DUANE ALLMAN

 

Last updated: November 5, 2013
2008-2013

CHRONOLOGY PART 7: 2008-2012

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The Allman Brothers Band album 'At Fillmore East' is released on 180g vinyl LP with bonus tracks by Vinyl Lovers/Lilith Records Ltd. from Russia. (DETAILS)

The Allman Brothers Band album 'Eat A Peach' is released on 180g vinyl LP with bonus tracks by Vinyl Lovers/Lilith Records Ltd. from Russia. (DETAILS)
2008  
February 24: The theatrical premiere of the documentary 'Please Call Home - The Big House Years', about the years 1970 to 1973 when several members of the Allman Brothers Band lived in 'The Big House' in Macon, GA, at the Macon Film Festival.
FEBRUARY
2008
 

Laura Nyro's 1970 album 'Christmas And The Beads Of Sweat' is re-released on CD by Sony/BMG (USA). (DETAILS)
MARCH
2008
 

April 29: The Allman Brothers Band compilation CD 'Playlist Plus' is released. (DETAILS)
APRIL
2008
 

August 1: The revised and expanded paperback edition of Randy Poe's book 'Skydog - The Duane Allman Story' is published. (PREVIEW)

August 26: Lulu's album 'New Routes' is released on CD. (DETAILS)
AUGUST
2008

August 15: Producer Jerry Wexler dies in Sarasota, FL at the age of 91.
  SEPTEMBER
2008

September 29: The various artists compilation CD 'Take Me To The River - A Southern Soul Story 1961-1977' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

November 11: King Curtis' album 'Instant Groove' is released on CD. (DETAILS)

November 11: Bonnie Bramlett's compilation CD 'Piece Of My Heart - The Best Of 1969-1978' is released. (DETAILS)

Ward Meeker's article about Duane Allman's 1957 Goldtop Les Paul guitar is published in the November 2008 issue of 'Vintage Guitar Magazine'.
NOVEMBER
2008
 
  DECEMBER
2008

December 15: Davy Graham dies at the age of 68.

December 27: Delaney Bramlett dies in Los Angeles, CA at the age of 69.
  JANUARY
2009

January 28: Billy Powell, keyboard player of 'Lynyrd Skynyrd' from 1972 until his death, dies in Orange Park, FL at the age of 56.
  FEBRUARY
2009

February 17: Marlin Greene's album 'Tiptoe Past The Dragon' is released on CD. (DETAILS)

March 9-28: The Allman Brothers Band plays 15 concerts, dedicated to Duane Allman, at the Beacon Theatre in New York City and celebrates the 40th anniversary of the band on March 26. (NOTE)
March 22: The New York theatrical premiere of the documentary 'Please Call Home - The Big House Years', about the years 1970 to 1973 when several members of the Allman Brothers Band lived in 'The Big House' in Macon, GA, at the Paramount Center For The Arts.

Ward Meeker's article 'The Vintage Guitar Hall Of Fame - Duane Allman - 2008 Player' is published in the March 2009 issue of 'Vintage Guitar Magazine'.

The documentary 'Please Call Home - The Big House Years' is released on DVD. (DETAILS)
MARCH
2009
 

April 5: The article 'Reflections On The Allman Brothers Band' is published on www.macon.com.
APRIL
2009

April 27: The various artists compilation CD 'The Complete Goldwax Singles Volume 1: 1962-1966' is released in the UK.

May 14: Phillip Ramati's article 'Remembering The Allman Brothers Band: The Road Goes On Forever' is published on www.popmatters.com.

May 26: The 31st Of February's album 'The 31st Of February' is released on CD by Henry Stone Music. Duane Allman plays on the bonus track 'In The Morning When I'm Real'. (DETAILS)

MAY
2009

May 6: Ean Evans, bass player of 'Lynyrd Skynyrd' from 2001 until his death, dies in Columbus, MS at the age of 48.

  JUNE
2009

June 9: King Curtis' album 'Get Ready' is released on CD. (DETAILS)

June 10: Barry Beckett, record producer, in the 1960's studio keyboardist for Rick Hall's FAME Studio in Muscle Shoals, AL. and in 1969 co-founder of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section and Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, dies in Hendersonville, TN at the age of 66.

July 9: Mark Binelli's article 'The Lost Brother' is published in 'Rolling Stone', issue No. 1082/1083.
July 22: A live recording of The Allman Brothers Band, recorded in Tampa, FL in 1970, surfaces. The exact date is not yet known. Gregg Allman did not perform at the show. Duane took over the vocal duties.

