Gregg and Warren: “These Days”

Gregg Allman and Warren Haynes acoustic duo. Jackson Browne's "These Days", XMas Jam Pre-Jam. 12-12-13. The Orange Peel. Asheville, NC

Lots of ABB activity this winter

February and March are looking like exciting times for fans of the Allman Brothers Band. I originally posted all the details of some archival releases to come, but jumped the gun on that, publishing before details were finalized.…
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Albert Collins with the Allman Brothers

The great bluesman Albert "Iceman" Collins' final US tour was opening for the Allman Brothers on a Midwestern swing. Every night he would come out and play with the Brothers. On 7/1/93 at Deer Creek in Indiana, he joined them for their…

One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band… Coming Soon!

Just a Friday reminder...  It's Coming soon - February 18, 2014 St. Martin’s will be publishing One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band on February 18, 2014, to coincide with the band’s 45th anniversary. This…
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Allman Brothers’ Beacon rehearsal

I had the pleasure of sitting in on an Allman Brothers Band Beacon rehearsal in a Manhattan studio Sunday night for several hours. It was a really interesting and they sounded very good. I am sworn to secrecy on what specifically I heard,…

St. Martin’s to release One Way Out as a full-length hardcover book

"If you want to know the real deal, read Alan Paul. I learned a lot reading One Way Out." -Oteil Burbridge, the Allman Brothers Band “No journalist knows the ins and outs of the Allman Brothers Band better than Alan Paul.” -Warren…
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Larry McCray takes “Soulshine” to church

Bluesman Larry McCray was the first to record Warren Haynes' anthem "Soulshine." Larry is an old, dear friend of Warren's and I have had the pleasure of hanging out with the two of them together. That was backstage at Pine Knob outside Detroit.…

Gov’t Mule, Fallen Down

Just stumbled across this video and wanted to share and have it on my website. A great version of a great song. RIP Allen Woody.

Andy Aledort jamming with Gov’t Mule – and Me

Andy Aledort has been my friend and Guitar World colleague for almost 20 years. As I've said many times, he's also long been one of my favorite guitarists, and that's not just blowing smoke. He has been playing with Dickey Betts for about…

An Interview with Warren Haynes: Gov’t Mule’s Georgia Bootleg Box

  Please check out my Amazon Ebook One Way Out: An Oral History of the Allman Brothers Band (Kindle Single). Gov’t Mule recently released the first installment in their 'Bootleg Series.’ The Georgia Bootleg Box is a 6-disc…