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CHRONOLOGY PART 8: 2013-2017

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January 26: The theatrical premiere of the documentary 'Muscle Shoals - Small Town, Big Music' at the Sundance Film Festival at the Eccles Theatre in Park City, UT.

January 29: Sam Samudio's album 'Sam - Hard And Heavy' is released on CD with the bonus track 'Me And Bobby McGee'. (DETAILS)
JANUARY
2013
 

February 12: The Allman Brothers Band compilation CD 'Icon' is released by Mercury Records. (DETAILS)

February 25: George Jackson's compilation LP 'The Fame Sessions' is released in the UK. Duane Allman plays on the track 'Greedy Over You'. (DETAILS)

February 26: The paperback edition of Gregg Allman's autobiography 'My Cross To Bear' is published by William Morrow - Harper Collins Publishers. (PREVIEW)
FEBRUARY
2013

February 25: 'Dangerous' Dan Toler, guitarist in the Allman Brothers Band from 1978-1982 and also guitarist in Dickey Betts & Great Southern and the Gregg Allman Band, dies in Sarasota, FL at the age of 64.

February 25: The various artists compilation CD 'Hall Of Fame Volume 2' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

E.J. Devokaitis' article 'Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective' (about the soon to be released 7-CD box with the same name) is published by 'Hittin' The Note' in issue #76.

March 11: Brian Robbins' article 'Duane Allman's Daughter Galadrielle And The Skydog Box Set' is published on
http://www.jambands.com/

March 16: 'Weekend Edition Saturday' (NPR) interview with Duane Allman's daughter Galadrielle about the release of the 7-CD box set 'Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective.

March 18: The Allman Brothers Band compilation CD 'Midnight Rider: The Essential Collection' is released by Spectrum Music in the UK. (DETAILS)


March 19: Duane Allman's 7-CD box set 'Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective' is released by Rounder Records. (DETAILS)

March 20: The Sweet Inspirations' album 'Sweets For My Sweet' is released on CD in Japan. (DETAILS)
MARCH
2013

March 7: Guitarist Peter Banks, best known as a founding member of the English rock band 'Yes', dies in London, UK at the age of 65.

Bud Scoppa's album review 'Duane Allman - Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective' is published in the April 2013 issue of 'Uncut' magazine in the UK.
http://www.uncut.co.uk/
April 21: A recording of Herbie Mann 's unreleased 1971 track "1953 Blue Boogie Children" has been found. (DETAILS)

April 24: The Soul Survivors' album 'Take Another Look' is released on CD in Japan. (DETAILS)
APRIL
2013

April 14: Singer and songwriter George Jackson dies in Ridgeland, MS at the age of 68. (NOTE)

April 22: Folk singer and guitarist Richie Havens, who was the opening act at the 1969 Woodstock Festival, dies in Jersey City, NJ at the age of 72.

May 1: 'Bill Levenson Discusses Duane Allman's Skydog' is published on
http://www.elmoremagazine.com

May 14: Irma Thomas' album 'In Between Tears' is re-released on LP and CD by Alive Records. (NOTE) (DETAILS)
MAY
2013

May 6: Saxophone player Rudolph 'Juicy' Carter dies in Salisbury, NC.
He played with the Allman Brothers Band at the March 1971 concerts at the Fillmore East in New York and is featured on the March 12 (second show) recording of Hot 'Lanta, released in 1993 on 'The Fillmore Concerts'.

June 14: Anne Erickson's article 'The World According To...Duane Allman' is published on
http://www.gibson.com

June 24: James Govan's compilation CD 'Wanted - The Fame Recordings' is released in the UK. Duane Allman is suspected to play on the track 'That's Alright Mama'. (DETAILS)
JUNE
2013

June 20: The Muscle Shoals Music Foundation acquired the home of the original Muscle Shoals Sound Studios at 3614 Jackson Highway in Sheffield, AL, according to board chairman Rodney Hall. (NOTE)

June 23: Blues and soul singer Bobby 'Blue' Bland dies in Memphis, TN at the age of 83.

June 25: Bobby Whitlock's compilation CD 'Where There's A Will There's A Way', containing his 1972 albums 'Bobby Whitlock' and 'Raw Velvet', is released'. (DETAILS)

July 4: 'World Cafe' (WXPN/NPR) interview with Duane Allman's daughter Galadrielle about the 7-CD box set 'Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective.

