The US top 40 was new territory for the album-oriented band until Dickey Betts' song arrived.
Berry's quickfire writing and delivery had him bemoaning his lot in an eloquent inventory of all the things that had been sent to try him.
Every year, critics and so-called experts ask: is rock music dead? Not with a new breed of young talents aiming for legendary status.
Released on 23 September 1970, The Allman Brothers Band's Idlewild South is a quintessential slice of Southern Rock and remains an underrated gem.
Bobby's composition about a teenage rite of passage, 'Summer (The First Time),' became one of the most striking summer hits of the 1970s.
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.
In 1956, a record store owner convinced Blind Willie McTell to record his playing, what he got was more than just music.
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.
The esteemed Southern rock act performed at Ramblin' Man in support of their recent album, 'Down To The River'.
'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.
'Laid Back' first appeared in October 1973 and is vastly expanded for this release, while the live set has been unavailable for more than 30 years.
Our tribute to Laurens Hammond, the creator of the Hammond organ, whose fantastic invention features on some of the great tracks in music history.
The great writer-guitarist, with wife Bonnie, made some of the best blues, rock and gospel-flavoured US music of their generation.