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|The Coleman-Hinton Project CD 'Lost And Found' is released by Breathe Easy Music. (DETAILS)|
|The various artists CD 'The Lanor Records Story 1960-1992' is released. (DETAILS)|
|January 12: The original line-up of The Allman Brothers Band is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the tenth annual induction dinner. Willie Nelson is their presenter. (VIDEOS)|
|February 14: Scott Freeman's book 'Midnight Riders - The Story Of The Allman Brothers Band' is published.|
June 1: Tim Farrell's
album 'Very' is released.
It contains Duane Allman's composition 'Little Martha'.
Rowland Archer's article
'The Night They Closed The Fillmore Down' is
published in 'Hittin' The Note', June 1995, Issue 12
|July 10: The radio show 'In The Studio - Eat A Peach' is broadcasted in the week of July 10. (DETAILS)|
|July 18: The Paul Butterfield Blues Band CD 'The Original Lost Elektra Sessions' is released. (NOTE)|
|July 28: Eddie Hinton dies in Birmingham, AL at the age of 51.|
|December 28: The Allman Brothers Band album 'Eat A Peach' is certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).|
|February 12: The radio show 'The Allman Brothers Band: Off The Record Classic' is broadcasted in the week of February 12. (DETAILS)|
April 13, 1996
From the April 13 issue page 51 of 'Billboard' magazine:
PolyGram ad: Duane Allman box set coming in 1996
May 14: The article 'The Allman Brothers Band: The Road Goes On Forever' by Kirk West as told to Alan Paul, first published in January 1993 in 'Guitar World', is reprinted in 'Guitar World Legends Presents: Classic Rock', No. 16. (READ)
August 31, 1996
From the August 31 issue page 117 of 'Billboard' magazine:
In Print: Midnight Riders: The Story Of The Allman Brothers Band
|September 24: The various artists compilation CD 'Masters Of Blues: Tribute To Elmore James' is released. (DETAILS)|
|Dave Kyle's article 'Duane Allman - The Road Goes On...' (READ) and Willie G. Moseley's article 'Joe Dan Petty: Techin' It Twice' (READ) are published in 'Vintage Guitar Magazine', November 1996, Vol. 11 No. 2.|
|Dave Kyle's articles: 'The Big House', (READ) 'Berry Oakley' (READ) and 'Fame Studios, Muscle Shoals, Alabama ' (READ) are published in 'Vintage Guitar Magazine', December 1996, Vol. 11 No. 3.|
A remastered version of Miles Davis's
1959 album 'Kind Of Blue' is released on CD.
This album is probably Duane's biggest inspiration. (DETAILS)
This album is mentioned by Duane in a December 10, 1970 interview with Jon Tiven (New Haven Rock Press). (READ)
The liner notes of this new release are written by Robert Franklin Palmer Jr., formerly Chief Pop Critic for The New York Times, the author of 'Deep Blues, Rock and Roll: An Unruly History', and other books.
You can read the part of the liner notes where he writes about Duane and Gregg Allman HERE
|Dave Kyle's article 'Remembering Duane Allman' is published in 'Vintage Guitar Magazine', January 1997, Vol. 11 No. 4. (READ)|
|February 3: The radio show 'In The Studio - Eat A Peach' is broadcasted in the week of February 3. (DETAILS)|
|March 4: The Allman Brothers Band CD 'Fillmore East - February 1970' is released by PolyGram / Grateful Dead Records. (DETAILS)|
|April 8: Laura Nyro dies at the age of 49.|
April 19, 1997
From the April 19 issue page 79 of 'Billboard' magazine:
PolyGram ad: Duane Allman box set coming in 1997
|June 10: Wilson Pickett's compilation CD 'In The Midnight Hour And Other Hits' is released. (DETAILS)|
Ronnie Earl 1996 album 'Grateful Heart: Blues And Ballads' is
dedicated to Duane Allman, John Coltrane and Rahsaan Roland Kirk.