July 12: The September 3, 2013 release of the DVD 'Song Of The South - Duane Allman & The Rise Of The Allman Brothers Band' is announced. (WATCH THE TRAILER)
JULY
2013

July 26: Singer-songwriter and musician JJ Cale dies in La Jolla, CA at the age of 74.

August 16: Jim Caligiuri's article 'Skydog - Seven Discs Of Duane Allman's Guitar Wizardry - Decades In The Making' is published on
http://www.austinchronicle.com
AUGUST
2013
 

September 3: The documentary 'Song Of The South - Duane Allman & The Rise Of The Allman Brothers Band' is released on DVD. (DETAILS)

September 24: The original motion picture soundtrack 'Muscle Shoals' is released. Duane Allman plays on the Wilson Pickett track 'Hey Jude'. (DETAILS)

September 28: The 'Muscle Shoals' movie is available as Video On Demand from iTunes.
SEPTEMBER
2013
 

October 29: Boz Scaggs' compilation CD 'The Essential Boz Scaggs' is released. (DETAILS)

October 29: Doris Duke's album 'I'm A Loser' is re-issued on LP and CD by Alive Naturalsound Records. (DETAILS)
OCTOBER
2013

October 27: Singer-songwriter and guitarist Lou Reed dies in Southampton, NY at the age of 71.

October 28: Clarence Carter's compilation CD 'The Fame Singles Volume 2 - 1970-73' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

November 11: Duane Allman's 7-CD box set 'Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective' is re-released (as Encore Edition) by Rounder Records. (DETAILS)
NOVEMBER
2013
 

December 2: George Jackson's compilation CD 'Old Friend - The Fame Recordings Volume 3' is released in the UK. Duane Allman plays on 'I Got My Own Style Of Lovin'. (DETAILS)

December 17: Boz Scaggs' album 'Boz Scaggs' is re-released as Super Audio CD (SACD). (DETAILS)
DECEMBER
2013
 

January 28: Amy Ray's CD 'Goodnight Tender' is released.
It contains the song "Duane Allman".

JANUARY
2014

January 3: Phil Everly, singer and guitarist of 'The Everly Brothers' dies in Burbank, CA at the age of 74.

January 8: Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks have announced that they will leave The Allman Brothers Band at the end of 2014.

January 27: The various artists compilation CD 'Hall Of Fame Volume 3' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

January 27: Folksinger Pete Seeger dies in New York City at the age of 94.

January 28: Gregg Allman has told to Relix Magazine that The Allman Brothers Band will stop touring at the end of 2014.

February 10: The 'Muscle Shoals' movie is released on DVD in the UK. (DETAILS)

February 18: The Allman Brothers Band CD 'Boston Common 8/17/71' is re-issued. (DETAILS)

February 18: Alan Paul's book 'One Way Out - The Inside History Of The Allman Brothers Band' is published by St. Martin's Press. (PREVIEW)

February 25: The 'Muscle Shoals' movie is released on DVD and Blu-ray in the USA. (DETAILS)

February 25: The Allman Brothers Band compilation CD 'Icon 2' is released by Mercury Records. (DETAILS)
FEBRUARY
2014
 

March 4: Galadrielle Allman's book 'Please Be With Me - A Song For My Father, Duane Allman' is published by Spiegel & Grau. (PREVIEW)

March 10: Leonard Lopate interview with Galadrielle Allman about her book 'Please Be With Me: A Song For My Father, Duane Allman'.
('The Leonard Lopate Show' / WNYC, New York).

March 28: Greg Kot interview with Alan Paul about his book 'One Way Out - The Inside History Of The Allman Brothers Band'.
('Sound Opinions' / WBEZ, Chicago).

March 31: The compilation CD 'The Complete Fame Singles Vol. 1 - 1964-67' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

MARCH
2014
 

April 19: Clarence Carter's compilation LP 'Slip Away - The Ultimate Clarence Carter 1966-1971' is released as a limited edition Record Store Day album. (DETAILS)

APRIL
2014
 

May 4: The Library Ballroom in Macon, GA unveils a plaque, courtesy of The Georgia Allman Brothers Band Association (GABBA), to commemorate the location of The College Discotheque, where The Allman Brothers Band performed their first paid gig in Macon on May 2, 1969. (NOTE)
MAY
2014
 
  JUNE
2014

June 2: The Allman Brothers Band has announced the final shows to close an illustrious 45-year career.
The final concert will take place on October 28, 2014 at the Beacon Theatre in New York City.

June 27: Soul singer-songwriter and musician Bobby Womack dies at the age of 70.

