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CHRONOLOGY PART 5: 1973-1994

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1973    
     
  The Allman Brothers Band compilation album '2 Originals Of Allman Brothers' is released in Germany. This is a reissue of the first and second albums. (DETAILS)
  The album 'Gregg & Duane Allman' is released. (DETAILS)
  Irma Thomas' album 'In Between Tears' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)

Cash Box
January 27, 1973
page 20


Record World
January 27, 1973
page 22

Wilson Pickett's compilation album 'Wilson Pickett's Greatest Hits' is released. (DETAILS)

Cash Box
February 3, 1973
page 39


Record World
February 3, 1973
page 24

The compilation album 'Clapton' is released. (DETAILS)
    FEBRUARY 1973
  February 1: Lester Bangs' article 'Duane Allman In Perspective: Session Cat To Star' is published in 'Rolling Stone', issue #127. (READ)
  Patrick "Willie Boy" Salvo's article 'The Legend Of Duane Allman - 26 Albums Closer To Home' is published in the February 1973 issue of 'Circus'. (READ)


Cash Box
March 10, 1973
page 30


Billboard
March 10, 1973
page 52


Record World
March 10, 1973
page 10


Record World
March 17, 1973
page 24

The Allman Brothers Band compilation album 'Beginnings' is released. This is a reissue of the first and second albums. (DETAILS)
    APRIL 1973

Record World
April 21, 1973

section 2 page 32


section 2 page 46

April 21: The article 'The Allman Brothers Band: Always Brothers' is published in the April 21 issue of 'Record World' magazine. (READ)
    MAY / JUNE 1973
  An article about Duane Allman, written by Richard Albero, is published in 'Guitar Player Magazine', May/June 1973, Vol. 7 No. 4. (READ)
    AUGUST 1973
 

August 13: Lynyrd Skynyrd's debut album '(Pronounced 'Lěh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd) is released.
The song 'Free Bird' is dedicated to the memory of Duane Allman by the band in their live shows. During their 1975 performance on The Old Grey Whistle Test, lead vocalist Ronnie Van Zant dedicated the song to both Duane Allman and Berry Oakley, commenting, "they're both free birds".
    SEPTEMBER 1973
  September 19: Gram Parsons dies. (NOTE)
September 25: The Allman Brothers Band compilation album 'Beginnings' is certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
    OCTOBER 1973

Billboard
October 27, 1973
page 16


Billboard
October 27, 1973
page 18

October 27: A re-release of the Bold Records album 'Duane & Greg Allman' is announced in the 'Studio Track' department on pages 16 & 18 of the October 27 issue of 'Billboard' magazine. (NOTE) (DETAILS)

Cash Box
October 27, 1973
page 40


Cash Box
October 27, 1973
page 42

The Hour Glass' album 'The Hour Glass' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)


Record World
April 1, 1972
page 19


Cash Box
April 1, 1972
page 30

Record World
October 6, 1973
page 18


Cash Box
October 6, 1973
page 40


Billboard
October 13, 1973
page 46
The Allman Joys' album 'Early Allman - Featuring Duane And Gregg Allman' is released. (DETAILS)
    NOVEMBER 1973
    November 10: The Cowboy album 'Why Quit When You're Losing' is mentioned in the 'Top Album Picks: Recommended LP's' department on page 76 of the November 10 issue of 'Billboard' magazine.
 
Billboard
November 24, 1973
page 36
November 24: From the November 24 issue page 36 of 'Billboard' magazine:
Guitar Player Magazine has produced a 13-week series of half-hour programs for 50 US college radio stations.


Cash Box
September 1, 1973
page 27


Billboard
November 10, 1973
page 76


Cash Box
October 13, 1973
page 30
The Cowboy compilation album 'Why Quit When You're Losing' is released. (DETAILS)
    DECEMBER 1973
  Laurel Dann's interview with Duane Allman is published in 'Creem Magazine'. (READ)
  December 6: An article (with discography) about The Allman Brothers Band, written by Cameron Crowe, is published in 'Rolling Stone' issue #149. (READ)
     
1974    
     

Link Wray's song 'I Got To Ramble' from the album 'The Link Wray Rumble' is dedicated to the memory of Duane Allman.
  The various artists compilation album 'Peaches - Pick Of The Crop' is released. (DETAILS)
    MARCH 1974
  March 22: The Eagles album 'On The Border' is released. (NOTE)
    APRIL 1974
  The article 'The Allman Brothers Band Story' is published in the April issue of the Dutch music magazine 'Muziek Expres'. (READ)
    JUNE 1974
June 29: Mike Hyland's article 'The Allman Brothers Band: A Brief History' is published in the June 29 issue of 'Record World'. (READ)
    AUGUST 1974