The track 'Skyman' is also dedicated to Duane Allman.
|September 23: Gregg Allman's compilation CD 'One More Try: An Anthology' is released. (DETAILS)|
|October 14: Boz Scaggs' compilation CD 'My Time: A Boz Scaggs Anthology 1969 - 1997' is released. (DETAILS)|
|November 4: Petula Clark's album 'Warm And Tender' is released on CD. (NOTE) (DETAILS)|
|The original lineup of The Allman Brothers Band is inducted into the Georgia Music Hall Of Fame in Macon, GA.|
|January 13: Aretha Franklin's compilation album 'The Delta Meets Detroit: Aretha's Blues' is released. (DETAILS)|
Georgia State Senate passes a resolution designating a portion
of State Highway 19 in Macon
from the intersection of Holt Avenue to College Street as 'Duane Allman Boulevard'.
|March 23: The radio show 'In The Studio - 1st Album / Idlewild South' is broadcasted in the week of March 23. (DETAILS)|
|June 9: The Allman Brothers Band CD 'Mycology - An Anthology' is released. (DETAILS)|
|John Ogden's article 'First There Is A Mountain' is published in issue 26 of 'Hittin' The Note'.|
|Charlie Daniels' album 'Tailgate Party' is released. The record is dedicated to the memory of Duane Allman and the liner notes contain the poem 'The Bottleneck Bandito': (READ)|
February 1: Duane Allman is
officially recognized and inducted as a legendary blues artist in
the Blues Hall Of Fame in Chicago, IL.
|Andy Ellis' article 'Bottleneck Meltdown - How To Cop Duane Allman's Wailing Slide Sound' is published in the March 1999 issue of 'Guitar Player'. (READ)|
|March 6 or 7: Lowell Fulson (aka Lowell Fulsom and Lowell Fullsom) dies at the age of 77.|
October 30, 1999
From the October 30 issue page 3 of 'Billboard' magazine:
'Early Days Revisited: Page Meets The Crowes'
|November 25: Gavin Edwards' article 'Nothing Weighs As Much As A Heartache: Thirty Years Of Ups And Downs With The Allman Brothers Band' is published in 'Rolling Stone', issue #826. (READ)|
|December 18: Ray Waddell's articles 'An American Classic' and 'The Allman Brothers: The Billboard Interview', Sam Graham's article 'Tom Dowd: A Producer's Impressions' and Terry Barnes article 'Loyalty Oath: They Couldn't Have Done It Without The Enduring Support Of Their Fans' are published in 'Billboard'. (READ)|
|Dean Reynolds' book 'The Complete Allman Brothers Band Discography' is published.|
|The Coleman-Hinton Project CD 'Lost And Found' is released by Orchard records. (DETAILS)|
|The Derek And The Dominos bootleg CD box 'Substance vol. 1' is released. (DETAILS)|
The article 'A
Moment Captured In Time: The Crawdaddy Interview With...Duane' is
published in 'Hittin' The Note'
This article was first published in 'Crawdaddy' in early 1970 (Vol. 4, No. 5). (READ)
Also published in 'Hittin
The Note' issue 26:
Sam Hare's article 'Slowhand Remembers Skydog - Eric Clpaton Comments On Duane Allman'. (READ)
Rick Whitney's article: 'Architectural Heritage - A Tale Of Two Houses. (READ)
Alan Paul's article: 'Low Down And Dirty - Gregg Allman: Looking Back...Looking Forward'. (READ)
Glenn E. White's article: 'Remembering Brother Duane Allman In The Classroom'. (READ)
Mitch Lopate's article
D. Wyker - Hallucination Verification - John Wyker And Mighty Field
Of Vision' is published on:
Joe Dan Petty, an original roadie with the Allman Brothers Band and
Dickey Betts' guitar tech until his death, dies in a private plane
crash in Macon, GA.
In the 1970's and 1980's Joe Dan Petty was also the bass player in the band 'Grinderswitch'.
In 2003 the Georgia Allman Brothers Band Association (GABBA) planted a tree and placed a marker in memory of Joe Dan Petty at Rose Hill Cemetery in Macon, GA.
|February 7: Oasis' CD-single 'Go Let It Out' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)|
|February 28: Oasis' CD 'Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants' is released. (NOTE) (DETAILS)|
Michael B. Smith and Roxanne Crutcher's
article 'Pete Carr'
is published on:
|August 26: Gov't Mule bassist Allen Woody, who also played in The Allman Brothers Band from 1989-1997, dies in New York at the age of 44.|
is published on:
Joseph L. 'Red Dog' Campbell's book 'A Book Of Tails' is published.
Guitar World Acoustic, issue #48:
Comment : According to Paul Hornsby this hybrid Tele-Strat was stolen during the short "Power of Love" tour in the Midwest in March and April 1968.
