DUANE ALLMAN

 

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CHRONOLOGY PART 7: 2008-2012

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2008    
     
  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)
  Michael Buffalo Smith's articles 'The Delaney Bramlett Interviews 2008 (Part One)' and 'The Delaney Bramlett Interviews 2008 (Part Two): Duane, Janis and Eric' are published on:
http://www.swampland.com/articles/view/title:the_delaney_bramlett_interviews_2008_part_one
and:
http://www.swampland.com/articles/view/title:the_delaney_bramlett_interviews_2008_part_two_duane_janis_and_eric
    FEBRUARY 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.
    MARCH 2008
  Laura Nyro's 1970 album 'Christmas And The Beads Of Sweat' is re-released on CD by Sony/BMG (USA). (DETAILS)
    APRIL 2008
  April 18: Jim Coleman dies in Nashville, TN at the age of 57.
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/tuscaloosa/obituary.aspx?n=james-j-coleman-jim&pid=108204851

The recordings he made with Eddie Hinton between 1969 and 1971 were released in 1995 as 'Lost And Found'.
Duane Allman plays on the track 'What Goes On'. (DETAILS)
  April 29: The Allman Brothers Band compilation CD 'Playlist Plus' is released. (DETAILS)
    AUGUST 2008
  August 1: The revised and expanded paperback edition of Randy Poe's book 'Skydog - The Duane Allman Story' is published. (PREVIEW)
  August 15: Producer Jerry Wexler dies in Sarasota, FL at the age of 91.
  August 26: Lulu's album 'New Routes' is released on CD. (DETAILS)
    SEPTEMBER 2008


An Anthology - booklet

Music photographer J. Jeffrey 'Jeff' Albertson dies in Fort Lee, NJ.
He took the pictures on November 1, 1971 at Duane Allman's memorial service at Snow's Memorial Chapel in Macon, GA.
One of his pictures is also included in the booklet of the 1972 LP 'Duane Allman - An Anthology'.
And he also took the cover photo of the 1974 LP 'Duane Allman - An Anthology Vol. II'.

http://credo.library.umass.edu/search?q=subject:"Allman Brothers Band--Photographs" 

  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 2008
  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)
  November 22: Ray Waddell's article '40 Years Of Highs And Lows' is published in 'Billboard'. (READ)
  Ward Meeker's article about Duane Allman's 1957 Goldtop Les Paul guitar is published in the November 2008 issue of 'Vintage Guitar Magazine'. (READ)
    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.
     
2009    
    JANUARY 2009
  January 20: Ted Drozdowski's article 'Duane Allman's Tone Quest' is published on:
http://www.gibson.com/getdoc/21425791-c0e8-44a9-a0db-a0debf53c918/duane-allmans-tone-quest.aspx
    FEBRUARY 2009
  February 17: Marlin Greene's album 'Tiptoe Past The Dragon' is released on CD. (DETAILS)
    MARCH 2009
  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'. (READ)
  The documentary 'Please Call Home - The Big House Years' is released on DVD. (DETAILS)
    APRIL 2009
  April 5: The article 'Reflections On The Allman Brothers Band' is published on www.macon.com. (READ)
    APRIL / MAY 2009
  John Swenson's article 'Duane Allman: A Matter Of Influence' is published in the April / May 2009 issues of 'Relix' magazine.
On March 1, 2013 is was published again on the website of 'Relix':
https://www.relix.com/articles/detail/duane-allman-a-matter-of-influence
    MAY 2009
 

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

 

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)

    JUNE 2009
  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 2009
  July 9: Mark Binelli's article 'The Lost Brother' is published in 'Rolling Stone', issue No. 1082/1083. (READ)
    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' (READ) 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).
    AUGUST 2009
  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.
    DECEMBER 2009
  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.
     
2010    
     
  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.
    Jas Obrecht's article 'Jesse Ed Davis: I Just Play The Notes The Sound Good' is published on:
http://jasobrecht.com/jesse-ed-davis-i-just-play-the-notes-that-sound-good/
    JANUARY 2010
  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)
    FEBRUARY 2010
  February 1: 'The book 'Duane Allman Guitar Play-Along Vol. 104' is published by Hal-Leonard.
    MARCH 2010
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)
    APRIL 2010


An Anthology II - back photo

April 21: Music photographer Chuck Pulin dies in New York at the age of 69.
He took the cover and liner photos of the 1973 Allman Brothers Band compilation album 'Beginnings'.
And he also took the back & inside photos of the 1974 LP 'Duane Allman - An Anthology Vol. II'.


http://www.chuckpulin.com/

 

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.

