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Introducing my Chinese bandmates to the Allman Brothers Band

This is an excerpt of my first book, Big in China. Signed copies are available directly from me here, where you can also learn a lot more about the book. It is also available in Kindle right here or as an Audiobook…
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My Gregg Allman obit for the Wall Street Journal

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I wrote the Wall Street Journal obituary for Gregg just over a month ago. I have to say that in such times, going to work is a great relief even as it is a stress. Like…
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Jaimoe's Jasssz Band going strong

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Rather unexpectedly, Jaimoe is the last of the original Allman Brothers Band members still performing regularly. Just looking at that sentence is so sad that I can't even dwell…

Betts on Looking Good

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I came across this little nugget in an old Dickey Betts interview and thought you'd enjoy. Do you think that a big problem with the video age is that bands now have to look…
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Complete 2015 interview with Gregg Allman

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In 2015, I interviewed Gregg for the Wall Street Journal as he was promoting the release of his two-CD live album, Back To Macon, GA. The story caused a bit of a stir,…
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Back Where It All Begins: Allman Brothers Band, Fillmore East, 1970

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Just a reminder on this sad day of Gregg's funeral why we care so much. Rest in Peace, brother Gregg. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id…
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RIP Gregg Allman

This is just a very sad day Really just a very hard day. Thank you for all your thoughts and notes. My personal loss is a tiny fragment of the big picture. It's a giant loss for the community, for music and, of course, for Gregg's family. Gregg…
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Gregg Allman on supporting the home team

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I've been going through my archives and interviews conducted for One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band and pulling out some great pieces and…
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Allman Brothers Live at Fillmore 1971 - new video?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Some 8 MM film of Allman Brothers Band at Fillmore East, March '71 seems to have just popped up. I have to say that I don't know much about this or its origins, who filmed…

Happy Anniversary Allman Brothers Band

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Happy anniversary Allman Brothers Band, born March 26, 1969. Thank you for all the music, memories and joy. And for the material to write One Way Out: The Inside History…