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The Derek Trucks Band: Roadsongs

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A full-length extension of the previously issued EP, Already Live (Victor, 2009), and a more than worthy successor to Live At the Georgia Theatre (Sony Legacy, 2004), Roadsongs accurately summarizes the evolution of The Derek Trucks Band over its sixteen-year existence. Recorded at Chicago's Park West, the site of the group's concert DVD Songlines (Legacy, 2006), this double-disc set collects standards of the DTB repertoire as well as selections from the unit's most recent studio recordings, many of which are ...


The Derek Trucks Band in Rutland VT: One for the Ages

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The Derek Trucks Band Paramount Theatre Rutland,Vermont November 6, 2009 The Derek Trucks Band concluded the second of their extended sets at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland, Vermont with “Key to the Highway" and “My Favorite things," each tune a mirror image of the other and an all but perfect distillation of the preceding near-three hours of stellar musicianship. The interweaving of raw intensity and graceful lyricism was the sextet's ...


The Derek Trucks Band: Already Live (EP)

Read "Already Live (EP)" reviewed by Doug Collette

Approximately forty minutes isn't nearly enough to capture the sensation of the Derek Trucks Band concert experience, but the five impeccably recorded tracks that comprise Already Live should be enough to placate the guitar hero-worshippers and other fans of the precocious wunderkind who find his recent studio work a bit too structured.

Even with its availability limited to indie record stores, this collection of concert takes captured in autumn of 2008 may not constitute a collector's item per ...


The Derek Trucks Band: From The Mystic to the Mainstream

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The Derek Trucks Band Lebanon Opera House Lebanon, New Hampshire November 20, 2005A tremendous work ethic combined with seemingly boundless creativity is paying off for the Derek Trucks Band just as the buzz around them increases in volume and expanse. Judging from the way the band and their leader were feeling it in Lebanon New Hampshire, combined with the way the audience reacted---buzzing with anticipation beforehand, then testifying loudly throughout the set--here you ...


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