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The Allman Brothers Band's 25 All-Time Greatest Songs

Guitar World celebrates the timeless music of the Allman Brothers Band with this comprehensive overview of their 25 all-time greatest songs. For the rest of our ABB tribute, be sure to check out Gregg Allman 1947–2017: Bidding Farewell to a Southern Rock Legend.25. “STORMY MONDAY” At Fillmore East (1971)The Allman Brothers Band were essential in bringing classic blues music to a worldwide... …

Gregg Allman Talks Allman Brothers Band—Album by Album—in 2009

Originally published in Guitar World, July 2009They’ve suffered breakups, addiction and death. But 40 years on, the Allman Brothers Band remain a force to be reckoned with. In this exclusive oral history, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts and others tell the story behind rock and roll’s enlightened rogues.  "The Road Goes on Forever.” Gregg Allman wrote and sang the words in “Midnight Rider,” and his... …

Good Little Thing: Joshua Jacobson Talks Bonding—and Recording—with Dickey Betts

Acoustic fingerpicker Joshua Jacobson scored quite a coup on his wonderful debut album, Good Little Thing, getting Dickey Betts to play on a cut.The Allman Brothers Band founding member has been laying low in semi-retirement at his Florida home for a few years. Jacobson, who lives in rural Georgia, explains how a mutual love of Blind Willie McTell helped him bond with Betts—and how he came to... …