    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 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)

    JULY 2010
    July 2: Gregg Allman is released from the hospital.
  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 26: Jimmy Hughes' compilation CD 'Something Extra Special - The Complete Volt Recordings 1968-1971' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)
    AUGUST 2010
  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.
    OCTOBER 2010
  October 10: Soul singer/songwriter Solomon Burke dies at Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, The Netherlands at the age of 70.
    DECEMBER 2010
  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)
     
2011    
     
  'From One Brother To Another': The Gibson Custom Shop issues the 'Dickey Betts SG' guitar':
http://www.gibson.com/Products/Electric-Guitars/SG/Gibson-Custom/Dickey-Betts-SG.aspx

(Source: Tony Bacon: 'The SG Guitar Book', Backbeat Books, 2015, page 101)
    JANUARY 2011
  Alan Paul's article 'Duane Allman: Long-Lost 1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop' is published in the January 2011 issue of 'Guitar World'. (READ)
    FEBRUARY 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. (READ)
    MARCH 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)
    APRIL 2011
 

April 5: Robbie Robertson's CD 'How To Become Clairvoyant' is released.
Duane Allman is mentioned in the song 'Axman'. (LYRICS)
  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)
    MAY 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 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.
  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 (READ)
  May 30: Ronnie Hawkins' compilation CD 'The Ballads Of Ronnie Hawkins' is released by Bear Family Records in Germany. (DETAILS)
  Gavin Martin's article 'Gregg Allman: Every Reason To Sing The Blues' (READ) and Elliot Stephen Cohen's article 'Telling The Truth' (about Bobby Whitlock and Derek & The Dominos) (READ) are published in the May 2011 issue of 'Record Collector' in the UK.
    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 6: Rowland Archer (from "Hittin' The Web") and Duane Allman's daughter Galadrielle launch the new website www.duaneallman.com
  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.
    SEPTEMBER 2011
The former 'Sound Recorders Studios', 6226 Yucca Street, Los Angeles, CA, where 'Hour Glass' recorded in 1967, has been demolished.
http://www.uglyangel.net/2011/09/in-short-2-weeks-of-my-absence-from.html
    OCTOBER 2011
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. (READ)
    NOVEMBER 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)
    DECEMBER 2011
  December 6: The Allman Brothers Band CD 'S.U.N.Y. At Stonybrook 9/19/71' is re-issued. (DETAILS)
  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 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)
     
2012    
    JANUARY 2012
January 2: Larry 'Rhino' Reinhardt, who played guitar in 'The Second Coming' with Dickey Betts and Berry Oakley, dies at the age of 63.
Between 1969 and 1993 he played in various lineups of 'Iron Butterfly' and in 1971 he was one of the founding members of 'Captain Beyond'.
  The October 1981 Guitar Player articles 'Duane Allman Remembered' by Jas Obrecht (READ) and 'Duane Allman's Slide Style' by Arlen Roth (READ) are re-issued online by the Guitar Player Vault.
    FEBRUARY 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
    MARCH 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)
    APRIL 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.co
  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: Anathalee G. Sandlin's book 'A Never-Ending Groove: Johnny Sandlin's Musical Odyssey' is published by Mercer University Press.
    MAY 2012
  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)
    JULY 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)
    AUGUST 2012
  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)
    SEPTEMBER 2012
  September 15: A ceremony was held near the site of the Second Atlanta International Pop Festival to unveil and dedicate an official historic marker commemorating the event. The marker text reads:
"In the 1960s, as American culture changed rapidly, new forms of music and performance emerged, including large outdoor rock festivals. From July 3–5, 1970, the Second Atlanta International Pop Festival, one of the largest such events anywhere in the world during that era, took place in a field 600 yards west of here. Over thirty musical acts performed, including rock icon Jimi Hendrix playing to the largest American audience of his career, and Macon’s Allman Brothers Band on their launching pad to national fame. Officials estimated that the festival drew several hundred thousand young people to Byron that weekend. Organized by renowned Atlanta concert promoter Alex Cooley, it remains one of the largest public gatherings in state history."
Official sponsors of the marker were the Georgia Historical Society, the Byron Area Historical Society, the Georgia Allman Brothers Band Association, The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House, and Hittin’ the Note. The marker dedication ceremony was hosted by festival site landowner Tim Thornton, and featured Cooley, Byron Mayor Larry Collins, officials of the sponsoring organizations, and a crowd of festival attendees and fans.
    OCTOBER 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)
    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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