July 29: The Allman Brothers Band 'The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings' is released as 6 CD, 3 Blu-ray and 4 LP sets. (DETAILS)
JULY
2014

July 16: Blues guitarist and singer Johnny Winter dies in Zürich, Switzerland, at the age of 70.

July 18: Soul singer James Govan dies at the age of 64.

August 6: Carla Jean Whitley's book 'Muscle Shoals Sound Studio - How The Swampers Changed American Music' is published by The History Press. (PREVIEW)
AUGUST
2014

August 11: The various artists compilation CD 'Duane Allman's Jukebox' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

September 27: A portion of Vineville Ave. in Macon, GA is named 'Duane Allman Memorial Boulevard'.
The stretch passes by the Allman Brothers Band Museum at the 'Big House', the 'Raymond Berry Oakley III Bridge' and the 'H & H Restaurant'. (NOTE)
SEPTEMBER
2014
 

October 7: The paperback edition of Galadrielle Allman's book 'Please Be With Me - A Song For My Father, Duane Allman' is published by Spiegel & Grau. (PREVIEW)

October 28: After 45 years 'The Allman Brothers Band' played their final concert at the Beacon Theatre in New York City.
The marathon three-set performance ended during the early hours of October 29, exactly 43 years to the day of Duane Allman's fatal motorcycle accident.
OCTOBER
2014

October 25: Bass player and singer Jack Bruce, in 1966 a founding member of the power trio 'Cream' with Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker, dies in Suffolk, UK, at the age of 71.
 

December 2: Cowboy's album '5'll Getcha Ten' is released on CD. (DETAILS)

December 10: Alan Paul's article "Duane Allman's Three Beloved Les Pauls Are Reunited Onstage For The Allman Brothers' Final Stand" is published on:
http://www.guitarworld.com/duane-allman-s-three-beloved-les-pauls-are-reunited-onstage-allman-brothers-final-stand
December 10: A new Facebook page is launched with the intention to get Duane Allman inducted in the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame as a solo artist:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Elect-Duane-Allman-Solo-into-the-Hall-Of-fame/377663722415330
DECEMBER
2014

December 22: English singer Joe Cocker dies in Crawford, CO at the age of 70.

January 20: Until The Ribbon Breaks album "A Lesson Unlearnt" is released.
One of the tracks contains samples of John Hammond's song "Cryin' For My Baby" with Duane Allman. (DETAILS)
JANUARY
2015
 

February 3: The Allman Brothers Band album 'American University 12/13/70' is released as an exclusive 2xLP 180 gram vinyl pressing, limited to 1200 pieces, by Newbury Comics. (DETAILS)

February 3: Bobby Lance's album "First Peace" is released on CD for the first time (together with his album "Rollin' Man") by Real Gone Music. (DETAILS)

February 24: The album 'The Allman Brothers Band At Fillmore East' is released as an exclusive 2xLP 180 gram vinyl pressing, limited to 1000 pieces, by Newbury Comics. (DETAILS)

February 24: The expanded paperback version of Alan Paul's book 'One Way Out - The Inside History Of The Allman Brothers Band' is published by St. Martin's Griffin. (PREVIEW)
FEBRUARY
2015
 

March 2: Boz Scaggs' album 'Boz Scaggs' is released as a 2CD by Edsel Records in the UK.
Despite what the CD's say, someone has mistakenly placed the versions on the wrong discs.
CD 1 is in fact the 1977 remix and CD 2 is the 1969 original version. (DETAILS)

March 17: Bruce Adolph's article "Duane Allman's Hot 'Lanta" is published in 'Collectible Guitar Then And Now':
http://issuu.com/
MARCH
2015

March 30: The compilation CD 'Grits & Gravy - The Best Of The Fame Gang' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

April 7: Rick Hall's book 'The Man From Muscle Shoals - My Journey From Shame To Fame' is published by Heritage Builders Publishers. (PREVIEW)

April 18: Joe Bonamassa reveals his top five Duane Allman tracks on "The Pickup Radio":
http://thepickupradio.com/pickup-profile-duane-allman/
APRIL
2015

April 14: Singer Percy Sledge dies in Baton Rouge, LA at the age of 73.
  MAY
2015

May 14: Blues singer and guitarist B.B. King dies in Las Vegas, NV at the age of 89.

