Entries by AlanPaul

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Gregg Allman on supporting the home team

I’ve been going through my archives and interviews conducted for One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band and pulling out some great pieces and tidbits that didn’t fit the book but that I wanted to share. such as… As discussed in the songwriting story in One Way Out,, Gregg Allman and Jackson Browne were roommates […]

Albert King Career Overview

I wrote a lot of entries for a couple of Music Guides many eons ago. I am going to start sharing some here, starting with one of my all-time favorite guitarists. If this interests you, please check out my interview with Albert here – it was one of my first interviews for Guitar World and it remains one […]

Taj Mahal and Keb Mo’ team up

Taj Mahal and Keb Mo’ have teamed up for a new album, TajMo, and will be touring together this spring and summer. They are two of my favorites and I’ve been paying more attention to Keb since the Love Rocks NYC show at the Beacon. I thought his “In My Life” was a highlight – it […]

John Prine: A Short Appreciation

Some reflection on why I was so profoundly moved by seeing John Prine at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center last Saturday… I thought I was a John Prine fan. I knew all the words to his “Please Don’t Bury Me” when I was 14. I’ve played his relatively obscure “Great Rain” since Big In […]

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Bob Weir D’Angelico signature guitar unveiled

D’Angelico has released its  Premier SS Bob Weir Signature guitar. Check it out.  The one I linked to is just one of three price points for the guitar, which looks and sounds great. I am looking forward to trying one out for myself. I interviewed Weir’s guitar tech AJ Santella last fall whenI wrote this Guitar World cover […]

Happy Anniversary Allman Brothers Band

Happy anniversary Allman Brothers Band, born March 26, 1969. Thank you for all the music, memories and joy. And for the material to write One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band, of course. I saw a lot of the 40th anniversary shows, and two stand out by a lot; Eric Clapton on […]