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It’s the 30th Anniversary of the Allman Brothers’ return with Seven Turns

It’s the 30th anniversary of the release of the Allman Brothers Band’s Seven Turns, which came out July 3, 1990. That makes it an excellent day to revisit the most important Story I ever wrote I didn’t even know I had a digital copy of this story until I stumbled upon it on my hard […]

Brothers Show to Be ReBroadcast, Available for Purchase

“THE BROTHERS’” MARCH 10 SOLD-OUT,NEARLY FOUR-HOURSHOW AT MADISON SQUARE GARDENCELEBRATING 50 YEARSOF THE MUSIC OF THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BANDTO BE RE-BROADCAST THIS WEEKEND VIA NUGS.TV Press Release Below. Not my words.  Surviving members of the ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND came together Tuesday, March 10 as THE BROTHERS for an acclaimed, sold-out, one-night-only show celebrating 50 years of the iconic American band’s legacy at Madison Square […]


Derek Trucks – 2002 Guitar World story

I’ve been having fun digging through my archives during Lockdown. Today, to celebrate Derek Trucks’ 41st birthday, I present this 2002 Guitar world article focused on the Derek Trucks Band’s third album, Joyful Noise. Joyful Noise (Columbia) is Derek Trucks’ third album but  the first that he could bear to listen to by the time […]

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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. I wrote this personal reminiscence of Gregg Allman for Billboard. Re-posted here exactly as it ran. The news of Gregg Allman’s death got me listening […]

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 to say Zeppelin 1, which I was obsessed with in […]