More Allman Brothers From the Vaults Coming Oct. 16

When you’re one of those bands that not only allows but encourages its audience to tape all its shows, it’s inevitable that there’ll be a plethora of live albums of your shows, especially after you’re no longer around. That’s certainly the case with The Allman Brothers Band, who’ll have two new concert recordings excavated from… Continue reading More Allman Brothers From the Vaults Coming Oct. 16

Gregg Allman’s First Solo Forays Re-Released

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Gregg Allman’s 1973 solo album Laid Back followed some extreme ups and downs. Earlier that same year, the Allman Brothers Band’s fourth album Brothers and Sisters forecast the future for Southern rockers and jam band enthusiasts. During the same time period, Allman grieved the 1971 death of his brother and band mate Duane and the 1972 passing of bassist… Continue reading Gregg Allman’s First Solo Forays Re-Released

Gregg Allman Haunts with Southern Blood

Gregg Allman’s last musical words are rather chilling, as heard on posthumous album Southern Blood. NPR premiered “My Only True Friend” back in late July. Like fellow genre-altering giant David Bowie, listeners will get the feeling that Allman used his final recording sessions to cope with mortality and prepare a fitting farewell. The true friend… Continue reading Gregg Allman Haunts with Southern Blood

Gregg Allman

Trouble No More Has Gregg Allman Finally Found Health and Happiness? “I’ll go to the end…I’m not trained for much else, bro. Not to mention it’s my passion,” says Gregg Allman when he’s presented with a rumor that the Allman Brothers Band might hang it up after 2014, their 45th year. “You think of how… Continue reading Gregg Allman