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The Allman Brothers Band


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Macon, Georgia, United States (1969 – 1976, 1978 – 1982, 1986 – 1986, 1989 – present)

The Allman Brothers Band formed in 1969 in Macon, Georgia, United States and blended different strains of related music— , , , , and more— into a flexible, jam-oriented style. Reflecting the emergence of the “New South” and setting the style for Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Marshall Tucker Band, and many other bands, the Allman Brothers Band also oddly— or eerily, some would say— had an unusual string of untimely deaths, a pattern similar to other Southern rockers. Through personal tragedy and turmoil, the group endured for decades. Reaching the peak of their commercial clout in the early , they were highly respected and well received by legions of fans. Lead guitarist and band leader Duane Allman has been recognized as one of the greatest and guitarists in history, according to numerous polls.

Brothers Gregg Allman and Duane Allman were living in Daytona Beach, Florida, in 1960, and played in various bands until 1964, when they formed the Escorts, which became the Allman Joys in 1965. After their version of Willie Dixon’s “Spoonful” failed as a single, the two brothers and three other band members went to L.A., where they signed with Liberty Records as the Hourglass. They recorded two albums of outside material (Hourglass, 1967, and Power of Love, 1968) before heading to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, to record at Fame Studios. Liberty rejected the resulting tapes, and Duane and Gregg returned to Florida.


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  • SSBN623

    didn't play too much more with'em soiled sheets crisper than startched pressed whites

    4 May 12:14am Reply
  • SSBN623

    in mem of eliz reed was one of my favorite tunes. . . this is acoustic courtesy of "what the hell is that hunky , polock , slant eyed , useless nigger , spic"

    24 Apr 12:25am Reply
  • SSBN623

    so this is a band of fornicatin' fuckwad southern boys tryin' to play with a dawg!

    24 Apr 12:17am Reply
  • SSBN623

    so if you see the photo . . . people had become accustomed to avoidin' the sign . . . took it down made a new one and jacked it 10 ft into the side with 6" i beams . . . you could park a tri-ax and it would not . . . plus when it was rainy at the bus stop they could get out of the rain . . . we tried yet every fuckin' time i turned around people was fuckin' me . . . i ran out of the economy-sized Prep-H . . .so i had to walk . . . enjoy the music

    16 Apr 9:14pm Reply
  • piotresk8

    Polska kocha Allmanów [2]

    15 Mar 4:27pm Reply
  • lixinwearan


    24 Feb 11:03am Reply
  • SSBN623

    so i stopped by the house one time . . . . i ask your aunt what is that boys name . . . dwayne emmit allman >>>>>>DEA is so appropriate >>> tell me about it was your aunt's response that is how i knew his name you owe me five bucks / with interest simple - compounded on a daily basis . . . my ROI is 654,236,080. and 42 cents

    11 Feb 9:27pm Reply
  • LanceVance2k

    Polska kocha Allmanów <3

    16 Jan 6:58pm Reply
  • FilipeMatos4004

    Southern rock forever

    21 Dec 2014 Reply
  • charikliam

    My childhood right here

    16 Dec 2014 Reply
  • MusicMagic77

    << Way back to the roots

    5 Nov 2014 Reply
  • nage


    6 Oct 2014 Reply
  • drochlen

    их музыка - услада для ушей

    30 Sep 2014 Reply
  • DrBlur

    The new expanded Fillmore 1971 box set is a monumental masterpiece. Been a fan for almost 30 years and it still blew me away when I first listened to it a couple of weeks ago. Wow!

    12 Aug 2014 Reply
  • PinkFloydrulez

    what's the deal with the mushrooms? i've never done shrooms before. are they shroomy?

    5 Aug 2014 Reply
  • MusicMagic77

    >> The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings (album)

    30 Jul 2014 Reply
  • eric_montana

    Wish I got into these guys sooner than I did.

    11 May 2014 Reply
  • onthewall2983 Apparently the road is going to go on a bit closer to forever now :)

    13 Apr 2014 Reply
  • radioacrata

    ¡Larga vida a los Allman Brothers!

    13 Mar 2014 Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    лучшие в южном роке, особенно в том, что касается долгих джемов - это ж просто экстаз

    6 Mar 2014 Reply
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