DUANE ALLMAN

 

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CHRONOLOGY PART 5: 1973-1994

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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 Allman Joys' album 'Early Allman - Featuring Duane And Gregg Allman' is released. (DETAILS)

The album 'Gregg & Duane Allman' is released. (DETAILS)

Irma Thomas' album 'In Between Tears' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)

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

The Cowboy compilation album 'Why Quit When You're Losing' is released. (DETAILS)

Wilson Pickett's compilation album 'Wilson Pickett's Greatest Hits' is released. (DETAILS)
1973

The original soundtrack album 'Catch My Soul' is released. (DETAILS)

Jackie Moore's album 'Sweet Charlie Babe is released. (DETAILS)
  JANUARY
1973
January 13: The first public appearance of the guitar 'Blackie' during the early show of Eric Clapton's 'Rainbow Concert' in London.

February 1: Lester Bangs' article 'Duane Allman In Perspective: Session Cat To Star' is published in 'Rolling Stone', issue #127.

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'.

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

An article about Duane Allman, written by Richard Albero, is published in 'Guitar Player Magazine', May/June 1973, Vol. 7 No. 4.
MAY / JUNE
1973

December 6: An article (with discography) about The Allman Brothers Band, written by Cameron Crowe, is published in 'Rolling Stone' issue #149.

Laurel Dann's interview with Duane Allman is published in 'Creem Magazine'.
DECEMBER
1973

The various artists compilation album 'Peaches - Pick Of The Crop' is released. (DETAILS)
1974

Percy Sledge's album 'I'll Be Your Everything' is released. (DETAILS)

The article 'The Allman Brothers Band Story' is published in the April issue of the Dutch music magazine 'Muziek Expres'.
APRIL
1974

The album 'Duane Allman - An Anthology Volume II' is released. (DETAILS)

Richard (Dickey) Betts' album 'Highway Call' is released. (NOTE)
AUGUST
1974
 

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

The Allman Brothers Band compilation album 'The Road Goes On Forever' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
NOVEMBER
1975

Spencer Wiggins' compilation album 'Soul City USA' is released in Japan. (DETAILS)
1977
  OCTOBER
1977
October 20: Just three days after the release of Street Survivors, and five shows into their most successful headlining tour to date, Lynyrd Skynyrd's chartered Convair 240 ran out of fuel near the end of their flight from Greenville, South Carolina, where they had just performed at the Greenville Memorial Auditorium, to LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Though the pilots attempted an emergency landing on a small airstrip, the plane crashed in a forest in Gillsburg, Mississippi. Lead vocalist Ronnie Van Zant (age 29), guitarist Steve Gaines (age 28), backing vocalist Cassie Gaines (age 29), assistant road manager Dean Kilpatrick, pilot Walter McCreary and co-pilot William Gray were all killed on impact; the other band members suffered serious injuries.

Ronnie Van Zant

Steve Gaines

Cassie Gaines

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)
1978  

The compilation album 'The Best Of Duane Allman' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
1979  

May 3: Robert Palmer's article 'The Allman Brothers: A Great Southern Revival' is published in 'Rolling Stone' issue #290.
MAY
1979
JUNE
1979

June 9: Guitar player Francis 'Tippy' Armstrong dies in Tuscaloosa, AL at the age of 32.

The compilation album 'The Best Of The Allman Brothers Band' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)
1980  

February 23/24: The radio show 'The Allman Brothers Band: Profiles In Rock' is broadcasted. (DETAILS)
FEBRUARY
1980
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.

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)
1981  
  FEBRUARY
1981

February 15: Michael Bloomfield (formerly with the 'Paul Butterfield Blues Band') dies in San Francisco, CA at the age of 37.

An article (with discography) about Duane Allman, written by Jas Obrecht, is published in 'Guitar Player'.
OCTOBER
1981

The Dregs' album 'Industry Standard' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
Duane Allman is inducted into the Georgia Music Hall Of Fame in Macon, GA.
1982  
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.
APRIL
1983

April 30: Muddy Waters dies in Westmont, IL at the age of 70.
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.

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)
1985

The various artists album 'Atlantic Blues: Vocalists' is released. Duane Allman plays on the Aretha Franklin track 'Takin' Another Man's Place'. (DETAILS)
1986  
MARCH
1986

March 4: Richard Manuel (formerly with 'Ronnie Hawkins And The Hawks' and 'The Band') dies at the age of 42.

