The first taste of One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band can be had in the new Guitar World.
To tie in with the Clapton cover theme, they excerpted the chapter on the making of Layla and how it almost destroyed the Allman Brothers Band.
I also interviewed Warren Haynes about Play All Night: Live at the Beacon Theater 1992 and the stories run together.
GW Editor Brad Tolinski reviewed One Way Out, giving it a great reading and writing a review with admirable scope and depth. As a writer, this is truly appreciated, perhaps even more so than a positive review.
Here’s my favorite paragraph:
“The stories are salty, unfiltered and straight from the horse’s mouth. It’s a good thing, too, because the Allmans’ story is often so bizarre and harrowing it’s hard to believe it’s true. The word ‘definitive’ gets tossed around so often it has lost some of its meaning, but this 400-page journey into the heart of rock and roll darkness deserves the accolade.”
-Brad Tolinski, Guitar World Editor in Chief