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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…
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Watkins Glen Story and Video

In 1973, the Grateful Dead, Allman Brothers Band and The Band teamed up for the Watkins Glen Summer Jam in New York’s Finger Lakes Region. It was the largest music festival ever, drawing about 650,000 people — nearly twice as many as Woodstock…
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Gregg Allman joins Tedeschi Trucks for One Way Out

Gregg joined the Tedeschi Trucks Band on stage at the Uptown Amphitheatre, Charlotte, NC last night (July 24). Now, this is interesting, because Derek has really kept his distance from the ABB since it ended in 2014. Also happy to see my…
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Jerry Garcia - "After Midnight" 11-8-76 Newly Released

A great version of a song I love, newly unearthed: Rare 1976 Jerry Garcia Band track "After Midnight" from GarciaLive Vol. 7: November 8, 1976 Sophie's Palo Alto Featuring Donna Jean Godcheaux This release is due out in August.…
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Buddy Guy Interview

I did this interview and wrote the extended intro for Guitar World in 2001. Buddy Guy has a special place in my heart for the reasons described below. Buddy Guy was the first musician I ever interviewed, 15 years ago, for The Michigan…