Michael Buffalo Smith's article
'Paul Hornsby: An Ear For
is published on:
|January 7: James Carr dies at the age of 58.|
|April 30: Maynard Portwood, the drummer of 'The Escorts' and the original drummer of 'The Allman Joys', dies in Phoenix, AZ at the age of 55. (NOTE)|
|Jeff Perlah's article 'The Road Goes On Forever' is published in the April 2001 issue of 'On Stage' (Vol. 2 No. 4). (READ)|
|October 21: Malcolm X. Abram's article '30 Years Down The Road' is published in The Macon Telegraph. (READ)|
|October 23: The Allman Brothers Band compilation CD 'The Road Goes On Forever' is released. (DETAILS)|
|November 5: James Carr's compilation CD 'The Complete Goldwax Singles' is released. (DETAILS)|
|November 26: The Ovations' track (with Duane Allman) 'Rockin' Chair' is released on the various artists compilation CD 'The Goldwax Story - Volume 1'. (DETAILS)|
|The Allman Brothers Band CD 'American University 12/13/70' is released. (DETAILS)|
|In the article 'George Jackson From The Heart', published in 'Juke Blues' magazine (UK, issue no. 50, early 2002) George Jackson confirms that Duane Allman played on his sessions at Rick Hall's FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, AL. (READ)|
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|February 3 & 4: The radio show 'The Allman Brothers Band: Off The Record Classic' is broadcasted. (DETAILS)|
|April 20: Wes Orshoski's article 'Allman Brothers' Own Label Debuts With 'American' Album' is published in 'Billboard'. (READ)|
|May 7: Jerry Douglas' CD 'Lookout For Hope' is released. (NOTE)|
|October 27: Tom Dowd dies at the age of 77.|
|Barney Hoskyns article 'Southern Men: The Long Tall Saga Of The Allman Brothers Band is published in 'Mojo' Issue 109. (READ)|
|Duane Allman Signature Les Paul issued by the Gibson Custom Shop. (NOTE)|
|The Allman Brothers Band CD 'S.U.N.Y. At Stonybrook 9/19/71' is released. (DETAILS)|
|The documentary 'Tom Dowd And The Language Of Music' is premiered.|
|The Bleus' compilation CD 'The Bleus And Friends - The Complete Collection 1966-1971' is released. (DETAILS)|
|March 3: Duane Allman's guitar strap is sold on Ebay for $ 15,000.|
|March 16: Ed Grisamore's article 'Parting With A Piece Of The Brotherhood' about Duane Allman's guitar strap is published in The Macon Telegraph. (READ)|
The compilation CD 'The
Birdwatchers: Double CD Collection' is released.
This CD contains the 2 tracks with Duane by 'The New Rock Band' (an alias used by The Birdwatchers). (DETAILS)
|Al Kooper & Mike Bloomfield's CD 'Fillmore East: The Lost Concert Tapes 12/13/68' is released. (NOTE)|
|July 1: Herbert Jay Solomon 'Herbie' Mann dies at the age of 73.|
|September 23: The Allman Brothers Band CD 'The Allman Brothers Band At Fillmore East - Deluxe Edition' is released. (DETAILS)|
|October 21: The Allman Brothers Band CD 'Live At The Atlanta International Pop Festival 1970' is released. (DETAILS)|
5: Singer Bobby Hatfield, best known as one half of the Righteous
Brothers, dies in Kalamazoo, MI at the age of 63.
In 1970 he released his solo album 'Messin' In Muscle Shoals (With Music In My Soul)'.
|November 17: Arthur Conley dies at his home in Ruurlo in The Netherlands at the age of 57.|
|February 2: The Spencer Wiggins track (with Duane Allman) 'I Never Loved A Woman (The Way I Love You)' is released on the various artists compilation CD 'The Goldwax Story - Volume 2'. (DETAILS)|
February 12: Bob Greenlee, who played
with Duane Allman in 'The House Rockers / The Untils' in 1963/1964,
dies in Sanford, FL at the age of 59.
Michael Buffalo Smith's article
'Johnny Sandlin: Southern
Producer, Engineer and Musician'
is published on:
|April 26: James Carr's compilation CD 'My Soul Is Satisfied - The Rest Of James Carr' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)|
|A 20-page interview with Eric Clapton by Nigel Williamson is published in the May 2004 issue of 'Uncut' in the UK. (READ)|
|July 26: The Hour Glass compilation CD 'Southbound' is released in the UK'. (NOTE) (DETAILS)|
|Andy Ellis' article 'How To Play Like... Duane Allman' is published in the July 2004 issue of 'Guitar Player'. (READ)|
|August 24: The documentary 'Tom Dowd And The Language Of Music' is released on DVD.|
|October 18: Sage's album 'Sage By Sage' is released on CD in the UK. (DETAILS)|
December 2: This was posted on
PETE CARR IN MACON: courtesy of Capn Dean
Subject: [MFV] Historical Guitar
Below is (and attached) is a pic of me playing in Capricorn Studios about 1969. The guitar which I bought from Sylvan Wells when I was younger and still living in Port Orange (right south adjoining Daytona) has some great stories that go with it.