June 1: Delaney & Bonnie's CD 'A & R Studios 1971' is released by Iconography. (DETAILS)

June 12: Henry Carrigan's article 'Galadrielle Allman on "Please Be with Me: A Song for My Father, Duane Allman" ' is published on:
nodepression.com
JUNE
2015
 

July 23: "Mama A" Geraldine Allman, the mother of Duane and Gregg Allman, dies in Daytona Beach, FL just two weeks after celebrating her 98th birthday.
obituary

Gregg dedicates the show he plays the next night at 'Paradiso' in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, to his mother:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnX4i38ZpnU
JULY
2015
 

August 7: The Duane Allman, Bob Weir & Jerry Garcia CD 'The New England Jam - The Boston Broadcast, 1970' is released in the UK by Great American Broadcast Company. (DETAILS)

August 7: The Duane Allman, Bob Weir & Jerry Garcia CD 'The Boston Rag' is released by Go Faster Records. (DETAILS)

August 28: The various artists compilation CD 'Reaching Out - Chess Records At Fame Studios' is released in the UK. Duane Allman plays on 1 track. (DETAILS)

AUGUST
2015

August 4: Legendary country producer and songwriter Billy Sherrill, best known for his work with Tammy Wynette and George Jones, dies in Nashville, TN  at the age of 78.
Together with Rick Hall and Tom Stafford, he was one of the founders of FAME Publishing in Muscle Shoals, AL in 1959.
In 1962 he had left FAME and made his way to Nashville.

October 1: Willie Perkins' and Jack Weston's book 'The Allman Brothers Band Classic Memorabilia 1969-1976' is published by Mercer University Press.
OCTOBER
2015

October 11: At The Allman Brothers Band Museum (at The Big House, 2321 Vineville Avenue, Macon, GA) a plaque is unveiled to commemorate Kirk and Kirsten West's contributions to The Big House. (NOTE)

November 13: Aretha Franklin's compilation CD box set 'The Atlantic Albums Collection' is released by Atlantic / Rhino. Duane Allman plays on 6 tracks. (DETAILS)

November 27: Delaney & Bonnie's LP 'A & R Studios 1971' is released by Let Them Eat Vinyl. (DETAILS)
NOVEMBER
2015

November 20: The various artists compilation CD 'Back To The River - More Southern Soul Stories 1961-1978' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)

December 4: The Allman Brothers Band 1970 album 'Idlewild South' is re-released as a remastered single CD, a 2 CD Deluxe Edition (DETAILS) and a 3 CD / Blu-ray combo Super Deluxe Edition. (DETAILS)

December 4: King Curtis' compilation CD box set 'The Complete Atco Singles' is released by Real Gone Music. Duane Allman plays on 'Games People Play. (DETAILS)
DECEMBER
2015

December 1: Alex Cooley, one of the concert promoters of the Atlanta International Pop Festivals in 1969 and 1970, dies at the age of 74.

January 29: Clarence Carter's compilation CD 'This Is Clarence Carter / The Dynamic Clarence Carter...And More' is released in the UK. Duane Allman plays on 7 tracks. (DETAILS)
JANUARY
2016

January 12: Kirk West's book 'Les Brers: Kirk West's Photographic Journey with The Brothers: Forty Years of the Allman Brothers Band' is published by Insight Editions.

January 18: Glenn Frey, founding member of 'The Eagles', dies in New York at the age of 67.

February 12: The documentary 'The Allman Brothers Band: After The Crash - The Years Following Duane's Tragic Departure' is released on DVD. (DETAILS)
FEBRUARY
2016
 

March 11: Corbin Reiff's article 'Allman Brothers Band's Legendary 1971 Fillmore East Run: An Oral History' is published on
http://www.rollingstone.com
MARCH
2016

March 8: Sir George Martin, the producer of 'The Beatles', dies in Coleshill, UK at the age of 90.

April 1: The Allman Brothers Band CD 'Live From A&R Studios, New York, August 26, 1971' is released by the Allman Brothers Band Recording Company. (DETAILS)

April 15: The various artists compilation CD box set 'The Fillmore East - Last 3 Nites', containing the set The Allman Brothers Band played on June 27, 1971, is released by Echoes. (DETAILS)
APRIL
2016
 

May 6: The Allman Brothers Band CD 'Live Chicago 1/31/70' is released by Silver Dollar Recordings.
These recordings were not made on January 31, 1970 in Chicago, IL but on August 26, 1971 at A & R Studios in New York City, NY for a live WPLJ FM Broadcast. (DETAILS)

May 13: Alan Paul's article 'Catching Lightning In A Bottle' (about the 45th anniversary of 'At Fillmore East') and Ed Mitchell's article 'Southern Man' (about Duane Allman) are published by 'The Blues Magazine' in the UK (issue 30).

