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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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Watkins Glen Summer Jam: the story behind the largest rock festival

In honor of Jerry Garcia's 75th birthday, I present this extensive, exclusive article on the Watkins Glen Summer Jam, at the time the largest concert ever. What an event. This story ran in a Grateful Dead one shot I wrote and edited for Parade…
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Garth Hudson with Warren Haynes and Last Waltz 40 - I Shall Be Released and more...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Circumstances have conspired to keep me away from this run of Warren Haynes' Last Waltz 40 tour, which is a real shame. I've been loving what I hear. Last night in Albany, they were…
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Warren Haynes, Don Was to take the Last Waltz 40 on the road

I was in New Orleans during Jazz Fest when Warren Haynes and bassist Don Was hosted an all-star tribute in honor of The Last Waltz’s 40th anniversary. It was a great night at the Saenger Theater.  Now,…
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Watkins Glen Story and Video

In 1973, the Grateful Dead, Allman Brothers Band and The Band teamed up for the Watkins Glen Summer Jam in New York’s Finger Lakes Region. It was the largest music festival ever, drawing about 650,000 people — nearly twice as many as Woodstock…