Alan Paul's article 'The Allman Brothers Band: The Road Goes On Forever' and Andy Aledort's article 'Lightning In A Bottle - How To Play Slide In The Style Of The Great Duane Allman' are published in the July 2009 issue of 'Guitar World' (published with 2 different covers).
JULY
2009
 
  AUGUST
2009

August 13: Les Paul, creator of the 'Gibson Les Paul' guitar and the inventor of multitrack recording, dies in White Plains, NY at the age of 94.

August 15: James Luther 'Jim' Dickinson, pianist, singer, record producer and in the late 1960's and early 1970's a member of the Atlantic Records studio rhythm section 'The Dixie Flyers', dies in Memphis, TN at the age of 67.

August 31: The various artists compilation CD 'The Complete Goldwax Singles Volume 2: 1966-1967' is released in the UK.
  SEPTEMBER
2009

September 28: Jimmy Hughes' compilation CD 'Steal Away - The Early Fame Recordings' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

December 1: 'The book 'Duane Allman Guitar Anthology' is published by Hal-Leonard.

December 5: 'The Allman Brothers Band Museum' opens its doors at 'The Big House' at 2321 Vineville Avenue, Macon, GA.

December 31: Dave Rubin's book 'Duane Allman: Guitar Signature Licks - A Step-By-Step Breakdown Of His Guitar Styles And Techniques' is published by Hal-Leonard.
DECEMBER
2009
 

January 25: Wilson Pickett's 6-CD compilation boxed set 'Funky Midnight Mover - The Atlantic Studio Recordings (1962-1978)' is released by Rhino Handmade Records. (DETAILS)

January 25: The various artists compilation CD 'The Complete Goldwax Singles Volume 3: 1967-1970' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)
JANUARY
2010
 

February 1: 'The book 'Duane Allman Guitar Play-Along Vol. 104' is published by Hal-Leonard.
FEBRUARY
2010

February 22: Jimmy Hughes' compilation CD 'Why Not Tonight? - The Fame Recordings Volume 2' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

March 24: Photographer Jim Marshall, who took the pictures for the album cover of 'The Allman Brothers Band At Fillmore East', dies in New York City at the age of 74. (VIDEO)
MARCH
2010
 

April 23: The grand opening of 'The Allman Brothers Band Museum' at 'The Big House', 2321 Vineville Avenue, Macon, GA. The ribbon cutting was done by Gregg Allman, Butch Trucks and Jaimoe.

APRIL
2010

April 26: The various artists compilation CD 'The Goldwax Story - Volume 3' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

June 28: Doris Duke's album 'I'm A Loser' is re-issued on LP by Ace Records / Kent Soul from the UK. (DETAILS)

June 28: Spencer Wiggins' compilation CD 'Feed The Flame - The Fame And XL Recordings' is released by Ace Records / Kent Soul from the UK. (DETAILS)
JUNE
2010

June 11: Singer Ella Brown dies in Warner Robins, GA at the age of 62.
June 23: Gregg Allman underwent a successful liver transplant operation at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL. (NOTE)

June 24: JoJo Billingsley, background singer of 'Lynyrd Skynyrd' from 1975 until 1977, dies at the age of 58.
She was not on the airplane when it crashed on October 20, 1977, killing several members of the band.

July 25: Duane Allman's 1957 Les Paul Goldtop is now on display until the end of August 2010 at the Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House in Macon, GA. (NOTE)
JULY
2010
July 2: Gregg Allman is released from the hospital.

July 26: Jimmy Hughes' compilation CD 'Something Extra Special - The Complete Volt Recordings 1968-1971' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

The 'Skydog Woody Project' releases the CD 'Guitar Magic'.
Joe Davis plays Duane Allman's 1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop and Garry Harper plays Allen Woody's 1976 Gibson Thunderbird bass.
AUGUST
2010

August 12: 'Little Feat' drummer Richie Hayward dies in Vancouver, Canada at the age of 64.
  SEPTEMBER
2010

September 20: Leonard Skinner dies in Jacksonville, FL at the age of 77.
Forby Leonard Skinner was a high school gym teacher, basketball coach, realtor and bar owner from Jacksonville, Florida. He gained fame in the 1970s as the namesake of the Southern rock band 'Lynyrd Skynyrd'. The New York Times called him "arguably the most influential high school gym teacher in American popular culture."
  OCTOBER
2010

October 10: Soul singer/songwriter Solomon Burke dies at Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, The Netherlands at the age of 70.

December 17: Bobby Whitlock's book 'A Rock 'n' Roll Autobiography' is published by McFarland.

