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The Allman Brothers Band

The Allman Brothers Band
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The Allman Brothers Band was an American rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida in 1969 by brothers Duane Allman (slide guitar and lead guitar) and Gregg Allman (vocals, keyboards, songwriting), as well as Dickey Betts (lead guitar, vocals, songwriting), Berry Oakley (bass guitar), Butch Trucks (drums), and Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson (drums). While the band has been called the principal architects of southern rock, they also incorporate elements of blues, jazz, and country music, and their live shows have jam band-style improvisation and instrumentals. Keyboard player Chuck Leavell went on to form Sea Level.
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The Allman Brothers Band — One Way Out: Live at the Beacon Theatre The Allman Brothers Band — One Way Out: Live at the Beacon Theatre
(Sanctuary Records SANDD256, 2003, 2CD)
The Allman Brothers Band — Brothers and Sisters The Allman Brothers Band — Brothers and Sisters
(Universal B0018077-02, 1973/2011, CD)
The Allman Brothers Band — Eat a Peach The Allman Brothers Band — Eat a Peach
(Universal B0006795-02, 1972/2009, CD)
The Allman Brothers Band — The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings The Allman Brothers Band — The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings
(Mercury B0020170-02, 1971/2014, 6CD)
The Allman Brothers Band — At Fillmore East The Allman Brothers Band — At Fillmore East
(Capricorn Records 314 531 260-2, 1971/1997, CD)
The Allman Brothers Band — Live from A&R Studios, New York, August 26, 1971 The Allman Brothers Band — Live from A&R Studios, New York, August 26, 1971
(Allman Bros 8-21229-11162-5, 1971/2016, CD)
The Allman Brothers Band — Idlewild South The Allman Brothers Band — Idlewild South
(Capricorn Records 314 531 258-2, 1970/1997, CD)
The Allman Brothers Band — The Allman Brothers Band The Allman Brothers Band — The Allman Brothers Band
(Capricorn Records 314 531 257-2, 1969/1997, CD)

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