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CHRONOLOGY PART 3: 1970

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Duncan Pain's album 'Duncan Pain' is released. (DETAILS)
Judy Mayhan's album 'Moments' is released. (DETAILS)
Steve Alaimo's single 'Smilin' In My Sleep / Melissa' is released. (DETAILS)
John Coltrane's compilation album 'The Best Of John Coltrane' is released. (DETAILS)
This album is mentioned by Duane in a December 10, 1970 interview with Jon Tiven (New Haven Rock Press). (READ)

John Coltrane's compilation album 'His Greatest Years - The Best Of John Coltrane' is released. (DETAILS)
This album is mentioned by Duane in a December 10, 1970 interview with Jon Tiven (New Haven Rock Press). (READ)
Ella Brown recording session at the Capricorn Studios in Macon, GA. The tracks 'A Woman Left Lonely' and 'Touch Me' are recorded. (NOTE)
1970

Oscar Toney Jr.'s single 'Down On My Knees / Seven Days Tomorrow' is released. (DETAILS)

Oscar Toney Jr.'s single 'I Wouldn't Be A Poor Boy / Person To Person' is released. (DETAILS)
Tippy Armstrong succeeds Eddie Hinton as session guitarist at the Muscle Shoals Sound Studios.

Sage's album 'Sage By Sage' is released. (DETAILS)

King Curtis' album 'Get Ready' is released. (DETAILS)

The Memphis Horns' album 'The Memphis Horns' is released. (DETAILS)

John Simon's album 'John Simon's Album' is released. (DETAILS)

Lowell Fulson's album 'In A Heavy Bag' is released. (DETAILS)

Steve Cropper's album 'With A Little Help From My Friends' is released. (DETAILS)

Mavis Staples' album 'Only For The Lonely' is released. (DETAILS)

Barry Goldberg's album 'Street Man' is released. (DETAILS)

Livingston Taylor's album 'Livingston Taylor' is released. (DETAILS)

Bobby Hatfield's album 'Messin' In Muscle Shoals (With Music In My Soul)' is released. (DETAILS)

Dee Dee Warwick's album 'Turning Around' is released. (DETAILS)

Arthur Conley's single 'Nobody's Fault But Mine / Day-O' is released. (DETAILS)

Jackie Avery's single 'Love Is Bigger Than Baseball / Your Love Has Brought Me (A Mighty Long Way)' is released. (DETAILS)

Irma Thomas's single 'I'd Do It All Over You / We Won't Be In Your Way Anymore' is released. (DETAILS)

Laura Lee's single 'What A Man / Separation Line' is released. (DETAILS)

January 9 & 10: The Allman Brothers Band concerts at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA.

January 15: Aretha Franklin's album 'This Girl's In Love With You' is released. (DETAILS)
January 15: John Hammond's album 'Southern Fried' is released. (DETAILS)

January 15: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Fillmore West in San Francisco, CA.

January 16: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Fillmore West in San Francisco, CA.

January 17: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Fillmore West in San Francisco, CA.

January 18: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Fillmore West in San Francisco, CA.
January 20 (or 26): The Allman Brothers Band concert at UC Riverside in Riverside, CA.

January 21-25: The Allman Brothers Band concerts at the Whiskey A Go-Go in Los Angeles, CA. (NOTE)
January 30 & 31: The Allman Brothers Band concerts at Beavers in Chicago, IL.
Ronnie Hawkins' single 'Down In The Alley / Matchbox' is released.
JANUARY
1970
Delaney & Bonnie & Friends' single 'Comin' Home / Groupie (Superstar)' is released in the USA.
January 21: Variety review of Delaney & Bonnie & Friends' single 'Comin' Home / Groupie (Superstar)'.
Eric Clapton's regular guitar is now 'Brownie', a June 1956 Fender Stratocaster that he bought in London on May 7, 1967.
Recording sessions for Eric Clapton's album 'Eric Clapton' at the Village Recorders studios in Los Angeles, CA.
Recording sessions for The Crickets' album 'Rocking 50's Rock 'n' Roll' at the Village Recorders studios in Los Angeles, CA.
Recording sessions for King Curtis' album 'Get Ready' and the single 'Teasin' / Soulin' at the Sunset Sound Studios in Los Angeles, CA.

