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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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The Allman Brothers turn 50! The story of their formation

It's March 26, 2019. Happy 50th birthday Allman Brothers Band! Let's celebrate with an excerpt from One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band detailing their formation. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); DICKEY…
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The Allman Brothers band's final bow - four years ago

Four 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. I covered the final shows every which way, posting on Facebook, covering immediately for Billboard,…
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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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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…
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Organization Man - Twiggs Lyndon’s wild life and eerie death.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); On this day (Nov. 16) in 1979, Twiggs Lyndon died in a skydiving accident in Duanesburg, New York Twiggs was the road manager for the Allman Brothers Band and so much more,…
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Oteil on One Way Out

In October, 2014, as the Allman Brothers band were preparing to play their final shows at the Beacon Theatre, I received the following email from Oteil Burbridge about his reaction to reading One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman…
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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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Jaimoe's Jassz Band to Play One Way Out Paperback Release Party

Very excited to announce One Way Out paperback release party with Jaimoe's Jasssz Band at Brooklyn Bowl 3-1-15. Get your tickets now! Jai will be signing books with me afterwards. Big, big fun on tap. The paperback has about 15…
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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…
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Letters from Oteil and readers - feedback is always welcome

So I saw Oteil behind the Mushroom Stage at Wanee and he gave me a big hug and said, "Thank you for this wonderful book. What a gift to receive it at the end of this chapter of my career. You helped me put the last 17 years of my life in…