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On November 22, 2019.

On November 22, 2019, “New West” label released “A Jazz Celebration of The Allman Brothers Band”, an album by the Big Band of Brothers. It was recorded in June 2018, at “Bates Brothers Recording” in Hueytown, Alabama, and was produced by John Harvey, Mark Lanter and Charles Driebe.

Personnel:

  • Mart Avant – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Rob Alley – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Barney Floyd – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Chris Gordon – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Billy Bargetzi – trombone
  • Chad Fisher – trombone
  • Bill Huber – trombone
  • Wycliffe Gordon – soprano trombone
  • Brandon Slocumb – bass trombone
  • Jimmy Bowland – alto saxophone
  • Mace Hibbard – alto saxophone
  • Kelley O’Neal – alto saxophone
  • Dick Aven – tenor, soprano saxophone
  • Nathan McLeod – tenor saxophone
  • Steve Collins – baritone saxophone
  • Marc Broussard – vocals
  • Ruthie Foster – vocals
  • Andy Nevala – piano, Hammond B-3, Rhodes
  • Jack Pearson – slide guitar
  • Matt Casey – guitar
  • Tom Wolfe – guitar
  • Abe Becker – double bass, bass guitar
  • Chris Kozak – double bass, bass guitar
  • David Ray – double bass, bass guitar
  • Mark Lanter – drums
  • Dave Crenshaw – congas, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Statesboro Blues – Blind Willie McTell
  2. Don’t Want You No More – Spencer Davis, Edward Hardin
  3. It’s Not My Cross to Bear – Gregg Allman
  4. Hot ‘Lanta – Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Butch Trucks, Berry Oakley, Jai Johanny Johanson
  5. Whipping Post – Gregg Allman
  6. Stand Back – Gregg Allman
  7. Dreams – Gregg Allman
  8. In Memory of Elizabeth Reed – Bickey Betts
  9. Don’t Keep me Wonderin’ – Gregg Allman
  10. Les Brers in A Minor – Dickey Betts

In October 1973.

In October 1973, “Capricorn” label released “Laid Back”, the debut Gregg Allman solo studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and “Capricorn Sound Studios” in Macon, Georgia, and was produced by Johnny Sandlin and Gregg Allman.

Personnel:

  • Gregg Allman – vocals, organ, acoustic guitar
  • Bill Stewart – drums
  • Chuck Leavell– acoustic and electric pianos, vibes
  • Tommy Talton – acoustic, electric and slide guitars, dobro and tambourine
  • Scott Boyer – acoustic, electric and steel guitars, electric piano
  • David Brown – bass
  • Buzz Feiten– guitar
  • Charlie Hayward– bass
  • Paul Hornsby– organ, keyboards, clavinet
  • Jai Johanny Johanson– percussion, conga
  • Carl Hall, Linda November, Hilda Harris, Cissy Houston, Emily Houston, June McGruder, Helene Miles, Eileen Gilbert, Maretha Stewart, Albertine Robinson – background vocals
  • Jim Nalls – guitar
  • David “Fathead” Newman– saxophone
  • Johnny Sandlin – bass
  • Butch Trucks– percussion, cabasa
  • Ed Freeman – strings and horn arrangements, conductor
  • Max Cahn, Tony Posk – violin
  • Johnny Sandlin – arranger, engineer
  • Ovie Sparks, Buddy Thornton, Jim Reeves – engineer
  • George Marino– engineer, mastering
  • Abdul Mati Klarwein– album cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Gregg Allman; except where noted.

  1. Midnight Rider – Gregg Allman, Robert Kim Payne
  2. Queen of Hearts
  3. Please Call Home
  4. Don’t Mess Up a Good Thing – Oliver Sain
  5. These Days – Jackson Browne
  6. Multi-Colored Lady
  7. All My Friends – Scott Boyer
  8. Will the Circle Be Unbroken – traditional; arranged by Gregg Allman and Johnny Sandlin

In August 1980.

In August 1980, “Arista” label released “Reach for the Sky”, the seventh Allman Brothers Band studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Pyramid Eye Recording Studio” in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, and was produced by Mike Lawler and Johnny Cobb.

Personnel:

  • Gregg Allman- vocals, keyboards
  • Dickey Betts- vocals, guitar
  • Dan Toler- guitar
  • David Goldflies – bass
  • Butch Trucks- drums, percussion
  • Jai Johanny Johanson- drums

Track list

  1. Hell & High Water –Dickey Betts
  2. Mystery Woman – Gregg Allman, Dan Toler
  3. From the Madness of the West – Dickey Betts
  4. I Got a Right to be Wrong – Dickey Betts
  5. Angeline – Dickey Betts, Johnny Cobb, Mike Lawler
  6. Famous Last Words – Dickey Betts, Bonnie Bramlett
  7. Keep On Keepin’ On – Dickey Betts, Dan Toler
  8. So Long – Gregg Allman, Dan Toler

 

In August 1973.

In August 1973, “Capricorn” label released “Brothers and Sisters”, the fourth Allman Brothers Band album. It was recorded October–December 1972, at “Capricorn Sound Studios”, and was produced by Johnny Sandlin, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Jai Johanny Johanson, Butch Trucks, Chuck Leavell and Lamar Williams.