Record World
July 20, 1974
page 333


Cash Box
July 20, 1974
page 36


Record World
August 10, 1974
page 22


Record World
August 24, 1974
page 14


Cash Box
August 24, 1974
page 22


Billboard
August 24, 1974
page 48

The album 'Duane Allman - An Anthology Volume II' is released. (DETAILS)
    SEPTEMBER 1974
  Richard (Dickey) Betts' album 'Highway Call' is released. (NOTE)


Bachman-Turner Overdrive's album 'Not Fragile' is released.
The track Free Wheelin' is dedicated to Duane.

    OCTOBER 1974
  October 10: Tony Glover's article 'Duane & Dick: Dualing Guitars' is published in 'Rolling Stone' issue #171. (READ)
     
1975    
    NOVEMBER 1975

Billboard
December 6, 1975
page 60
The Allman Brothers Band compilation album 'The Road Goes On Forever' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
     
1976    
     
  December 28: Duane and Gregg's grandfather John Alfred Allman dies in Vanleer, Dickson County, TN at the age of 79.
  Tom Nolan's book 'The Allman Brothers Band: A Biography In Words And Pictures' is published by the Chappell Music Company.
 

Mike Bloomfield's LP 'If You Love These Blues, Play 'Em As You Please' is released.
Duane Allman is mentioned in the song 'The Altar Song'.
     
1977    
     
  Spencer Wiggins' compilation album 'Soul City USA' is released in Japan. (DETAILS)
    APRIL 1977
 
Billboard
April 16, 1977
page 72
November 24: From the April 16 issue page 72 of 'Billboard' magazine:
'Leased Masters Spark UA Suit Against 2 Companies'
    NOVEMBER 1977
 
Record World
November 12, 1977
page 32
November 12: 'Allman Sues Springboard' is published on page 32 of the November 12 issue of 'Record World' magazine.
 
Cash Box
November 12, 1977
page 14
November 12: From 'Cash Box' magazine, page 14:
'Allman Sues To Halt Release Of Old Songs'
     
1978    
     
  The various artists compilation album 'Hotels, Motels And Road Shows (Live)' is released. (DETAILS)
  A remixed version of Boz Scaggs' album 'Boz Scaggs' is released. (DETAILS)
    JUNE 1978
  June 8: Jas Obrecht interviews former Allman Brothers Band road manager Twiggs Lyndon.
The interview is published in 2010 as 'Twiggs Lyndon Talks Gear: An Unpublished 1978 Interview' on Jas Obrecht's website:
http://jasobrecht.com/twiggs-lyndon-talks-gear-unpublished-1978-interview/
     
1979    
     
  The compilation album 'The Best Of Duane Allman' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
    MAY 1979
  May 3: Robert Palmer's article 'The Allman Brothers: A Great Southern Revival' is published in 'Rolling Stone' issue #290. (READ)
    JUNE 1979
  June 9: Guitar player Francis 'Tippy' Armstrong dies in Tuscaloosa, AL at the age of 32.
    NOVEMBER 1979
  November 16: Former Allman Brothers Band road manager Twiggs Lyndon dies in a skydiving accident in Duanesburg, NY.
     
1980    
     
  The compilation album 'The Best Of The Allman Brothers Band' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)
    FEBRUARY 1980
  February 23/24: The radio show 'The Allman Brothers Band: Profiles In Rock' is broadcasted. (DETAILS)
    MAY 1980
  May 30: Carl Radle, bass player of 'Delaney & Bonnie & Friends' and 'Derek & The Dominos' dies in Tulsa, OK at the age of 37.
    JUNE 1980
  June 12: : The article 'Duane Allman / Berry Oakley' is published in 'Rolling Stone' issue # 319. (READ)
     
