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The Allman Brothers Band: Bear's Sonic Journals: Fillmore East February 1970 - Deluxe Edition

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This Fillmore East February 1970 set is actually the third physical release of these recordings, originally issued in truncated form in 1996 as part of the Grateful Dead's Dick's Pick's archive series. This three-CD set follows closely on the heels of the 2018 digital distribution of all the recordings from the three New York dates on which these two bands shared a bill. Coincidental with that release and taken from those very same files, a single compilation disc ...

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The Allman Brothers Band: Live From A&R Studios New York August 26th 1971

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Sacrilegious as it may sound, the Allman Brothers' performance on Live From A&R Studios New York August 26th 1971 is superior to At Fillmore East (Capricorn, 1971), heretofore regarded as the definitive document of this seminal southern rock band's on-stage expertise. After prior bootlegging in a variety of forms, the recording of the former has been mixed from the master tapes under the supervision of Bill Levenson, the overseer of the Dreams box (Polydor, 1989), and as such is the ...

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The Allman Brothers Band at Nassau Coliseum

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With a new independent licensing agreement now in place, and the 40th anniversary package(s) of Brothers and Sisters (Capricorn, 1973) giving that title its proper due, the Allman Brothers Band may be fundamentally rethinking its approach to its recorded archive. With revelatory recordings of the original lineup limited due in large measure to a relatively finite repertoire, comparably essential titles within the iconic Southern band's legacy deserve due attention, in particular Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, NY 5-1-73. Dickey Betts ...

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Allman Brothers Band: Macon City Auditorium, Macon GA 2/11/72

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The Allman Brothers Band's new independent licensing agreement restores to the marketplace its most recent studio work including Hittin' the Note (Sanctuary, 2003) and the live One Way Out, Sanctuary (Sanctuary, 2004), as well as all previously released archival recordings. Among the latter reissued titles is Macon City Auditorium, Macon GA 2/11/72, one of the very few appearances the group did as a five-piece unit following the death of founding member Duane Allman the previous autumn. Although not ...

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The Allman Brothers Band: Boston Common 8/17/71

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The latest Allman Brothers archive title, Boston Common 8-17-71, is not essential for either the devout Peach-head or the casually curious. But it will remind both the aficionado and the dilettante that the scintillating peaks scaled by The Brothers' At Fillmore East were nevertheless revisited fairly regularly. The group brings an edgy energy---and, during the lengthiest improvisations, an altogether melancholy majesty--to a fairly standard set. The list of titles may look familiar but, then as now, hardly ...