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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…

Allman Brothers Band At Fillmore East 46th Anniversary

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In honor of the 46th anniversary of the last 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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John Belushi jamming with the Allman Brothers

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); John Belushi would have been 68 today. On 4/20/79, he joined the Allman Brothers onstage at the Capitol Theatre, Passaic NJ for "Hey Bartender." Check it out: (adsbygoogle…
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Dickey Betts on the term Southern Rock

  Look what I found - an interesting overlooked tidbit from a Dickey Betts interview, circa 1998 or 99. You didn't like being called Southern Rock. How do you feel about it now? Mixed. It is true that we were the first band to…
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Tedeschi Trucks Band - "Liz Reed"

Luther Dickinson of the North Mississippi All Stars joined Derek Trucks and the Tedeschi Trucks Bands last night at the Beacon for a three-song encore, concluding with the Allman Brothers Band's 1970 instrumental "In Memory of Elizabeth…

Allman Bros Volunteer Jam 1986 Reunion - full show

Well, this is cool. 07/12/86, Starwood Ampitheatre, Charlie Daniels' Volunteer Jam. Reunion of the Allman Brothers Band Lots of sartorial and grooming jokes that could be made, but I'd say that it's pretty amazing that this is the first…
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Allman Brothers' Jessica - keyboards only

I thought this was pretty cool. Dickey Betts and the Allman Brothers' classic instrumental"Jessica" - keyboards only (or emphasized). Obviously, Chuck Leavell is the star here, but pay attention to some of Gregg's organ licks and harmonies. //…

Allman Brothers at the Fillmore East, 3-13-71

Well, this is pretty cool. I'm not sure of the origin of the video, but it's been around a bit, originally with no audio. Serious Allman Brothers fan (and excellent British guitarist) Jules Fothergill was able to decipher what was being played…

Dickey Betts and Great Southern Announce first 2015 dates - UPDATED WITH NEW GIGS

Dickey Betts & Great Southern cancelled three recent appearances so that Dickey could be at the bedside of a close family member battling cancer. Yesterday they announced four dates in May, their first confirmed 2015 appearances. Hopefully…

Allman Brothers Band at the Fillmore 9/23/70

There's a lot for me to figure out about You Tube's new Music Vault channels. But hee's one thing that you need to understand: despite a flurry of articles this week with headlines like "Allman Brothers release full, classic Fillmore show," they…

Geraldo Rivera 1979 Tv report on the Allman Brothers

Check out the video below: a pretty great Geraldo Rivera report about the Allman Brothers Band and their 1979 reunion: Geraldo is a legit fan and did a great radio interview with me when One Way Out came out. Lots of great lines in…