We present a uDiscover Music playlist celebrating Laurens Hammond's fantastic invention, starring Jimmy Smith, Booker T and the MGs, Procol Harum and many more.
The erudite individual from the Bronx devised the very term rhythm and blues, before going on to help define it at Atlantic Records and far beyond.
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 event, hosted by the Allman Betts Band, celebrates the birthday of Gregg Allman.
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 September 23, 1970, The Allman Brothers Band's Idlewild South is a quintessential slice of Southern Rock and remains an underrated gem.
The Allman Brothers had a strong claim to be America’s hottest group of early September 1973.
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.
Recorded live at the Fillmore East in NYC, ‘At Fillmore East’ captured the Allman Brothers at the peak of their powers.
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.