Released on September 23, 1970, The Allman Brothers Band's Idlewild South is a quintessential slice of Southern Rock.
Fifty songs that were part of rhythm and blues heritage but which didn’t fully find a mainstream audience until they were remade.
The Dickey Betts composition was one of the most exhilarating guitar-led instrumentals of the 1970s.
Our tribute to Laurens Hammond, the creator of the Hammond organ, whose fantastic invention features on some of the great tracks in music history.
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.
Recorded live at the Fillmore East in NYC, ‘At Fillmore East’ captured the Allman Brothers at the peak of their powers.
Being ahead of their time, too offbeat for mass consumption, or through plain old bad luck – some artists became wildly influential without becoming household names.
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.