Wilson Pickett's album 'Right On' is released. (DETAILS)

Arthur Conley's single 'They Call The Wind Maria / Hurt' is released. (DETAILS)

Lulu's album 'New Routes' is released. (DETAILS)
Ronnie Hawkins' album 'Ronnie Hawkins' is released. (DETAILS)
Ronnie Hawkins' promotional 7" vinyl single 'Down In The Alley', with 2 radio spots by John Lennon, is released by Cotillion Records. (DETAILS)

February 1: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Labor Temple in Minneapolis, MN.

February 6 & 7: The Allman Brothers Band concerts at Pappaliski's in Dayton, OH.
February 7: Ronnie Hawkins' single 'Down In The Alley' enters the Cash Box Top 100.
February 7: Billboard review of Lulu's album 'New Routes'.

February 11, 13 & 14: Grateful Dead and The Allman Brothers Band concerts at the Fillmore East in New York City are recorded. The Allman Brothers Band recordings are released by PolyGram/Grateful Dead Records in 1997. (DETAILS)
February 18: Recording sessions for The Allman Brothers Band second album 'Idlewild South' at the Capricorn Recording Studios in Macon, GA. The tracks 'In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed', 'Hoochie Coochie Man', 'Midnight Rider' and 'Statesboro Blues' are recorded. (NOTE)
February 27: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Mercer University in Macon, GA.
February 28: The Allman Brothers Band concert in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
FEBRUARY
1970

February 1: Leon Russell's album 'Leon Russell' is released.
February 2: First concert of the North American tour of 'Delaney & Bonnie & Friends'.
February 5-7: 'Fleetwood Mac' concerts at the 'Boston Tea Party' are recorded.
February 5: Delaney & Bonnie & Friends perform on the Dick Cavett Show.
February 6-7: 'Delaney & Bonnie & Friends' concerts at the Fillmore East in New York City.
February 8-9: 'Delaney & Bonnie & Friends' concerts at the 'Boston Tea Party'.

The Soul Survivors' single 'Temptations 'Bout To Get Me / Still Got My Head' is released. (DETAILS)

Berry & Linda Oakley with their daughter Brittany, Duane Allman & Donna Roosman with their daughter Galadrielle and Gregg Allman & Candace Oakley (Berry's sister) move to 2321 Vineville Avenue ('The Big House').

March 1: The Allman Brothers Band concert in St. Paul, MN or at The Aragon in St. Petersburg, FL.
March 7: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Athens College Gym in Athens, GA.

March 13 & 14: The Allman Brothers Band concerts at The Warehouse in New Orleans, LA.
March 15: Recording sessions for The Allman Brothers Band second album 'Idlewild South' at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL. An alternate version of the track 'Midnight Rider' is recorded. (NOTE)

March 19: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Municipal Auditorium in Atlanta, GA.

March 20: The Allman Brothers Band concert at The Aragon in St. Petersburg, FL.
March 21: The Allman Brothers Band concert in Melbourne, FL.
March 26: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Municipal Auditorium in Atlanta, GA.
March 28: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Winters End Festival in Bithlo, FL.
March 29: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Jackson Zoo in Jackson, MS.
MARCH
1970
March 3: Final concert of the North American tour of 'Delaney & Bonnie & Friends'.
March 3-19: During this period Carl Radle, Jim Gordon, Jim Price, Bobby Keys and Rita Coolidge leave the band of Delaney & Bonnie and, by intervention of Leon Russell, join Joe Cocker's 'Mad Dogs & Englishmen' tour.
Eric Clapton also leaves the band of Delaney & Bonnie, but he goes to England.
March 10: Aretha Franklin recording sessions with the 'Dixie Flyers' at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL.

