Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead

I'm very proud about my new Ebook, Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead and hope that you will check it out. The book includes interviews with Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Phil and Trey Anastasio together,Robert Hunter, Bill Kreutzmann,…

The 45th Anniversary of Eat A Peach

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Today is the 45th anniversary of the release of Eat A Peach, the album that first hooked me on the Allman Brothers Band. In honor of this, I offer you this edited excerpt from One…

Tedeschi Trucks Band announce Live DVD and album - info and videos

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); "A new peak in the continuing story of a great American rock & roll family band." - From album liner notes by David Fricke EDITED PRESS RELEASE: On March 17th, Tedeschi…
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Les Brers - Philly Fillmore, 10-14-16 video and more...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I've had so many thoughts about Butch in the past couple of weeks and one thing I keep coming back to is how good Les Brers was and how few people got to see that and really…
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Garth Hudson with Warren Haynes and Last Waltz 40 - I Shall Be Released and more...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Circumstances have conspired to keep me away from this run of Warren Haynes' Last Waltz 40 tour, which is a real shame. I've been loving what I hear. Last night in Albany, they were…
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Frogwings 2-9-99 Complete Show RIP Butch Trucks

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Well, this is a nice thing to see pop up. I was at this show at New York's Wetlands on 2-9-99. What a great place to see this remarkable, short-lived band. There's so much great stuff…
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Derek and Doyle Take Shanghai with Eric Clapton

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In honor of the release of Eric Clapton's new double-CD Live In San Diego (with Special Guest JJ Cale), I present the following article, which I wrote for Guitar World. Hanging…
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RIP Butch Trucks, 1947-2017

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Claude Hudson "Butch" Trucks (b. May 11, 1947, d. January 24, 2017) It’s with a very heavy heart that I report the death of Butch Trucks, drummer, founding member and…
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John Belushi jamming with the Allman Brothers

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); John Belushi would have been 68 today. On 4/20/79, he joined the Allman Brothers onstage at the Capitol Theatre, Passaic NJ for "Hey Bartender." Check it out: (adsbygoogle…
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Oteil sits in with Tedeschi Trucks Band

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); How nice to see Oteil Burbridge back on stage with the Tedeschi Trucks Band for a song last weekend at the Sunshine Blues Fest in Boca where Oteil now lives. They played Leon Russell's…

Gregg Allman's tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

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 assassination. Gregg Allman wrote this song for Dr. King but it was never on…