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The formation of the Allman Brothers Band

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It's March 26, 2018. Happy 49th birthday Allman Brothers Band!Let's celebrate with an excerpt from One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band detailing their…
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Eric Clapton with the Allman Brothers Band, 2009

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It's March 20. On this day in 2009, Eric Clapton played the second of two nights with the Allman Brothers Band, the emotional and musical climax of an incredible 40th anniversary…
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The Allman Brothers At Fillmore East: A Brief History

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In honor of the 47th anniversary of the first night of the magical Fillmore East turn that produced the epic album.  I present the following excerpt from One Way Out: The…

A David Gilmour interview in honor of his birthday

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I interviewed David Gilmour in October, 2015, for a Relix cover story. Today is his birthday. Good enough reason to share the story with you. David Gilmour’s guitar sound is…
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Butch Trucks gone one year today.

Wow. It's been a year since we lost Butch Trucks.  I am reposting what I wrote last year the next day in a haze of sadness, confusion, anger and exhaustion verbatim below. I see some changes I would make, but I think it best to let the…

Oteil Free LiveStream - and our BackStory interview in full

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I saw Oteil Burbridge 's Oteil and Friends last night at le Poisson Rouge and it was fantastic. I hadn't realized just how badly I needed a blast of optimistic funky…

Gregg Allman's Moving Tribute to MLK

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Every year on MLK Day I share "God Rest His Soul," Gregg Allman's beautiful tribute to Dr. King, which he wrote and recorded in 1968, shortly after the great man's assassination. Gregg…
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Oysterhead Revisited

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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…
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In honor of Gregg Allman's 70th Birthday - full 2001 Interview

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I interviewed Gregg for a Hittin the Note cover story in 2001. I was supposed to fly down to his then-new home in Savannah but t we ran out of time and it became a phone interview…
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Gregg Allman, Tedeschi Trucks nominated for Grammy Awards

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Gregg Allman was nominated for two Grammy Awards for his final album, the posthumous Southern Blood: Best Americana Album and Best American Roots Song for  “My Only…