1981    
     
    The compilation album 'The Best Of Duane Allman' is re-released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
  The compilation album 'The Best Of The Allman Brothers Band' is released. (DETAILS)
  The radio show 'Great American Guitars: Mike Bloomfield & Duane Allman' is broadcasted. (DETAILS)
  Jas Obrecht interviews Pete Carr.
The interview is published in 2011 as 'Duane Allman: The 1981 Pete Carr Interview' on Jas Obrecht's website:
http://jasobrecht.com/duane-allman-1981-pete-carr-interview/
    JUNE 1981
  June 23: Jas Obrecht interviews John Hammond.
The interview is published in 2011 as 'John Hammond Remembers His Friend Duane Allman' on Jas Obrecht's website:
http://jasobrecht.com/john-hammond-remembers-friend-duane-allman/
    JULY 1981
  July 6: Jas Obrecht interviews Gregg Allman.
The interview is published in 2010 as 'My Brother Duane' on Jas Obrecht's website.
(READ)
  July 16: Jas Obrecht interviews Dickey Betts.
The interview is published in 2010 as 'Duane Allman: The Complete 1981 Dickey Betts Interview:
http://jasobrecht.com/duane-allman-1981-dickey-betts-interview/
    OCTOBER 1981
  Jas Obrecht's article 'Duane Allman Remembered' is published in 'Guitar Player'. (READ)
  Arlen Roth's article 'Duane Allman's Slide Style - Tunings, Licks, & Technique' is published in 'Guitar Player'. (READ)
    NOVEMBER 1981

Billboard
November 28, 1981
page 72


Billboard
November 28, 1981
page 72

November 28: A review of Duane Allman album 'The Best Of Duane Allman' is published in the 'Top Album Picks: Recommended LP's' department on page 72 of the November 28 issue of 'Billboard' magazine. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
     
1982    
     
  The Dregs' album 'Industry Standard' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
    Duane Allman is inducted into the Georgia Music Hall Of Fame in Macon, GA.
    MAY 1982
    May 12: Jas Obrecht interviews Jim Shepley.
The interview is published in 2010 as 'Young Duane Allman: The Jim Shepley Interview:
http://jasobrecht.com/young-duane-allman-the-jim-shepley-interview/
    May 18: Jas Obrecht interviews Bob Greenlee.
The interview is published in 2010 as 'Young Duane Allman: The Bob Greenlee Interview:
http://jasobrecht.com/young-duane-allman-bob-greenlee-interview/
  May 18: Jas Obrecht interviews Floyd Miles.
The interview is published in 2010 as 'Young Duane Allman: The Floyd Miles Interview:
http://jasobrecht.com/young-duane-allman-floyd-miles-interview/
    OCTOBER 1982
 
Billboard
October 9, 1982
page 15
October 9: From the October 9 issue page 15 of 'Billboard' magazine:
'Awards Highlight Georgia Fest'
     
1983    
    JANUARY 1983
  January 21: Bassist Lamar Williams, who played in The Allman Brothers Band from 1972-1976 and in Sea Level from 1976-1980, dies at the age of 34.
    JULY 1983
  July 21: Frank Fenter, co-founder of Capricorn Records (with Phil and Alan Walden) dies in Macon, GA at the age of 47.
 
Billboard
July 23, 1983
page 27
July 23: From the July 23 issue page 27 of 'Billboard' magazine:
'Music's Over'
    DECEMBER 1983
  December 1: Duane and Gregg's grandmother Myrtle Beatrice Turner Allman dies at the age of 83.
     
     
1985    
     
  The Hour Glass' compilation album 'The Soul Of Time' is released by See For Miles Records in the UK. (DETAILS)
  The Kip Anderson & Willie Walker album 'Southern Soul Stock Volume 1' is released in Japan. (DETAILS)
  The various artists album 'Louisiana Southern Soul - Lanor Records 1966 - 1972' is released. Duane Allman plays on two Ella Brown tracks. (DETAILS)
    JANUARY 1985
    January 27: Jas Obrecht interviews John McEuen.
The interview is published in 2011 as 'John McEuen Interview: Duane And Gregg Allman with Hour Glass:
http://jasobrecht.com/john-mceuen-interview-duane-gregg-allman-hour-glass/
    JULY 1985
  From the July 1985 issue of Guitar Player Magazine: 'The Eric Clapton Story' (pages 71 & 72):

"Is he [Duane Allman] playing the high melody in the head fretted or on slide [on "Layla"] ?"

"Both. Well, he played in standard tuning, so he could do both whenever he felt like it. He could start a line fretting it and end it on slide."

