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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…
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The wild, insane totally true tale of Col. Bruce Hampton's death

A year ago today, May 1, 2017, Col. Bruce Hampton died in the most dramatic possible fashion during his 70th birthday party concert at the fabulous Fox Theatre in Atlanta.  I wrote the following story for the Wall Street Journal and was…
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Bad Boys, Bad Boys, What cha Gonna Do?

A Look At The Detroit Pistons Bad Boys Teams The Detroit Pistons' Bad Boys teams are in the news right now because of ESPN's The Last Dance documentary about Michael Jordan's Bulls teams. I was a major fan and watched the Pistons rise…
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Happy Birthday Allman Brothers Band!

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The Brothers 3/10/20 - A review

I reviewed the Brothers March 10, 2020 Madison Square Garden for Billboard. Because it is behind a paywall. I am sharing again here. All photos by Derek McCabe. The Brothers’ Madison Square Garden reunion show to celebrate the Allman…
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Jaimoe Profiled in the WSJ

I profiled Jaimoe for the Wall Street Journal and their Weekend Confidential feature last week. Because many were blocked from seeing it by the WSJ firewall, I am sharing again here. Stay safe everyone. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle…
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Celebrating Eat A Peach on its Anniversary

In honor of the 48th anniversary of the release of Eat A Peach - it came out February 12, 1972 -  I present the following excerpt from One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band. This is a very partial, very abridged…