December 21: Percy Sledge's 4-CD compilation boxed set 'The Atlantic Recordings' is released by Rhino Handmade Records. (DETAILS)
DECEMBER
2010
 

Alan Paul's article 'Duane Allman: Long-Lost 1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop' is published in the January 2011 issue of 'Guitar World'.
JANUARY
2011
 

February 21: Joseph L. 'Red Dog' Campbell dies at the age of 68.
He was a roadie for The Allman Brothers Band for 32 years and the author of 'The Legendary Red Dog: A Book Of Tails'.
His picture is memorialized for all time on the back of the 'At Fillmore East' album.
Writer/Filmmaker Cameron Crowe included a characterization of  Red Dog by name and appearance in his now classic film 'Almost Famous'.

Bud Scoppa's article 'The Jam Goes On Forever' is published in the February 2011 issue of 'Uncut' in the UK.
FEBRUARY
2011
 
March 12: The Allman Brothers Band celebrates the 40th anniversary of the recording of the 'Live At Fillmore East' album at a concert at the Beacon Theatre in New York City by playing the complete album during the first set.

March 21: The Derek And The Dominos 2-CD 'Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs' (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

March 21: The Derek And The Dominos 4-CD/DVD/2-LP box set  'Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs' (40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition) is released in the UK. (DETAILS)
MARCH
2011
 

April 26: The Derek And The Dominos 2-CD 'Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs' (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) is released in the USA. (DETAILS)

April 26: The Derek And The Dominos 4-CD/DVD/2-LP box set  'Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs' (40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition) is released in the USA. (DETAILS)
APRIL
2011
 

May 2: The various artists compilation CD 'Delta Swamp Rock' is released by Soul Jazz Records in the UK. Duane Allman plays on 3 tracks. (DETAILS)

May 5: Vince Gill plays Duane Allman's 1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop at a benefit concert for the Alzheimer's Association of Georgia in Macon, GA.
May 19: Ronnie Hawkins' 1970 album 'Ronnie Hawkins' is released on CD by Wounded Bird Records. (DETAILS)
May 19: Ronnie Hawkins' 1971 album 'The Hawk' is released on CD by Wounded Birds Records. (DETAILS)
May 25: Tom Wilk's article 'Allman Brothers At Steel Pier: July 1971' is published on www.atlanticcityweekly.com
May 30: Ronnie Hawkins' compilation CD 'The Ballads Of Ronnie Hawkins' is released by Bear Family Records in Germany. (DETAILS)
Elliot Stephen Cohen's article'Telling The Truth' (about Bobby Whitlock
and Derek & The Dominos) is published in the May 2011 issue of 'Record Collector' in the UK.
MAY
2011

May 8: Guitar player Cornell Dupree, who played in the Atlantic Records studio band, recording on albums by Aretha Franklin, Herbie Mann and King Curtis as a member of Curtis' band 'The King Pins' and was a founding member of the band 'Stuff' in the 1970's, dies in Fort Worth, TX at the age of 68.

June 6: Rowland Archer (from "Hittin' The Web") and Duane Allman's daughter Galadrielle launch the new website www.duaneallman.com
JUNE
2011

June 4: David 'Frankie' Toler, drummer in the Allman Brothers Band from 1980-1982 and after that drummer in the Gregg Allman Band, dies at the age of 59.

June 7: Philip Walden Jr., son of the late Capricorn Records co-founder Phil Walden, dies in an accident in Atlanta, GA at the age of 48.

June 7: Candi Staton's compilation CD 'Evidence: The Complete Fame Records Masters' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

October 20: Rock photographer Barry Feinstein, who did the album design for the 1972 Capricorn compilation album 'Duane Allman - An Anthology' and also did the photography and album design for the Delaney & Bonnie & Friends albums 'To Bonnie From Delaney' (Atco, 1970) and 'Motel Shot' (Atco, 1971), dies in Woodstock, NY at the age of 80.

October 29: The Dutch newspaper "Leeuwarder Courant' publishes an article by Hans Willems about Duane, to commemorate his passing, 40 years ago today.
OCTOBER
2011
 

November 1: Pete Frame's book 'Even More Rock Family Trees' is published by Omnibus Press.
It contains an Allman Brothers Band family tree, drawn by Pete Frame in September 2000.

