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The Allman Brothers Band: Brothers And Sisters

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, September 1973

The Allman Brothers Band's magic has always existed mainly on the concert stage, where it can engage its audience casually and cumulatively. ...

Allman Brothers Reform For LP, Tour

Report by Richard Wootton, Melody Maker, September 1978

THE FOUR SURVIVING members of the original Allman Brothers Band – Gregg Allman, Dickie Betts, Butch Trucks and Jai Johanny Johanson – have reformed for ...

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The Allman Brothers Band

Special Feature by Miller Francis, Great Speckled Bird, The, May 1969

Upon first seeing the Allman Brothers Band, an interracial rock and roll band from the heart of segregated, reactionary Georgia not only calling themselves brothers, ...

Mass Music: The Band, Allman Brothers, Tony Williams and Miles Davis

Review by Miller Francis Jr., Great Speckled Bird, The, December 1969

EACH OF the record albums discussed here could be termed a masterpiece worthy of a full-length "rave." But the Review format can often be nothing ...

The Allman Brothers Band: The Allman Brothers Band

Review by Ben Edmonds, Fusion, February 1970

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND has been causing somewhat of a commotion in the music world of late. They were the talk of the town during ...

On Disc: Singles Reviewed By John E. Abbey

Review by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, March 1970

RECORD OF THE FORTNIGHT ...

Grateful Dead, Allman Bros. Band, Hampton Grease Band: Sports Arena, Atlanta

Live Review by Miller Francis Jr., Great Speckled Bird, The, May 1970

IF YOU WERE one of the few people who wasn't at the Sports Arena Sunday afternoon for the Grateful Dead concert, you've probably heard by ...

Getting Together With The Allman Brothers

Interview by June Harris, Hit Parader, September 1970

DUANE HIMSELF is the first to admit that his task with the Allman Brothers has been made easier by the success of the British blues-rock ...

The Allman Brothers Band: Idlewild South (Atco Capricorn SD 33-342)

Review by Miller Francis Jr., Great Speckled Bird, The, November 1970

WHAT A RELIEF to hear the new Allman Brothers album! When they played in the park a few weeks ago, everything was beginning to sound ...

The Allman Brothers Band: Rapping with Duane Allman and Berry Oakley

Interview by Jon Tiven, New Haven Rock Press, Winter 1970

DUANE ALLMAN and Berry Oakley are respectively, the guitarist and bassist for the Allman Brothers Band. Between shows at University of New Haven, I got ...

Allman Brothers Band: Idlewild South (Atco)

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, January 1971

A HAPPY and clean sound kicked off with the unison guitars of Duane Allman and Dicky Betts on 'Revival'. ...

Duane Allman

Interview by Jon Tiven, ZigZag, April 1971

ZZ: When did the Allman Brothers decide to be a band rather than just session men? ...

The Allman Brothers Band: Allman Brothers at the Fillmore East (Atlantic)

Review by Roy Hollingworth, Melody Maker, September 1971

QUESTION: GIVEN 76 minutes 26 seconds of the day to do sweet flaming all, what would you do (a) attend one and a bit funerals ...

Fanny: Fanny Hill (Reprise)/The Allman Brothers Band: Eat A Peach (Capricorn)

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, Oz, May 1972

FANNY'S previous album. Charity Ball, may not have been the best album of the last eight months, but it was probably the one I played ...

Snapshots of the South: The Allman Brothers and Capricorn Records

Profile and Interview by Ben Edmonds, Creem, November 1972

MAKING AN AIR APPROACH to Atlanta is like diving into a monstrous tossed salad. The land below is a fluffy carpet of complimentary greens which ...

The Allman Brothers: A Rock Tragedy

Report and Interview by Roger St. Pierre, New Musical Express, December 1972

WHEN BERRY Oakley died two hours after crashing his motorcycle on November 11, another chapter was added to the succession of tragedy which seems to ...

Duane Allman: An Anthology (Warner/Capricorn)

Review by Charlie Gillett, Let It Rock, March 1973

PEOPLE WHO get this record in order to have a testament to one of the generation’s finest musicians will find that they have taken home ...