     
1986    
     
  The various artists album 'Atlantic Blues: Vocalists' is released. Duane Allman plays on the Aretha Franklin track 'Takin' Another Man's Place'. (DETAILS)
  Leo Kottke's album 'A Shout Toward Noon' is released.
It contains Duane Allman's composition 'Little Martha'.
    JANUARY 1986
 
Billboard
January 18, 1986
page 42
January 18: From the January 18 issue page 42 of 'Billboard' magazine:
'Muscle Shoals Songwriter George Jackson Says He's Still Enthusiastic'
    APRIL 1986
  April 11: An article by Stuart Winkles about Duane Allman's recording sessions during the period 1968 - 1971 is published in 'Goldmine Magazine'. (READ)
     
1987    
     
  June 4: : David Fricke's article 'Live! Twenty Concerts That Changed Rock & Roll: The Fillmore East New York City, March 11th - 13th, 1971' is published in 'Rolling Stone' issue # 501. (READ)
     
1988    
     
  'Arlo and Janis' comic strip about Duane Allman.
  The Kip Anderson & Willie Walker album 'Southern Soul Stock Volume 1' is released in Italy. (DETAILS)
    APRIL 1988
  April 9: Brook Benton dies in New York at the age of 56.

Billboard
April 30, 1988
page 19


Billboard
April 30, 1988
page 31

April 18: Eric Clapton's box set 'Crossroads' is released. (DETAILS)
    JUNE 1988
  June 22: Jesse Edwin Davis III dies.
     
1989    
     
  The Allman Brothers Band bootleg CD 'Statesboro Blues' is released by 'The Swingin' Pig Records'. (DETAILS)
    MAY 1989
  May 29: The radio show 'In The Studio - Idlewild South' is broadcasted in the week of May 29. (DETAILS)
    JUNE 1989

Billboard
July 8, 1989
page 66
June 20: The Allman Brothers Band box set 'Dreams' is released. (DETAILS)
    JULY 1989
  July 10 - July 30: The radio show 'The Allman Brothers Band: Rock Stars' is broadcasted. (DETAILS)
    AUGUST 1989

Cash Box
August 19, 1989
page 8

Cash Box
August 19, 1989
page 14
August 19: Bud Scoppa's article 'Duane Allman Don't Mess Around' is published in the August 19 edition of 'Cash Box' magazine.
This article was originally published in 'Rock' magazine on April 26, 1971.
(READ)
  Oliver Dziggel's article 'Dreams - An Allman Brothers Band Celebration' and Jas Obrecht's articles 'Duane Allman 1969/1971', 'About The Soundpage: Statesboro Blues' and 'Dickey Betts 1989' are published in 'Guitar Player'. (READ)
     
1990    
     
  Laura Nyro's 1970 album 'Christmas And The Beads Of Sweat' is released on CD. (DETAILS)
  The CD 'The Best Of Delaney & Bonnie' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
  The CD 'The Best Of Ronnie Hawkins And The Hawks' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
  The Derek And The Dominos CD single 'Little Wing / Little Wing (live)' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
  The Derek And The Dominos bootleg album 'The Miami Sessions' is released. (DETAILS)
  Laura Lee's compilation CD 'That's How It Is - The Chess Years' is released. (DETAILS)
    FEBRUARY 1990
 

February 22: Travis Tritt's album 'Country Club' is released.
Duane Allman is mentioned in the song 'Put Some Drive In Your Country'. (LYRICS)

    APRIL 1990
  April 20: The Allman Brothers Band CD 'Live At Ludlow Garage 1970' is released. (DETAILS)
    JULY 1990
    The radio show 'The Allman Brothers Band: Up Close' is broadcasted. (DETAILS)
    AUGUST 1990
  August 13: The radio show 'In The Studio - Eat A Peach' is broadcasted in the week of August 13. (DETAILS)
    SEPTEMBER 1990
 

September 22: Travis Tritt's single 'Put Some Drive In Your Country' is released.
Duane Allman is mentioned in this song'. (LYRICS)

  The Derek And The Dominos box set 'The Layla Sessions - 20th Anniversary Edition' is released. (DETAILS)
    OCTOBER 1990
  October 19-21: The radio show 'The Allman Brothers Story' is broadcasted. (DETAILS)
     
1991    
     
  Duane Allman's compilation album 'Loan Me A Dime - The World Of Duane Allman' is released in South Korea. (DETAILS)
    MAY 1991

Billboard
May 18, 1991
page 1

Billboard
May 18, 1991
page 99
May 18: From the May 18 issue pages 1 & 99 of 'Billboard' magazine:
'Capricorn Label To Rise Again'
    OCTOBER 1991
  October 25: Impresario and rock concert promoter Bill Graham is killed in a helicopter crash near Vallejo, CA at the age of 60.