Personnel:

  • Gregg Allman– vocals, organ, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Dickey Betts– lead and slide guitar, vocals
  • Berry Oakley– bass guitar
  • Jai Johanny Johanson– drums, congas
  • Butch Trucks– drums, percussion, timpani, congas
  • Chuck Leavell– piano, backing vocals, electric piano
  • Lamar Williams – bass guitar
  • Les Dudek– co-lead and acoustic guitar
  • Tommy Talton – acoustic guitar
  • Johnny Sandlin, Ovie Sparks – engineer, remix
  • Buddy Thornton – engineer
  • George Marino– mastering engineer
  • Judi Reeve – graphic content
  • Dan Hudson, Jr, Bo Meriwether – photography
  • Barry Feinstein, Vicki Hodgett – layout, design 

    Track listing:

    1. Wasted Words – Gregg Allman
    2. Ramblin’ Man – Dickey Bets
    3. Come and Go Blues – Gregg Allman
    4. Jelly Jelly – Gregg Allman
    5. Southbound – Dickey Betts
    6. Jessica – Dickey Betts
    7. Pony Boy – Dickey Betts

On September 23, 1970.

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On September 23, 1970, “Atco” label released “Idlewild South”, the second Allman Brothers Band studio album. It was recorded February–July 1970, at “Capricorn Sound Studios” in Macon; “Criteria Studios” in Miami; “Regent Sound Studios” in
New York City, and was produced by Tom Dowd and Joel Dorn.

Personnel:

  • Gregg Allman– vocals, organ, piano
  • Duane Allman– slide guitar, lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Dickey Betts– lead guitar
  • Berry Oakley– bass guitar, vocals, harmony vocals
  • Jai Johanny Johanson– drums, congas, timbales, percussion
  • Butch Trucks– drums, timpani
  • Thom Doucette– harmonica, percussion
  • Tom Dowd– engineer
  • Frank Fenter – supervision
  • Bob Liftin – engineer
  • Chuck Kirkpatrick – engineer
  • Howie Albert – engineer
  • Jim Hawkins – engineer
  • Ron Albert – engineer
  • Jimm Roberts – artwork, photography
  • Suha Gur – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Gregg Allman, except where noted.

  1. Revival – Dickey Betts
  2. Don’t Keep Me Wonderin’
  3. Midnight Rider – Gregg Allman, Robert Payne
  4. In Memory of Elizabeth Reed – Dickey Betts
  5. Hoochie Coochie Man – Willie Dixon
  6. Please Come Home
  7. Leave My Blues at Home

 

On February 12, 1972.

Eat a Peach

On February 12, 1972, “Capricorn Records” label released “Eat a Peach”, the third  Allman Brothers Band studio album. It was mix of studio recordings and recordings from the band’s 1971 “Fillmore East” performances. The live material was recorded on March 12–13 and June 27, 1971, at “Fillmore East” in New York, the studio material was recorded from September to December 1971, at  “Criteria Studios: in Miami. The album was produced by Tom Dowd. The double album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIAA”, and became the best selling release in the band’s discography.

Personnel:

  • Duane Allman– slide guitar, lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Dickey Betts– lead guitar, lead vocals
  • Gregg Allman– lead vocals, organ, piano, electric piano, acoustic guitar
  • Berry Oakley– bass guitar
  • Jai Johanny Johanson– drums, congas
  • Butch Trucks– drums, percussion, tympani, gong, vibes, tambourine
  • David Powell – artwork
  • F. Holmes– artwork

Track listing:

  1. Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More – Gregg Allman
  2. Les Brers in A Minor – Dickey Betts
  3. Melissa – Gregg Allman, Steve Alaimo
  4. Mountain Jam – Donovan Leitch, Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Butch Trucks, Jai Johanny Johanson
  5. One Way Out – Elmore James, Marshall Sehorn, Sonny Boy Williamson II
  6. Trouble No More – Muddy Waters
  7. Stand Back – Gregg Allman, Berry Oakley
  8. Blue Sky – Dickey Betts
  9. Little Martha – Duane Allman
  10. Mountain Jam – continued

 

On November 4, 1969.

The Allman Brothers Band - The Allman Brothers Band

On November 4, 1969, “Atco Records” label released the debut, self-titled  Allman Brothers Band  album. It was recorded August 3–12, 1969, at the “Atlantic Studios”, in New York, and was produced by Adrian Barber.

Personnel:

  • Gregg Allman – vocal, organ
  • Duane Allman – guitars
  • Dickey Bets – guitars
  • Berry Oakley – bass, backing vocals
  • Jai Johanny Johanson – drums, percussion
  • Robert Kingsbury – design
  • Stephen Paley – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gregg Allman, except where noted.

  1. Don’t Want You No More – Spencer Davis, Edward Hardin
  2. It’s Not My Cross to Bear
  3. Black Hearted Woman
  4. Trouble No More – McKinley Morganfield (Muddy Waters)
  5. Every Hungry Woman
  6. Dreams
  7. Whipping Post