Gregg was born on 8 December 1947 in Nashville, one year the junior of brother Duane, with whom he would co-found the mighty blues-rock institution the Allman Brothers Band.
The sessions at which Derek and The Dominos recorded their album have become known as the Layla Sessions. This is the story of how it happened.
The band were flying high when the dreadful news arrived, on October 29, 1971, that Duane Allman had been killed in a motorcycle accident.
The duo’s version of the song outdid the one by its writer, Dave Mason.
The song had both historical significance and huge poignancy in the pre-ABB days of Duane and Gregg Allman.
From hard rockers to virtuoso jazzers, the best guitarists of all time represent a variety of sounds.
‘At Fillmore East’ cemented the band's live reputation for delivering incendiary southern rock.
The great writer-guitarist, with wife Bonnie, made some of the best blues, rock and gospel-flavoured US music of their generation.
Recorded at the famed Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Alabama, The Rolling Stones’ classic ’Brown Sugar’ topped the American Hot 100 on May 29, 1971.
Recorded live at the Fillmore East in NYC, ‘At Fillmore East’ captured the Allman Brothers at the peak of their powers.
Often claimed, and with darn good reason, to be the instigators of Southern Rock, the Allman Brothers Band pioneered a blend of country, blues, boogie and free form R&B with attention to...
The set pays tribute to the Southern rock pioneers and their extraordinary body of work, and is available as a 10LP or 5CD box set or digitally.
'Revival (Love Is Everywhere)' emerged from the band's 'Idlewild South' album and gave them a debut on the Billboard Hot 100.
The late, lamented guitarist also played the guitar on the Allman Brothers Band's first two albums.
The titles include the band's self-titled debut from 1970, 'Eat A Peach' and the much-acclaimed live album, 'At Fillmore East'.