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Duane Allman’s Three Beloved Les Pauls Reunited Onstage for the Allman Brothers’ Final Stand

Duane Allman had three primary Les Pauls during his time with the Allman Brothers Band. The 1957 goldtop he played on the band’s first two albums as well as most of the Derek and the Dominos Layla sessions has been on display…
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Two years ago today - the Allman Brothers band's final show

Two 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. I covered the final shows every which way, posting on Facebook, covering immediately for Billboard,…
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The Guitar World Inquirer with Susan Tedeschi

I had forgotten that I interviewed Susan Tedeschi for Guitar World in 2000! Here you go.  Blues singer/guitarist Susan Tedeschi was nominated for the Best new Artist Grammy, alongside the likes of Britney Spears and Kid Rock. Her…
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Lynyrd Skynyrd's Gary Rossington plays Duane Allman's Les Paul

I interviewed Lynyrd Skynyrd's Gary Rossington last week for an upcoming Guitar World story. Just a few nights prior he had played Duane Allman's 1957 Les Paul goldtop, courtesy of Richard Brent and my friends at the Big House Museum and…
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Dickey Betts on the term Southern Rock

  Look what I found - an interesting overlooked tidbit from a Dickey Betts interview, circa 1998 or 99. You didn't like being called Southern Rock. How do you feel about it now? Mixed. It is true that we were the first band to…

Warren Haynes Christmas Jam Lineup Announced

PRESS RELEASE: Warren Haynes' 28th Annual Christmas Jam returns on December 10,2016 to Asheville, NC's U.S. Cellular Center. The Jam  brings together the Asheville community with performing artists, volunteers…
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Tedeschi Trucks Band - "Liz Reed"

Luther Dickinson of the North Mississippi All Stars joined Derek Trucks and the Tedeschi Trucks Bands last night at the Beacon for a three-song encore, concluding with the Allman Brothers Band's 1970 instrumental "In Memory of Elizabeth…

Stream Marcus King Band New Release

The Marcus King Band has released their second album - which is their first non-DIY effort - and it's damn good. Well, i think so anyhow and you can stream three tracks below and make your own decisions. The album was produced by King's…