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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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Review of Live at the Fillmore East and West - by Bob Lefsetz

Bob Lefsetz writes a music industry newsletter I find consistently interesting and enlightening. I recommend subscribing and checking out his archives here. He reviewed a new book about the Fillmores. I have not read it yet, but am going…

Gregg Allman at the Roxy - By Bob Lefestz

THE FOLLOWING WAS NOT WRITTEN BY ME, BUT BY BOB LEFSETZ. I don't agree with it all - "hot 'Lanta" is not GA's showcase - but totally dig the concept, and shared it here, because I thought my readers would enjoy. I have been a regular…

The story behind "Some Kind of Wonderful"

Bob Lefsetz wrote about the song "Some Kind of Wonderful," made into a hit by Grand Funk Railroad, which prompted the song's writer and original singer John Ellison, of the great, forgotten Soul Brothers Six, to respond. I found his story about…