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The Circle is Unbroken - Friends of the Brothers Return to Brooklyn Bowl 10/25

We will never allow the circle to be broken. Very excited to be returning to the great Brooklyn Bowl with Friends of the Brothers on October 25.  Tickets are just $12 and presales are a big help. Click here. FOB features Peter Levin…
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That time Duane Allman and Thom Doucette jammed with Bobby Blue Bland

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I'm posting this on November 20, 2017, which should have been Duane Allman's 71st birthday. It boggles the mind that he died at 24 and to ponder all the years unlived, all the music…
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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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Reason #1,287 Jaimoe is the coolest man alive... it involves Eric Clapton

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It's no secret that I think Jaimoe is the coolest, smartest, hippest cat in town. Here's one example of why. When Eric Clapton and the rest of Derek and the Dominos came to see…
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How Duane Allman's three Les Pauls met each other at the Beacon in 2014

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Duane Allman had three primary Les Pauls during his time with the Allman Brothers Band. The 1957 goldtop he played on the band’s first two albums as well as most…
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RIP Johnny Sandlin: An interview with one of his oldest friends.

Johnny Sandlin's  death was the fourth terrible blow this year to the Allman Bothers Band community, following the losses of Butch Trucks, Col. Bruce Hampton and, of course, Gregg Allman. Sandlin was probably the least known outside…
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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…

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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Lynyrd Skynyrd's Gary Rossington plays Duane Allman's Les Paul

I interviewed Lynyrd Skynyrd's Gary Rossington last week for an upcoming Guitar World story. Just a few nights prior he had played Duane Allman's 1957 Les Paul goldtop, courtesy of Richard Brent and my friends at the Big House Museum and…
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The Recording of Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

This week in 1970, Eric Clapton and Duane Allman and the rest of Derek and the Dominos recorded Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs in Miami. Here's the story of that landmark album, in an excerpt from One Way Out: The Inside History of the…

The Allman Brothers Band Memorabilia - an Interview

I've been really enjoying a new book, The Allman Brothers Band Classic Memorabilia, 1969-76. The topic is pretty much right in the title. The book highlights individual collectibles, including band instruments and equipment, t-shirts,…