March 11: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's album 'Déjà Vu' is released.
March 19: First concert of Joe Cocker's 'Mad Dogs And Englishmen' tour in Detroit, MI.
March 27-28: Recordings of Joe Cocker's 'Mad Dogs And Englishmen' concerts at the Fillmore East in New York City.
Recording overdubs for Eric Clapton's album 'Eric Clapton' with Stephen Stills in London. (NOTE)
Recording sessions for Stephen Stills' album 'Stephen Stills' with Eric Clapton and Ringo Starr at the Island Studios in London.
Recording sessions for Doris Troy's album 'Doris Troy'.
Lulu recording sessions for the album 'Melody Fair' at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL.
Recording sessions for Ringo Starr's single 'It Don't Come Easy'.
April 4: An Allman Brothers Band concert at Ludlow's Garage in Cincinnati, OH is recorded. Released in 1989 as the bootleg CD 'Statesboro Blues' by 'The Swingin' Pig Records' and officially released in 1990 by Polydor as 'Live At Ludlow Garage 1970'. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
April 5: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Ludlow's Garage in Cincinnati, OH.
April 17: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the University Of Florida in Gainesville, FL.


(photo taken by Michelle Wilson
at The Allman Brothers Band Museum
at the Big House in Macon, GA)

April 18: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Presbyterian College in St. Petersburg, FL (afternoon show) and at The Aragon in St. Petersburg, FL (evening show).
April 24: Recording sessions for Delaney & Bonnie & Friends' album 'To Bonnie From Delaney' and the single 'Free The People / Soul Shake' with the 'Dixie Flyers' at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL. The track 'Soul Shake' is recorded. (NOTE)

April 24: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Woodrose Joint Happening, Paramount Theater in Springfield, MA.
April 25: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Sullivan Co. Community College in Fallsburg, NY.

April 28: The Allman Brothers Band concert at SUNY Stonybrook in Stonybrook, NY.
April 29: The Allman Brothers Band concerts at Aliotta's Lounge in Buffalo, NY.
Recording sessions for Delaney & Bonnie & Friends' album 'To Bonnie From Delaney' and the single 'Free The People / Soul Shake' with the 'Dixie Flyers' at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL. (NOTE)
APRIL
1970

April 7: The album 'Delaney & Bonnie & Friends On Tour With Eric Clapton' is released in the USA.

April 23-26: Joe Cocker's 'Mad Dogs And Englishmen' concerts at the Fillmore West and Winterland in San Francisco, CA.

Candi Staton's album 'I'm Just A Prisoner' is released. (DETAILS)

Gordon Lightfoot's album 'Sit Down Young Stranger' is released. Ry Cooder plays slide guitar on 'Me And Bobby McGee'. (DETAILS)
Billy Preston recording sessions at the Apple Studios and the Trident Studios in London.
Jackie Moore recording sessions with the 'Dixie Flyers' at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL.
Dee Dee Warwick recording sessions with the 'Dixie Flyers' at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL.

Arthur Conley's single 'God Bless / (Your Love Has Brought Me) A Mighty Long Way is released. (DETAILS)
Solomon Burke recording session in Muscle Shoals, AL.
Recording sessions for Laura Nyro's  album 'Christmas And The Beads Of Sweat' at Columbia Studios in New York, NY. The track 'Beads Of Sweat' is recorded. (NOTE)
APRIL / MAY
1970
 
Delaney & Bonnie & Friends recording session for the album 'Motel Shot' at producer/engineer Bruce Botnick's house and manager Alan Pariser's house in Los Angeles, CA. (NOTE)
May 1: The Allman Brothers Band concert in Cleveland, OH.


(article from the Delaware County
Daily Times from April 30, 1970)

May 2: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, PA.
May 9: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Georgia Tech Coliseum in Atlanta, GA.
May 10: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Atlanta Sports Arena in Atlanta, GA.

May 15 & 16: The Allman Brothers Band concerts at The Warehouse in New Orleans, LA.
May 17: The Allman Brothers Band concert in Miami, FL.
May 21: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Seabreeze HS Auditorium in Daytona Beach, FL.
May 22: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Opera House in Macon, GA.
May 23: The Allman Brothers Band concert in Decatur, FL or Columbia HS Auditorium in Decatur, GA.
May 24: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Shady Grove Music Fair in Gaithersburg, MD.
May 26: Recording sessions for The Allman Brothers Band second album 'Idlewild South' at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL. The tracks 'Don't Keep Me Wonderin', 'Revival', 'Leave My Blues At Home', 'One More Ride' and an alternate version of 'In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed' are recorded. (NOTE)

May 29 & 30: The Allman Brothers Band concerts at Pirates World in Dania, FL.
May 31: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the City College Of New York in New York, NY.
Delaney & Bonnie & Friends' single 'Free The People / Soul Shake' is released. Duane plays electric slide guitar on 'Soul Shake'. (NOTE)
MAY
1970
Delaney & Bonnie & Friends recording session for the album 'To Bonnie From Delaney' with the Dixie Flyers at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL.
May 2, 4, 6 & 7: Recording sessions for Howlin' Wolf's album 'The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions' at the Olympic Sound Studios in London.
Bobby Whitlock leaves the band of Delaney & Bonnie and moves in with Eric Clapton in England. His trip to the UK is financed by Steve Cropper.

