receive consistent, sporadic, heartfelt emails from people who read Big in China and were moved enough to find my website and write me a note. They mean a lot to me. Writing can be a lonely task. You sit in some…
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Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Albert Collins!

Please check out my Amazon Ebook One Way Out: An Oral History of the Allman Brothers Band (Kindle Single). My good friend Kirk West has been going through his negatives and digitizing decades of great photographs. He has wonderful images…