Decade of Hits 1969-1979 - (Import CD)
Allman Brothers Band
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- Rock & Pop
- Hard Rock
- Mono / Stereo
- A Decade of Hits 1969-1979
Allman Brothers Band: Gregg Allman (vocals, piano, organ); Duane Allman, Dickey Betts (vocals, acoustic & slide guitars); Berry Oakley (bass); Butch Trucks, Jaimoe (drums, percussion).
Additional personnel: Les Dudek (acoustic & electric guitars); Dan Toler (guitar); Chuck Leavell (piano); Lamar Williams, David Goldflies (bass); Bonnie Bramlett (background vocals).
Producers: Adrian Barber, Tom Dowd, Johnny Sandlin, Allman Brothers Band.
Compilation producer: Bill Levenson.
The Allman Brothers Band: Dickey Betts (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Gregg Allman (vocals, piano, organ); Duane Allman (acoustic guitar, electric guitar, slide guitar); Berry Oakley (bass guitar); Jaimoe Johnson, Butch Trucks (drums, percussion).
Additional personnel: Chuck Leavell, Les Dudek, Bonnie Bramlett.
Recorded during the venerable American institution's creative peak, this is an all-but-ideal single disc compilation. With all the hits (including Greg Allman's solo "Midnight Rider"), it also contains studio versions of most of the concert favorites, including the epic "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed."
Interestingly, for a group that first made its mark as a contemporary blues band, not much of the material here is blues per se, with "Whipping Post" being the obvious exception. This well-chosen collection demonstrates that the Allman Brothers have always been stylistically eclectic, with elements of jazz, country, soul and gospel grafted onto their basic blues-rock template.
- Country of Origin
- Studio / Live
- The Allman Brothers Band
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Statesboro Blues
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Ramblin' Man
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Midnight Rider
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Southbound
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Melissa
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Jessica
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Ain't Wastin' Time No More
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Little Martha
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Crazy Love
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Revival
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Wasted Words
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Blue Sky
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] One Way Out
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] In Memory of Elizabeth Reed
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Dreams
- [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] Whipping Post
- Universal Distribution
- Q (6/92, p.110) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "..resplendent with fine virtuoso guitar performances from the late Duane Allman and Dicky Betts...Classics come thick and fast.."
- 75m 24s
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