Bobby Whitlock calls Carl Radle and Jim Keltner and invites them to form a band with Eric Clapton for the recordings of George Harrison's solo album 'All Things Must Pass', as soon as Joe Cocker's 'Mad Dogs And Englishmen' tour is over.
But after the Joe Cocker tour Jim Keltner has obligations to Gabor Szabo for the recordings of his album 'Magical Connection' and only wants to come to England after these recordings are finished.

May 16: Final concert of Joe Cocker's 'Mad Dogs And Englishmen' tour in San Bernardino, CA.
Dave Mason, Carl Radle and Jim Gordon join Eric Clapton and Bobby Whitlock in England. (NOTE)
Lulu recording sessions for the album 'Melody Fair' at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL.
P.P. Arnold recording sessions with Eric Clapton, Bobby Whitlock, Carl Radle and Jim Gordon. (NOTE)
Doris Duke's single 'Feet Start Walking / How Was I To Know You Cared' is released.
June 1: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Athens State Teachers College in Athens, AL.
June 6: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Hillsboro Jr. College in Tampa, FL.
June 7: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Highway 301 Tampa Bypass (concert in a meadow) in Tampa, FL.
June 6-9: Irma Thomas recording sessions at Capricorn Sound Studios in Macon, GA. (NOTE)
June 9: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Plaza Hotel in Atlanta, GA.

June 10: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the San Antonio Auditorium in San Antonio, TX.

June 11: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Nort's La Scene in Cocoa Beach, FL.
June 12: The Allman Brothers Band concert in Melbourne, FL.

June 13: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Cosmic Carnival in Atlanta, GA.

June 14: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Piedmont Music Festival in Atlanta, GA.
June 15: Sam Samudio recording session at Criteria Studios in Miami, FL. (NOTE)

June 18: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Orlando Sports Stadium in Orlando, FL.
June 19: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Jacksonville Beach Coliseum in Jacksonville, FL.
June 20: The Allman Brothers Band concert in Riviera Beach, FL.
June 22: The Allman Brothers Band concert in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

June 26: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Cobb County Fairgrounds in Marietta, GA.
June 27-30: Recording sessions with Duane at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL (overdubs for 'Idlewild South'?). (NOTE)
JUNE
1970
June 5: Joe Tex recording session for the album 'From The Roots Came The Rapper' at the Muscle Shoals Sound Studios.
June 14: 'Derek And The Dominos' début concert at The Lyceum in London.
June 18: 'Derek And The Dominos' recording session at the Apple Studios in London. (NOTE)

June 19: The album 'Delaney & Bonnie & Friends On Tour With Eric Clapton' is released in the UK.
June 22: The Sweet Inspirations recording session in Muscle Shoals, AL.

Shawn Phillips' album 'Contribution' is released.
July 1-2: The Allman Brothers Band recording sessions with Duane at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL (overdubs for 'Idlewild South'?). (NOTE)

July 3 & 5: The sets The Allman Brothers Band play at the 2nd Atlanta International Pop Festival in Byron, GA are recorded. Two of the songs are released in 1971 on the LP 'The First Great Rock Festivals Of The Seventies' and another one on the CD 'Mycology: An Anthology' in 1998. The complete sets are finally released by Epic/Legacy in October 2003 as 'The Allman Brothers Band Live At The Atlanta International Pop Festival'. (DETAILS)  (VIDEO)

July 9: The Allman Brothers Band concert at SUNY Stonybrook in Stonybrook, NY.

