People way too often overlook Jimmy Smith today, and that’s been true for a far too long. His Hammond organ playing influenced just about everyone.
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.
There are many great cover songs, but only a few stand out as landmarks, earning themselves a distinction among the best cover versions of all time.
The event, hosted by the Allman Betts Band, celebrates the birthday of Gregg Allman.
The Allman Brothers had a strong claim to be America’s hottest group of early September 1973.
As 'Brothers and Sisters' entered the album chart, its Dickey Betts song ‘Ramblin’ Man'' hit the Hot 100 to become the band's first major hit.
The song had both historical significance and huge poignancy in the pre-ABB days of Duane and Gregg Allman.
History has tended to overlook the festival that was bigger than Woodstock, Monterey or the Isle of Wight.
‘At Fillmore East’ cemented the band's live reputation for delivering incendiary southern rock.
In the grounds of a stately home in Hertfordshire, the Bucolic Frolic culminated in some mighty southern rock.
The great writer-guitarist, with wife Bonnie, made some of the best blues, rock and gospel-flavoured US music of their generation.
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.
The song, written by Derek Trucks and Doyle Bramhall II, was previously only available as a special edition 12-inch disc as part of Record Store Day.
Allman's solo debut, 'Laid Back' peaked at number 13 on the Billboard chart while its signature hit ‘Midnight Rider’ became a top 20 hit across North America.