I just did a session with Paul Hornsby and he reminded me that when Duane first started playing Slide Guitar that he used my Tele (shown above) to use for slide playing for a while in our live gigs.
At first Paul thought his slide playing sounded terrible and it was but he was just learning.
So, this is the guitar that Duane learned to play slide on or one of the main ones anyway in the very beginning of his departure into the slide guitar realm.
Also when we were doing a gig in Jacksonville FL. one night Duane got into a “Who” mood and threw the guitar down on the floor and broke the neck right at the head stock. I took it back to Port Orange and my Dad glued it back together. He did a fine job. You can still see a hairline crack where the break was from Duane throwing it down on the floor.
This guitar might be worth some good money to some hard core big Duane Allman fan for historical value.
I also have a picture of Duane’s daughter, Galadrielle (That is a hard name for me to remember the spelling of) holding the guitar somewhere that I will post when I find it. I wouldn’t let of it go cheap though.
What do you think.
PETE CARR http://playthatguitar.com ( invalid URL )
|Doris Duke's CD 'I'm A Loser - The Swamp Dog Sessions...And More' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)|
23: This was posted on
http://robertoreg.blogspot.nl/2005_03_20_archive.html by Johnny
"I can tell you that the JOHN HAMMOND SESSIONS were held at the old Muscle Shoals Sound...which did not open until 1969. I used to drive Duane to FAME for his sessions...Duane lived at the Stokes Cottage on WILSON LAKE and Duane never ever had a car or "short" (as Duane would say) that I ever knew about...so I drove him to work most days...sometimes I'd stick around and sometimes I had other thangs to do...
I went to several drug stores with Duane in The Shoals and we'd ask the pharmacist if Duane could look through his empty bottles....and we'd sit on the floor and dig through the boxes and Duane would try out different bottles as a slide....he finally settled on the Coricidan(sp) bottle.
Duane also played a lap dobro on The COWBOY sessions.at MUSCLE SHOALS SOUND...the song was "Please Be With Me".
At that time I had the converted UPS truck that a cabinet maker had gotten hold of and put a bed in it and drawers...and all the comforts of home.
I remember parkin' that truck behind MSS while the COWBOY session was taking place...and Tommy and Scott would sit out in my truck and practice their parts...
On the track that Duane played Dobro on he was snortin' so much Coke...that if you listen real close to the track you might can hear him snifflin',,, or suckin' air up his nose to keep the coke drainage from come out of his nose and onto his face..his hands were busy playin'...so he had to suck it up...
I remember we were laughin' our asses off because you could hear him so loud on the track along with his dobro part...they may have doctored it out of the track...but it happened ...I was there.
I never ever saw Duane play Dobro lap style again....he sat down with it on his lap.... maybe all they had was a square neck Dobro at the studio at that time so Duane had to sit it on his lap.
|March 30: Willie Perkins' book 'No Saints, No Saviors - My Years With The Allman Brothers Band' is published.|
|May 2: The Ovations CD 'The Ovations featuring Louis Williams: Goldwax Recordings' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)|
Butch Trucks responded to
Grover Lewis' article 'Hitting The
Note With The Allman Brothers Band' that was published on November
25, 1971 in 'Rolling Stone', issue #96.
This is the letter that Butch Trucks wrote to the editor of The New York Times:
Grover Lewis' 1971 article 'Hitting The Note With The Allman Brothers Band': (READ)
|July 12: Steve Alaimo's compilation CD 'Steve Alaimo 50s - 70s' is released. (DETAILS)|
|Stuart Krause's article 'Duane Allman: The Studio Recordings' is published in the November 2005 issue of 'Discoveries'. (READ)|
|The Capricorn Rhythm Section's CD 'Alive At 2nd Street Music Hall' is released. (DETAILS)|
|January 19: Wilson Pickett dies at the age of 64.|
|April 10: The Spencer Wiggins compilation CD 'The Goldwax Years' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)|
|April 23: music impresario Phil Walden dies at the age of 66.|
|May 23: The Allman Brothers Band CD 'Eat A Peach - Deluxe Edition' is released. (DETAILS)|
|June 19: Laura Lee's compilation CD 'The Chess Collection' is released in the UK. (DETAILS)|
|June 25: Arif Mardin dies in New York at the age of 74.|
|June 25: Johnny Jenkins dies in Macon, GA at the age of 67.|
|July 11: Wilson Pickett's compilation CD 'The Definitive Collection' is released. (DETAILS)|
September 16: Gregg Allman is inducted into the Georgia Music Hall Of Fame in Macon, GA.