July 10: The Allman Brothers Band concerts at SUNY Stonybrook in Stonybrook, NY.
July 11: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Capitol Theatre in Springfield, MA.
July 14: Recording sessions for The Allman Brothers Band second album 'Idlewild South' at the Regent Sound Studios in New York City. The track 'Please Call Home' is recorded.
July 17: Recording sessions for Delaney & Bonnie & Friends' album 'To Bonnie From Delaney' at the Decca Studios in New York City. The track 'Living On The Open Road' is recorded. (NOTE)

July 18-19: Allman Brothers Band concerts at the 'Love Valley Festival' are filmed.
July 20: Bobby Lance recording session for the album  'First Peace' at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Muscle Shoals, AL. Duane Allman plays on the track 'More Than Enough Rain'. (NOTE)
Ronnie Hawkins recording sessions (with the Dixie Flyers) at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL. (NOTE)

Johnny Jenkins' album 'Ton-Ton Macoute!' is released. (DETAILS)
JULY
1970

Lulu's album 'Melody Fair' is released. (DETAILS)

Herbie Mann's album 'Muscle Shoals Nitty Gritty' is released. (DETAILS)

August 1: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Powder Ridge Festival in Middlefield, CT is cancelled.

August 5: Delaney & Bonnie & Friends concert with Duane at the Schaefer Music Festival in New York City. (NOTE)
August 9: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Drive-in Theater in Collinsville, VA.
August 11: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Cumberland Co Arena in Fayetteville, NC.
August 12: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Spectrum in Philadelphia, PA.
August 15: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Magical Mystery Tour in Norfolk, VA.


(articles courtesy of Walter Vanderbeken)

August 19: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Memorial Stadium in Charlotte, NC is cancelled.

August 22: The Allman Brothers Band concert at The Warehouse in New Orleans, LA.
August 22: The Delaney & Bonnie & Friends' single 'Soul Shake' enters the Cash Box Top 100.
August 23: The Allman Brothers Band play a free concert at Audubon Park in New Orleans, LA. Jaimoe did not play, but Jimmy Robinson's conga player sat in. (PICTURES)

August 24: Aretha Franklin's album 'Spirit In The Dark' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)

August 25: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Jacksonville Beach Coliseum in Jacksonville, FL.
August 26: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Convention Center in Miami Beach, FL. The show is attended by Derek And The Dominos and Tom Dowd. (NOTE)

August 26-31: 'Derek And The Dominos' recording sessions for the album 'Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs' at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL. (NOTE)
August 28, 29 & 30: The Allman Brothers Band concerts in The Rapp in Pensacola Beach, FL.
AUGUST
1970
August 5: Derek And The Dominos recording session at the Trident Studios in London.
August 23: Derek And The Dominos take a flight from London to Miami.

Eric Clapton's album 'Eric Clapton' is released.

Neil Young's album 'After The Goldrush' is released.

Little Richard's album 'The Rill Thing' is released. (DETAILS)

Derek And The Dominos single 'Tell The Truth / Roll It Over' is released and almost immediately withdrawn. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
Doris Duke's single 'The Feeling Is Right / He's Gone' is released.

September 1-10: 'Derek And The Dominos' recording sessions for the album 'Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs' at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL. (NOTE)
September 2: Sam Samudio recording session at Criteria Studios in Miami, FL. (NOTE)
September 4: The Allman Brothers Band concert at The Scene in Milwaukee, WI.
September 6: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Jolly's Place in Des Moines, IA.

September 12: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the University Of Texas in Austin, TX.

September 13: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Continental Club in Houston, TX.
September 16: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Peabody Auditorium in Daytona Beach, FL.
September 16: In Daytona Beach, FL Duane trades his 1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop for a plain-top 1958/1959 cherry sunburst Gibson Les Paul. In a motel room in Daytona Beach, FL. the roadies Red Dog and Joe Dan Petty (or Kim Payne) transfer the PAF humbuckers of the Goldtop to the sunburst Gibson Les Paul. (NOTE)

September 18: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Memorial Auditorium in Raleigh, NC.

September 20: The Allman Brothers Band concert at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC. (NOTE)

September 23: The Allman Brothers Band album 'Idlewild South' is released. (DETAILS)

September 23: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Fillmore East in New York City is videotaped. (NOTE)

September 25: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Roanoke College in Salem, VA.