November 14: The various artists compilation CD 'The Fame Studios Story 1961 - 1973' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

November 28: George Jackson's compilation CD 'Don't Count Me Out - The Fame Recordings Volume 1' is released in the UK. Duane Allman plays on the track 'Greedy Over You'. (DETAILS)
NOVEMBER
2011

November 28: Arthur Conley's compilation CD 'I'm Living Good - The Soul Of Arthur Conley 1964-1974' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

December 6: The Allman Brothers Band CD 'S.U.N.Y. At Stonybrook 9/19/71' is re-issued. (DETAILS)
December 21: The Recording Academy has honored the Allman Brothers Band with a Lifetime Achievement Award, which will be acknowledged at the 54th GRAMMY telecast on February 11, 2012. (NOTE)
DECEMBER
2011

December 7: Tom Dowd's induction into the 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame' is announced. The 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 14, 2012 in Cleveland, OH. (NOTE)

December 4: Blues guitarist and singer Hubert Sumlin dies in Wayne, New Jersey at the age of 80. Mick Jagger and Keith Richards paid Sumlin's funeral costs.

The October 1981 Guitar Player articles 'Duane Allman Remembered' by Jas Obrecht and 'Duane Allman's Slide Style' by Arlen Roth are re-issued online by the Guitar Player Vault.
JANUARY
2012
 
February 11: The Allman Brothers Band receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 54th GRAMMY telecast. (VIDEO)
February 16: The article 'Skydog's Lost Shoes' is published on Spence Johnson's blog 'Early Evening, Music + Life':
http://700pm.blogspot.nl/2012/02/skydogs-lost-shoes.html
FEBRUARY
2012
 

March 23: The website 'Duane Allman Journal' is launched:
A fictional diary of Duane's experience as leader of the Allman Brothers Band starting March 23, 1969, 43 years to the day when Duane first assembled the band.
http://duaneallmanjournal.
blogspot.com/

March 23: The Allman Brothers Band compilation CD 'Collected' is released by USM / Universal Music in The Netherlands. (DETAILS)

March 26: The August 26, 1971 Allman Brothers Band concert at A & R Studios in New York City, that was broadcasted by WPLJ-FM, is released on CD by Leftfield Media. (DETAILS)
MARCH
2012
 

April 9: Alan Bryson's article 'Talkin' Blues With The Groovemaster, Jerry Jemmott' (with chapters about Muscle Shoals and Duane Allman) is published on www.allaboutjazz.com

April 15: Anathalee G. Sandlin's book 'A Never-Ending Groove: Johnny Sandlin's Musical Odyssey' is published by Mercer University Press.
APRIL
2012

April 14: Tom Dowd is inducted into the 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame'. The 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony took place in Cleveland, OH.

April 14: Laura Nyro is inducted into the 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame'. The 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony took place in Cleveland, OH.

April 15: The Clarence Carter extended play vinyl single 'I Found What I Wanted - Unissued And Rare Fame Masters' is released by Ace Records / Kent Soul in the UK. (DETAILS)

April 19: Drummer/singer/multi-instrumentalist and actor Mark Lavon 'Levon' Helm (formerly with 'Ronnie Hawkins And The Hawks' and 'The Band') dies in New York City at the age of 71.

April 30: The various artists compilation CD 'Hall Of Fame' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

May 1: The hardcover edition of Gregg Allman's autobiography 'My Cross To Bear' is published by William Morrow - Harper Collins Publishers. (PREVIEW)

May 8: The Allman Brothers Band CD 'American University 12/13/70' is re-issued. (DETAILS)

May 21: Alan Paul's e-book 'One Way Out - An Oral History Of The Allman Brothers Band' is published by Beijing Blues Publishing / Amazon Digital Services.

May 28: Clarence Carter's compilation CD 'The Fame Singles Volume 1 - 1966-70' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)
MAY
2012
 

July 23: The August 26, 1971 Allman Brothers Band concert at A & R Studios in New York City, that was broadcasted by WPLJ-FM, is released on LP by Let Them Eat Vinyl. (DETAILS)
JULY
2012

July 16: 'Deep Purple' keyboard player Jon Lord dies in London, England at the age of 71.

August 28: George Jackson's compilation CD 'Let The Best Man Win - The Fame Recordings Volume 2' is released in the UK. Duane Allman plays on the track 'Mini Skirt Minnie'. (DETAILS)
AUGUST
2012
 

October 16: The Duane & Gregg Allman album 'Duane & Gregg Allman' is released by Akarma. It is manufactured on demand by CreateSpace, part of the Amazon.com group. (NOTE) (DETAILS)

 

October 16: The instructional DVD 'Play Allman: Learn To Play The Duane Allman Way With Max Milligan' is released by Artsmagic Ltd. (NOTE)
OCTOBER
2012

October 29: Dan Penn's compilation CD 'The Fame Recordings' is released by Ace Records in the UK. Duane Allman does not play on these tracks. (DETAILS)
  NOVEMBER
2012

November 12: The various artists compilation CD 'Delta Swamp Rock Volume 2' is released by Soul Jazz Records in the UK. (DETAILS)

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