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A Tribute to Butch Trucks 3/1/17: thoughts, photos, videos.

Last Weds. March 1, I paid tribute to Butch Trucks with a special band: my Big in China core supplemented by Andy Aledort (Dickey Betts), Peter Levin (Gregg Allman) and Junior Mack (Jaimoe). This show meant a lot to me. March in NYC has…
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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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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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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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Les Brers and Freight Train Band both to tour

I am very pleased that the two bands Butch Trucks has put together to play the music of the Allman Brothers Band will be out on the road this summer and early fall. LES BRERS, which is as close as anyone sounds to vintage ABB and which…
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One Way Out paperback Release Events

Well, here it comes on February 24: the paperback edition of One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band, updated with an extensive new chapter on the Allman Brothers Band's tumultuous final year, and 15 new photos by Kirk West,…
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One Way Out excerpt: The recording of At Fillmore East

In honor of the release of the expanded The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings, I present the following excerpt from One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band. This is a partial, very abridged version of Chapter 8. To read…