September 26: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Municipal Auditorium in Charleston, SC.
September 27: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Piedmont Music Festival in Atlanta, GA.
September 29: An article in the Macon Telegraph from September 30, 1970 mentions that Duane Allman traveled from Macon, GA to Seattle, WA to play at Jimi Hendrix' funeral jam on September 30 with amongst others Derek And The Dominos. But according to Willie Perkins, Duane did not attend the funeral. (NOTE)
Recording sessions for Petula Clark's album 'Warm And Tender' at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL. Duane Allman plays on the track 'Couldn't Sleep'. (NOTE)

Sam Samudio's single 'Me And Bobby McGee / Key To The Highway' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
Delaney & Bonnie & Friends' album 'To Bonnie From Delaney' is released. (DETAILS)
SEPTEMBER
1970

September 3: 'Canned Heat' guitarist Al 'Blind Owl' Wilson dies.

September 4: Doris Troy's album 'Doris Troy' is released in the UK.

September 11: Billy Preston's album 'Encouraging Words' is released in the UK.
September 11 & 12: 'Delaney & Bonnie & Friends' concerts at the Fillmore East in New York City.
September 18: Eric Clapton attends a 'Sly And The Family Stone' concert in London. He is supposed to meet Jimi Hendrix at the concert and he brings a lefthanded Fender Stratocaster, that he bought that same afternoon in London, with him as a present. Jimi was at the concert, but didn't meet Eric. (NOTE)

September 18: Jimi Hendrix dies.
September 22: Buddy Guy & Junior Wells (and Eric Clapton) are the opening act for a Rolling Stones concert at the Palais des Sports in Paris.

Joe Cocker's album 'Mad Dogs & Englishmen' is released.

October 1-2: 'Derek And The Dominos' recording sessions for the album 'Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs' at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL. (NOTE)
October 3: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Centre College in Danville, KY.

October 4: Delaney & Bonnie & Friends concert with Duane at Carnegie Hall in New York City. (NOTE)

October 8: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Berry College, Ford Gymnasium, Rome, GA.

October 9: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Tully Gymnasium, Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL.
October 10: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Miami Jai-Alai in Miami, FL.
Bobby Lance recording session (overdubs) for the album  'First Peace' at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL. Duane Allman plays on the track 'More Than Enough Rain'. (NOTE)
Ronnie Hawkins recording sessions (with the Dixie Flyers) at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL. (NOTE)
October 13: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the South Georgia College Gym in Douglas, GA.

October 14: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Leon Cole Auditorium in Jacksonville, AL.

From the Georgetown College
1971 yearbook:

(Thanks to Anthony Spare
for the info and the pictures)

October 16: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Georgetown College, John L. Hill Chapel in Georgetown, KY.
October 17: The 'Duane Allman Radio Hour', hosted by Ed Shane, is broadcasted on WPLO-FM in Atlanta, GA. The recording of this radio show is released in 1972 on the Capricorn Records LP 'Duane Allman Dialogs'. (DETAILS)
In 2015 it is released again on the CD 'The Boston Rag'. (DETAILS) (NOTE)

October 17: The Allman Brothers Band concert at The Sitar in Spartanburg, SC.

October 23: The Allman Brothers Band concerts at SUNY Stonybrook in Stonybrook, NY.
October 24: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Boston Common in Boston, MA.

October 29: Rolling Stone (issue #69): 'Derek & Dominoes & Duane Allman'
October 30: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.
October 30: After accidentaly overdosing on opium after a show in Nashville, TN. Duane Allman is admitted to Vanderbilt University Hospital (Willie Perkins: No Saints, No Saviors, page 28).
October 31: The Allman Brothers Band play a show at Emory University in Atlanta, GA without Duane, who is still in Hospital in Nashville, TN. (Willie Perkins: No Saints, No Saviors, page 28).
Recording sessions for Petula Clark's album 'Warm And Tender' at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL. Duane Allman plays on the track 'Couldn't Sleep'. (NOTE)
OCTOBER
1970
October 1: Jimi Hendrix' funeral.

October 3: Janis Joplin dies.
October 7: Arthur Conley recording session at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL.
October 8: Janis Joplin's funeral.
James Luther Dickinson (ex-Dixie Flyers) recording sessions at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL.
Junior Wells & Buddy Guy recording sessions (on an invitation of Eric Clapton) at the Criteria Studios in Miami, FL.