October 29: A Duane Allman tribute radio show is broadcasted by Classic Rock 99.5 WZRR-FM from Birmingham, AL.
Interviews with Bill Connell, Mabron McKinney, Phil Walden, Jerry Wexler, Jon Landau and John Hammond.
  October 29: Dan Maley's article 'Blues For A Brother' is published in The Macon Telegraph. (READ)
    NOVEMBER 1991
  Ellen Mandel's article 'The Georgia Peach' is published in 'Guitar World'.
This article was first published in 'Good Times Magazine' in 1971. (READ)
  Laurel Dann's article 'Pure Attitude' is published in 'Guitar World'.
This article was first published in 'Creem Magazine' in 1971. (READ)
     
1992    
     
 

The album 'Hour Glass' is released on CD with bonus tracks. (DETAILS)

  The Hour Glass album 'Power Of Love' is released on CD with bonus tracks. (DETAILS)
  Clarence Carter's compilation CD 'Snatching It Back - The Best Of Clarence Carter' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
  Wilson Pickett's compilation CD 'A Man And A Half - The Best Of Wilson Pickett' is released. (DETAILS)
  John Hammond's CD 'I Can Tell' is released. (DETAILS)
  The CD 'Rising Sons Featuring Taj Mahal And Ry Cooder' is released. (DETAILS)
  Taj Mahal's album 'Taj's Blues' is released. (NOTE)
    FEBRUARY 1992
  February 10: The radio show 'In The Studio - Eat A Peach' is broadcasted in the week of February 10. (DETAILS)
    MAY 1992
  May 18: The radio show 'In The Studio - Allman Brothers Band / Idlewild South' is broadcasted in the week of May 18. (DETAILS)
    AUGUST 1992
August 25: The album 'The Allman Brothers Band At Fillmore East' is certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
    SEPTEMBER 1992
  September 5-7: The radio show 'The Allman Brothers Band: Working Man's Blues' is broadcasted during Labor Day weekend. (DETAILS)
  September 29: Aretha Franklin's compilation CD box set 'Queen Of Soul - The Atlantic Recordings' is released. (NOTE)
    OCTOBER 1992

Billboard
October 10, 1992
page 9


Billboard
October 10, 1992
page 35

October 20: The Allman Brothers Band CD 'The Fillmore Concerts' is released. (DETAILS)
    NOVEMBER 1992
 

Jim Shepley's article 'A Brother's Beginnings - The Daytona Days' is published in 'Guitar Player'. (READ)

     
1993    
     
  Irma Thomas' album 'Turn My World Around' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
  The Cowboy compilation CD 'The Best Of Cowboy - A Different Time' is released. (DETAILS)
  The Derek And The Dominos bootleg CD ' Layla And Other Assorted Unreleased Songs' is released. (DETAILS)
  The various artists compilation CD 'The Muscle Shoals Sound' is released. (DETAILS)
    JANUARY 1993
 

The article 'The Allman Brothers Band: The Road Goes On Forever' by Kirk West as told to Alan Paul, is published in 'Guitar World'. (READ)

    MARCH 1993
  March 8: Beck's CD-single 'Loser' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
    MAY 1993
May 11: Jerry Wexler's and David Ritz' book 'Rhythm And The Blues: A Life In American Music' is published by Knopf Publishers.
    OCTOBER 1993
  Jesse Gress' article 'Soaring With Skydog - The Duane Allman Style' is published in the October 1993 issue of 'Guitar Player'. (READ)
     
1994    
     
 

Floyd Miles' CD 'Goin' Back To Daytona' is released.
Duane Allman is mentioned in the song 'Goin' Back To Daytona".
  King Curtis' compilation CD 'Instant Soul: The Legendary King Curtis' is released. (DETAILS)
  Barry Goldberg's compilation CD ' Barry Goldberg & Friends' is released. (DETAILS)
    FEBRUARY 1994
  February 4: Beck's CD-single 'Loser' is re-released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
    MARCH 1994
  March 1: Beck's CD 'Mellow Gold' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
  March 22: Aretha Franklin compilation album 'The Very Best Of Aretha Franklin, Vol. 1' is released. (DETAILS)
    MAY 1994
  May 20-22: The radio show 'The Allman Brothers Story' is broadcasted. (DETAILS)
  May 26: Guitarist Sonny Sharrock, who recorded the track '1953 Blue Boogie Children' with Herbie Mann and Duane Allman in 1971, dies in Ossining, NY at the age of 53.
    JUNE 1994
  June 6: The radio show 'The Allman Brothers Band: Off The Record Special' is broadcasted in the week of June 6. (DETAILS)
    DECEMBER 1994
 

Scott Freeman's article 'Soul Mates', about the making of 'Layla', is published in 'Guitar World'. (READ)

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