May 21: The instructional DVD 'Guitar World: Duane Allman Playing Secrets - The Ultimate DVD Guide' with Andy Aledort is released by NewBay Media, Inc. (NOTE)
MAY
2016

May 14: Gregg Allman receives an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from former President Jimmy Carter during Mercer University's spring 2016 commencement at Hawkins Arena in Macon, GA.

June 7: Delaney & Bonnie & Friends' album 'To Bonnie From Delaney' is re-released by Wounded Bird Records. (DETAILS)
JUNE
2016

June 21: Wayne Jackson, the trumpet player of 'The Memphis Horns', dies in Memphis, TN at the age of 74.
He played with Duane Allman on recordings by 'The Duck & The Bear' ("Hand Jive" & "Goin' Up To Country") and 'Delaney & Bonnie & Friends' ("Soul Skake").

July 1: The Allman Brothers Band compilation CD 'Live On Air . . . Volume One' is released by Live Wire Productions. (DETAILS)

July 22: The remastered Allman Brothers Band albums: "The Allman Brothers Band", "Idlewild South", "At Fillmore East", "Eat A Peach", "Brothers And Sisters", "Win, Lose Or Draw", "Wipe The Windows, Check The Oil, Dollar Gas", "Enlightened Rogues" and "Live At Ludlow Garage 1970" are re-released on 180g vinyl as individual albums and as a limited edition 15-LP numbered vinyl box set with exclusive extras in a Georgia-style solid wood peach crate.. (NOTE)   (DETAILS)
JULY
2016
 

August 17: The Allman Brothers Band vinyl LP 'Live At Fillmore West - Closing Night 27th June 1971' is released by DOL records.
These recordings were not made at the Fillmore West in San Francisco, CA but at the Fillmore East in New York, NY on June 27, 1971. (DETAILS)
AUGUST
2016
 

September 9: The Duane Allman CD 'Skydog Tales' is released by MVDaudio.
It contains 2 interviews with Duane Allman from 1970. (DETAILS)

September 30: The various artists compilation CD 'Let It Be - Black America Sings Lennon, McCartney And Harrison' is released by Ace Records Ltd. in the UK.
Duane Allman plays on 1 track
. (DETAILS)
SEPTEMBER
2016

September 2: James Luther (Jim) Dickinson's album 'Dixie Fried' is re-released by Future Days Recordings with 7 bonus tracks. (NOTE) (DETAILS)

September 30: The various artists compilation LP 'This Is Fame 1964-1968' is released by Ace Records Ltd. / Kent Soul in the UK. (DETAILS)

October 28: Duane Allman's 'Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective' is released by Rounder Records as a 14-LP box set. (DETAILS)
OCTOBER
2016
 

November 18: Ronnie Hawkins' compilation CD box set 'Original Album Series' is released by Rhino. Duane Allman plays on 17 tracks. (DETAILS)
NOVEMBER
2016

November 13: Musician and songwriter Leon Russell dies in Mount Juliet, TN at the age of 74.
January 24: An previously unknown live recording of The Allman Brothers Band, recorded on July 9, 1970 at the State University Of New York in Stonybrook, NY has surfaced.
JANUARY
2017

January 24: Drummer Claude Hudson "Butch" Trucks Jr., a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, dies in West Palm Beach, FL at the age of 69.

February 3: The expanded edition of Delaney & Bonnie And Friends 1971 album 'Motel Shot' is released by Real Gone Music. (DETAILS)

February 3: The Duane Allman, Bob Weir & Jerry Garcia CD 'Live 1970' is released by Roxvox. (DETAILS)
FEBRUARY
2017
 
  MARCH
2017

March 12: Lee Hazen, who recorded "The Escorts" in 1964/1965 at his cottage studio in Ormond Beach, FL, dies.
His career started in 1964, when he recorded "The Nightcrawlers". In 1965 he worked for a year at Criteria Studios, and later at King Studios.
From 1966 on he worked at the Woodland Studios.
In 1976 he opened his own Studio 'By The Pond' in Hendersonville, TN.

March 18: Guitarist, singer and songwriter Chuck Berry dies in Wentzville, MO at the age of 90.
The Allman Joys played his composition 'Carol' in 1966.
Duane Allman recorded 'No Money Down' for his unreleased studio album at FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, AL in February 1969.
The Allman Brothers Band played 'Johnny B. Goode' on January 23, 1971 at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY with Duane Allman on vocals.

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