November 1: Duane Allman reunites with The Allman Brothers Band for a show at Park Center, Charlotte, NC. (Willie Perkins: No Saints, No Saviors, page 29).
November 6: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA.

November 7: The Allman Brothers Band concert at The Warehouse in New Orleans, LA.
November 8: The Allman Brothers Band play a free concert at Audubon Park in New Orleans, LA.

November 9: The Derek And The Dominos album 'Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs' is released. (DETAILS)

November 17: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Coliseum, University Of Georgia in Athens, GA.

November 19, 20 & 21: The Allman Brothers Band concerts at the Boston Tea Party in Boston, MA.
November 21: The Derek And The Dominos album 'Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs' enters the Billboard Top LP'S chart at #195.
November 21: WBCN-FM radio show with Duane Allman, Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir in Boston, MA.
These recordings were released in 2015 on the CD 'The New England Jam'. (DETAILS)

November 25: The Allman Brothers Band concerts at the Oporto Armory in Birmingham, AL.

November 25: Laura Nyro's album 'Christmas And The Beads Of Sweat' is released. (DETAILS)

November 26: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Robarts Sports Arena in Sarasota, FL.
November 27: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the City Auditorium in Sarasota, FL.
November 28: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Presbyterian College in St. Petersburg, FL.
Delaney & Bonnie & Friends album 'Motel Shot' is mixed at Village Recorders in Los Angeles, CA. (NOTE)

The Allman Brothers Band single 'Revival / Leave My Blues At Home' is released.

NOVEMBER
1970
November 5: Derek And The Dominos perform in the 'Johnny Cash Show' in Nashville, TN. Eric Clapton buys six second hand Fender Stratocasters at George Gruhn's 'Sho-Bud Shop' in Nashville. (NOTE)
November 9: Billy Preston's album 'Encouraging Words' is released in the USA.

November 9: Doris Troy's album 'Doris Troy' is released in the USA.

November 15-25: John Mayall recording sessions for the album 'Back To The Roots' at the Larrabee Studios in Los Angeles and the IBC Studios in London. (NOTE)

November 16: Stephen Stills' album 'Stephen Stills' is released. (NOTE)
November 27: George Harrison's album 'All Things Must Pass' is released in the USA and the UK.

December 1: The Derek And The Dominos concert with Duane Allman at the Curtis Hixon Hall in Tampa, FL. is recorded. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
December 2: Derek And The Dominos concert with Duane Allman at the War Memorial Auditorium in Syracuse, NY. (NOTE)
December 3: Derek And The Dominos concert with Duane Allman at the Eastown Theater in Detroit, MI. (NOTE)

December 4: The Derek And The Dominos album 'Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)
December 4: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Carolina Coliseum in Columbia, SC.
December 5: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Music Factory in Greenville, SC.
December 9: A Dave Herman interview with Duane Allman is broadcasted on WABC-FM in New York City. (DETAILS)
December 10: The Allman Brothers Band concerts at the New Haven Coliseum in New Haven, CT (2 shows).
December 10: A Jon Tiven (New Haven Rock Press) interview with Duane Allman & Berry Oakley. (READ)

December 11: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Fillmore East in New York, NY.

December 12: The Allman Brothers Band concerts at the Fillmore East in New York, NY.
December 13: The Allman Brothers Band concerts in Leonard Gym at the American University is Washington, D.C. are recorded. (DETAILS)
December 14: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Hynes Auditorium in Boston, MA.
December 15: The Allman Brothers Band concert at Mercer University in Macon, GA.
December 18: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Forum in Los Angeles, CA.
December 29: The Allman Brothers Band concert at the Orlando Sports Stadium in Orlando, FL.
December 31: The Allman Brothers Band concert at The Warehouse in New Orleans, LA.

DECEMBER
1970

December 6: Final concert of Derek And The Dominos at the Suffolk Community College in Selden, NY.
December 10 & 11: Wilson Pickett recording sessions at the Muscle Shoals Sound Studios in Muscle Shoals, AL.

Candi Staton's album 'Stand By Your Man' is released. (DETAILS)
Albert King recording session for the album 'Lovejoy' at the Skyhill Studios in Hollywood, CA.

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