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Record producer, music publisher and founder of FAME Studios
Rick Hall dies in Muscle Shoals, AL at the age of 85.
He was inducted into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame in 1985 and also received the John Herbert Orr Pioneer Award.
In 2014, he won the Grammy Trustees Award in recognition of his lengthy career.
Hall remained active in the music industry with FAME Studios, FAME Records, and FAME Publishing.
|January 15: The expanded edition of Delaney & Bonnie And Friends 1971 album 'Motel Shot' is released on LP by Run Out Groove. (DETAILS)|
|January 19: The book 'Stories And Works Of The Allman Brothers Band' is published by Shinko Music Mook in Japan.|
|January 19: The CD 'Muscle Shoals Has Got The Swampers' by the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, also known as The Swampers, is released by Muscle Shoals Sound Records / The Malaco Music Group. (DETAILS)|
January 25: Singer, guitar player, drummer and percussionist Floyd Miles dies at
the Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach,
FL at the age of
In the 1960s, Gregg and Duane Allman used to go to clubs at the base of the city pier in Daytona Beach, FL to see Miles’ vocal group, The Untils. They were accompanied by The House Rockers. Miles befriended the young Allman brothers, and Duane and Gregg both joined The House Rockers as guitar players. But because they only needed one guitar player, they switched off every other night.
Floyd Miles was also singer and percussionist in Gregg Allman's band from 1995 until 2013.
|January 26: The Spencer Wiggins compilation LP 'The Goldwax Years' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)|
Singer, guitarist and songwriter Scott Boyer, a founding member
of the bands 'Cowboy' and the 'Decoys', dies at
the age of
In the 1960s he played in 'The 31st Of February' with Butch Trucks (drums) and David Brown (bass). In September 1968 they recorded demos at the Tone Studios in Hialeah, FL with Duane and Gregg Allman. These recordings were released in 1972 by Bold Records as "Duane & Greg Allman". (DETAILS)
On the 1971 'Cowboy' album "5'll Getcha Ten" Duane Allman played on 2 tracks. (DETAILS)
dies in Osterville, MA at the age of 68.
One of the pictures he took on August 17, 1971 at the Allman Brothers Band concert at the Boston Common in Boston, MA is published in Gregg Allman's book 'My Cross To Bear'.
Nigel Williamsons' article 'Eric
Clapton And Friends on Derek And The
Dominos' "Layla": "It Still Knocks Me Out Every Time" is
This article was originally published in October 2006 in 'Uncut' magazine' (UK), issue no. 113.
|April 21: The Allman Brothers Band album 'Live At The Atlanta International Pop Festival' is released as a limited edition 4LP set on 'Record Store Day' by Epic / Legacy. (DETAILS)|
|June 8: Eric Clapton's original soundtrack / compilation album 'Life In 12 Bars' is released by Universal. Duane Allman plays on 3 tracks. (DETAILS)|
|June 22: The compilation album 'The Duane Allman Archives' is released by The Broadcast Archive. (DETAILS)|
Brenda Allman's photo-book 'Growing Up Allman' is published by
the CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.
This book contains many early pictures of Duane and Gregg Allman.
Brenda Allman is a cousin of Duane and Gregg. Their father Willis Allman and Brenda's father David Allman were brothers.
All the recordings that
the The Grateful Dead's sound engineer Owsley 'Bear' Stanley
made during the Allman Brothers Band concerts at the Fillmore
East in New York on February 11, 13 & 14, 1970 are made
available as digital downloads by the Owsley Stanley Foundation: (DETAILS)
|August 10: The Allman Brothers Band CD 'Fillmore East February 1970' is re-released by The Owsley Stanley Foundation & The Allman Brothers Band Recording Company. (DETAILS)|
|August 10: The Allman Brothers Band 3CD set 'Transmission Impossible' is released by Eat To The Beat. Duane Allman plays on CD1, recorded live at the Warehouse in New Orleans, LA, on September 16, 1971. (DETAILS)|
Singer, songwriter and pianist Aretha Franklin dies in Detroit,
MI at the age of 76.
Duane Allman played on the Aretha Franklin tracks: The Weight, It Ain't Fair, Takin' Another Man's Place, When The Battle Is Over, Pullin' and You Keep Me Hangin' On. These tracks were all recorded in 1969.
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