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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…

A David Gilmour interview in honor of his birthday

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I interviewed David Gilmour in October, 2015, for a Relix cover story. Today is his birthday. Good enough reason to share the story with you. David Gilmour’s guitar sound is…

Gregg Allman: A Personal Reflection

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});  I am re-posting in advance of the Friday, September 8 release of his final album, Southern Blood. “Check this out, man!” Gregg Allman leaned back in his…

An Interview with David Gilmour

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I interviewed David Gilmour in October, 2015, for a Relix cover story. Today is his birthday. Good enough reason to share the story with you. David Gilmour’s guitar sound is…
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Gov’t Mule The Tel-Star Sessions Reviewed

I reviewed Gov't Mule's new archival release The Tel-Star Sessions in the current issue of Relix.  Kicking Asses In 1994, a year before their self-titled debut and just two months after their first show, the original…
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Steve Kimock and the endless quest for liquid gold tone

// Amazon.com Widgets I just came across this Steve Kimock feature I wrote for Relix in 2005, just before moving to China. I thought it was pretty swell. Enjoy. * It’s 8:10 pm at New York’s Bowery Ballroom. Doors were supposed to…
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ABB done at end of the year - but not yet!

Gregg Allman told Relix that the Allman Brothers Band will no longer tour regularly after 2014. "This is it—this is the end of it,” he told Relix, as part of an interview for the magazine's 40th anniversary issue. "Forty five years is…