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The Allman Brothers Band's final show - 5 years ago last night!

Five 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. FIVE F'IN YEARS?? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I covered the…
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RIP Robert Hunter, one of the all-time great songwriters

Eyes of the World: An interview with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter So very, very sad to hear that Robert Hunter has passed away. To honor the man, I present my 2015 (?) interview. An edited version ran on WSJ.com as part of a preview…
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It's the 30th Anniversary of the Allman Brothers' return with Seven Turns

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Brothers Show to Be ReBroadcast, Available for Purchase

"THE BROTHERS'" MARCH 10 SOLD-OUT,NEARLY FOUR-HOURSHOW AT MADISON SQUARE GARDENCELEBRATING 50 YEARSOF THE MUSIC OF THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BANDTO BE RE-BROADCAST THIS WEEKEND VIA NUGS.TV Press Release Below. Not my words.  Surviving…
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Derek Trucks - 2002 Guitar World story

I've been having fun digging through my archives during Lockdown. Today, to celebrate Derek Trucks' 41st birthday, I present this 2002 Guitar world article focused on the Derek Trucks Band's third album, Joyful Noise. Derek with the ABB,…
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Jaimoe Remembers Gregg Allman

“There’s not anybody I ever heard who sang with more truth and passion than Gregory,” says Allman co-founder. I interviewed Jaimoe and wrote this story for Rolling Stone after Gregg died. I was in Beijing, actually, which is why I missed…
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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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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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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…