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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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Jaimoe Remembers Gregg Allman

“There’s not anybody I ever heard who sang with more truth and passion than Gregory,” says Allman co-founder. I interviewed Jaimoe and wrote this story for Rolling Stone after Gregg died. I was in Beijing, actually, which is why I missed…
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Reflections on 25 Years Of Interviewing Gregg Allman

Today, May 27, 2020, is the third anniversary of Gregg Allman's death. The surprising secret at the heart of Gregg Allman's blues-rock music: He was really a folkie soul singer. Photo - Derek McCabe I wrote this personal reminiscence…

Lockdown Lowdown Volume Two: Duane Betts

I've been doing a series of video interviews during the Lockdown. Time to share here. Volume One: The Allman Betts band's Duane Betts.
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Lockdown Lowdown Volume One: Blackberry Smoke's Charlie Starr

I've been doing a series of video interviews during the Lockdown. Time to share here. Volume One: Blackberry Smoke's Charlie Starr.

The GW Inquirer with Trey Anastasio - 1998

I completely forgot about this. In 1998, I somehow got Trey Anastasio to do a little ol' Guitar World Inquirer, around the release of Phish's The Story of the Ghost. Enjoy. ** Who or what inspired you to play guitar?If I was honest, I’d have…