Tate's CD 'Eric Quincy Tate' is released.
Duane Allman plays on the previously unreleased bonus track 'Comin' Down (demo version)'. (DETAILS)
|September 26: Wilson Pickett's compilation CD 'The Definitive Wilson Pickett' is released. (DETAILS)|
|October 1: Randy Poe's book 'Skydog - The Duane Allman Story' is published. (PREVIEW)|
|October 30: Michael Ventre's article 'In Memory Of Duane Allman' is published on www.msnbc.msn.com. (READ)|
Nigel Williamsons' article 'Eric
Clapton And Friends on Derek And The
Dominos' "Layla": "It Still Knocks Me Out Every Time" is
published in the October 2006 of 'Uncut' magazine' (UK), issue
On March 29, 2018 the article is also published on:
|November 1: Buddy Killen, the owner of Dial Records, the company that released the Allman Joys LP 'Early Allman Featuring Duane And Gregg Allman' in 1973, dies in Nashville, TN at the age of 73. DETAILS|
|November 28: Jan Reid's book 'Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs By Derek And The Dominos' is published. (NOTE)|
|December 14: Ahmet Ertegün, the Turkish-American co-founder and executive of Atlantic Records and chairman of 'The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame And Museum' dies at the age of 83.|
|The Allman Brothers Band CD 'Boston Common 8/17/71' is released. (DETAILS)|
|Promotional limited edition 9-CD album set comprising the Allman Brothers Band albums 'The Allman Brothers Band', 'Idlewild South', 'At Fillmore East', 'Eat A Peach', 'Beginnings', 'Brothers And Sisters', 'Win, Lose Or Draw', 'Wipe The Windows, Check The Oil, Dollar Gas' and 'Enlightened Rogues' is released in Japan. (DETAILS)|
|January 24: At the celebration of the 40th anniversary of The Boston Tea Party, the legendary 1960's rock ballroom, The Bostonian Society unveiled an historical marker on the building at 53 Berkeley Street in Boston, MA. The Allman Brothers Band played concerts at this venue on 5 nights in 1969 before The Boston Tea Party moved to 15 Lansdowne Street on July 12, 1969.|
Michael Buffalo Smith's article
is published on:
|March 26: Arthur Conley's compilation CD 'The Platinum Collection' is released. (DETAILS)|
|Jesse Gress' article '10 Things You Gotta Do To Play Like Duane Allman' is published in the April 2007 issue of 'Guitar Player'. (READ)|
|Andy Aledort's articles 'Big Brother' (Dickey Betts Remembers Duane Allman) (READ) and 'Slide Of Hand' (How To Play Duane Allman's Bottleneck Boogie) (READ) are published in the April 2007 issue of 'Guitar World'.|
|August 28: The Allman Brothers Band Ultradisc CD 'Idlewild South' is released by MoFi (Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab). (DETAILS)|
photo by Jim Marshall
Mike Callahan, founding road crew member of The Allman
Brothers Band dies.
He was also Galadrielle Allman's uncle, because he was married to Joanie Roosmann, the sister of Galadrielle's mother Donna.
In 2010 the Georgia Allman Brothers Band Association (GABBA) planted a tree and placed a marker in memory of Mike Callahan at Rose Hill Cemetery in Macon, GA.
|October 8: Eric Clapton's compilation album 'Complete Clapton' is released. (DETAILS)|
|October 9: Irma Thomas's compilation CD 'Two Phases Of Irma Thomas' is released. (DETAILS)|
|October 14: Drummer John 'Nasty Lord' Meeks, who played in 'The Second Coming' with Dickey Betts and Berry Oakley, dies.|
|October 16: Aretha Franklin's CD 'Live & Unreleased Recordings From The Golden Reign Of The Queen Of Soul' is released. (DETAILS)|
|November 12: Lulu's CD 'The Atco Sessions 1969-72' is released. (DETAILS)|
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