The Allman Brothers: Brothers And Sisters

Review by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, August 1973

IT MUST have been just at the point where the Grateful Dead has started to tarnish their once peeless charisma as the magic band that ...

The Allman Brothers Band: Brothers and Sisters

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, September 1973

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND's magic has always existed mainly on the concert stage, where it can engage its audience casually and cumulatively. The band's image, ...

Gregg Allman

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, January 1974

GREGG ALLMAN picked up an old Gibson acoustic guitar and allowed his nimble fingers to slide over the six new strings. He tuned it and ...

The Rock Lovers

Report and Interview by Stephen Demorest, Circus, February 1974

Being a rock star has its advantages, but the spotlight is usually only big enough for one person. Circus took a behind stage look at ...

Southern Rock: Under The Sign Of Capricorn

Report and Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, February 1974

DOWN ON COTTON Avenue in Macon, Georgia, lie the offices of Capricorn Records, slotted between a funeral parlour and a beauty salon that's anything but ...

The Allman Bros. Band: Dead Or Alive?

Essay by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, February 1974

IS IT ENOUGH TO LOVE YOUR MOTHERS, HATE FAGGOTS AND RIDE A MOTOR CYCLE? WELL, PLAYING A LITTLE MUSIC OCCASIONALLY HELPS, SAYS NICK KENT, WITH ...

Allman Brothers Band: Leavell Headed Allman

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, February 1974

PIANIST CHUCK Leavell is the least heralded member of the Allman Brothers Band, a musician first and a talker second. ...

Allman Brothers Band: Win, Lose or Draw

Review by Bud Scoppa, Phonograph Record, October 1975

The Allman Brothers haven't been behaving at all like one of the two or three biggest draws in rock & roll. From the lack of ...

Beat The Devil: The Allman Brothers

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Creem, December 1975

There is a land of the livingand a land of the deadand the bridge is love,the only survival, the only meaning ...

Elected! Rock and US Politics

Report by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, November 1976

After Jimmy Carter's victory in the U.S. Presidential elections, Chris Charlesworth in New York investigates the role of rock in American politics... ...

The Death Of The Allman Brothers Band

Report and Interview by Michael Gross, Swank, 1977

LOOK INTO THE EYES of the citizens of Macon, Georgia, and the creeping fear shines through like a beacon. Eyes widen, then scrunch down to ...

The Allman Brothers: Wipe the Windows, Check the Oil, Dollar Gas

Review by Lester Bangs, Circus, February 1977

I MAY BE DEFICIENT but somehow I feel grateful for the existence of this Allman Brothers album. Unlike the sodden Win, Lose or Draw, which ...

The Allman Brothers Band: Live in Los Angeles

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, June 1979

THE CROWD is going apeshit. A five-figure bunch of America's Finest with cowboy hats and beer bellies are whooping it up like it's New Year's ...

The Allman Brothers: Dream

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, October 1989

THE STORY OF The Allman Brothers Band has been one of the great epics of rock 'n' roll, replete with all the Homeric ingredients of ...

The South Rises Again: The Improbable Return of Redneck Rock

Overview by Robert Gordon, Creem, 1995

Robert Gordon on Capricorn Records and the Southern Rock Revival ...

The Allman Brothers Band: Men Behaving Badly

Book Review by Tom Hibbert, MOJO, August 1995

Midnight Riders: The Story Of The Allman Brothers Band Scott Freeman (Little Browne) ...

Song O' The South: How the Allman Brothers made a Redneck Negress out of me

Special Feature by Kandia Crazy Horse, Rock's Backpages, June 2002

AN UNORTHODOX daughter of Dixie, born in the year of their classic Fillmore East live album, my life truly began when I heard the exotic, ...

Southern Men: The Long Tall Saga of the Allman Brothers Band

Retrospective and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, December 2002

"THIS AIN’T NO fashion show," Duane Allman liked to say. "We came here to play." It was a mission statement that summed up what his ...

Alabama Shakes: The Saga of Southern Rock

Comment by Barney Hoskyns, Guardian, The, April 2012

IT WAS ONLY a matter of time before BBC4 green-lit a Friday night documentary about the sub-genre Southern Rock. The subject is irresistible to connoisseurs ...

see also Duane Allman

see also Gregg Allman

see also Dickey Betts

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