April 11: An article by Stuart Winkles about Duane Allman's recording sessions during the period 1968 - 1971 is published in 'Goldmine Magazine'.
APRIL
1986

'Arlo and Janis' comic strip about Duane Allman.

Eric Clapton's box set 'Crossroads' is released. (DETAILS)

The Kip Anderson & Willie Walker album 'Southern Soul Stock Volume 1' is released in Italy. (DETAILS)
1988
APRIL
1988

April 9: Brook Benton dies in New York at the age of 56.
JUNE
1988

June 22: Jesse Edwin Davis III dies.
AUGUST
1988

August 14: Roy Buchanan (formerly with 'Ronnie Hawkins And The Hawks') dies.

The Allman Brothers Band bootleg CD 'Statesboro Blues' is released by 'The Swingin' Pig Records'. (DETAILS)
1989

May 29: The radio show 'In The Studio - Idlewild South' is broadcasted in the week of May 29. (DETAILS)
MAY
1989

The Allman Brothers Band box set 'Dreams' is released. (DETAILS)
JUNE
1989

July 10 - July 30: The radio show 'The Allman Brothers Band: Rock Stars' is broadcasted. (DETAILS)
JULY
1989

Oliver Dziggel's article 'Dreams - An Allman Brothers Band Celebration' and Jas Obrecht's articles 'Duane Allman 1969/1971' and 'Dickey Betts 1989' are published in 'Guitar Player'.
AUGUST
1989

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 box set 'The Layla Sessions - 20th Anniversary Edition' is released. (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)
1990
  JANUARY
1990

January 23: Allen Collins, guitarist of Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1964 until the plane crash in 1977, dies in Jacksonville, FL at the age of 37.

May 15: The Allman Brothers Band CD 'Live At Ludlow Garage 1970' is released. (DETAILS)
MAY
1990
The radio show 'The Allman Brothers Band: Up Close' is broadcasted. (DETAILS)
JULY
1990

August 13: The radio show 'In The Studio - Eat A Peach' is broadcasted in the week of August 13. (DETAILS)
AUGUST
1990

October 19-21: The radio show 'The Allman Brothers Story' is broadcasted. (DETAILS)
OCTOBER
1990

Duane Allman's compilation album 'Loan Me A Dime - The World Of Duane Allman' is released in South Korea. (DETAILS)
1991

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.
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.

Ellen Mandel's article 'The Georgia Peach' is published in 'Guitar World'.
This article was first published in 'Good Times Magazine' in 1971.

Laurel Dann's article 'Pure Attitude' is published in 'Guitar World'.
This article was first published in 'Creem Magazine' in 1971.
NOVEMBER
1991

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)

Aretha Franklin's compilation CD box set 'Queen Of Soul - The Atlantic Recordings' is released. (NOTE)
1992

The CD 'Rising Sons Featuring Taj Mahal And Ry Cooder' is released. (DETAILS)

Taj Mahal's album 'Taj's Blues' is released. (NOTE)

February 10: The radio show 'In The Studio - Eat A Peach' is broadcasted in the week of February 10. (DETAILS)
FEBRUARY
1992

May 18: The radio show 'In The Studio - Allman Brothers Band / Idlewild South' is broadcasted in the week of May 18. (DETAILS)
MAY
1992

September 5-7: The radio show 'The Allman Brothers Band: Working Man's Blues' is broadcasted during Labor Day weekend. (DETAILS)
SEPTEMBER
1992

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

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

NOVEMBER
1992
DECEMBER
1992

December 21: Albert King dies.

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)
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'.

JANUARY
1993

Jesse Gress' article 'Soaring With Skydog - The Duane Allman Style' is published in the October 1993 issue of 'Guitar Player'.
OCTOBER
1993

Beck's CD-single 'Loser' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)

Beck's CD 'Mellow Gold' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)

King Curtis' compilation CD 'Instant Soul: The Legendary King Curtis' is released. (DETAILS)

Barry Goldberg's compilation CD ' Barry Goldberg & Friends' is released. (DETAILS)
1994  

 

March 22: Aretha Franklin compilation album 'The Very Best Of Aretha Franklin, Vol. 1' is released. (DETAILS)
MARCH
1994

May 20-22: The radio show 'The Allman Brothers Story' is broadcasted. (DETAILS)
MAY
1994

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 6: The radio show 'The Allman Brothers Band: Off The Record Special' is broadcasted in the week of June 6. (DETAILS)
JUNE
1994

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

DECEMBER
1994

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