Entries by AlanPaul

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Oysterhead Revisited

I’m looking forward to seeing Trey Anastasio solo acoustic next month and it got me thinking about how he’s so often experimenting with new musical settings and ideas. He told me about a project he’d like to do when I interviewed him for Guitar world two years ago. It would be so cool. In the […]

Clapton to play Hyde Park with Winwood, Santana, Clark

Eric Clapton will play Hyde Park in London on July 8, with special guests including Steve Winwood, Santana and Gary Clark Jr..  Blind Faith on June 7, 1969. One of EC’s Blind Faith bandmates was, of  course, Winwood. “I have happy memories of performing in Hyde Park in the past and I’m really looking forward to playing there again […]


Organization Man – Twiggs Lyndon’s wild life and eerie death.

On this day (Nov. 16) in 1979, Twiggs Lyndon died in a skydiving accident in Duanesburg, New York Twiggs was the road manager for the Allman Brothers Band and so much more, including the house photographer who captured so many great early shots of the band. He was a character every bit as interesting and far out as anyone […]

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Allman Brothers Band’s final show – 3 years ago

Three 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, with a story I had to get up and write with about two […]