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Posted October 29, 2014 - 03:02 AM

Timeline Oct 29th 1971, on this day music legend Duane Allman die's while riding his motorcycle quite possibly one of the best slide guitar player's ever. I remember that sad day and a piece of my soul went with him. The Allmans were and still are one of my favorite band's although their last performance took place yesterday at the Beacon theater in NYC , They will play on in my mind forever.

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Posted October 29, 2014 - 04:19 AM

My personal favorite the 1st 4 tracks on the Fillmore Deluxe reissue/2003 currently available here for free http://www.youtube.c...h?v=jdnjyalA87Y but really need to hear it on a stereo.  Statesboro Blues->Done Somebody Wrong nothing finer anywhere

he also played on albums by Aretha, Wilson Pickett, Boz Skaggs

of course the Layla sessions check out Key to the Highway really need to turn it up for Duane's leads as Clapton is up too high.  Duane was real understated and only pushed a single 50 watt Marshall as i understand it

His later heroes were the jazz horn players Coltrane and Miles

Ronnie van Zant would dedicate "Freebird" to him....

died at 24.  unbelievable what he did at such a young age




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Posted October 29, 2014 - 05:48 AM

Thanks Hank..  Now In memory of Elizabeth Reed will be rolling through my head all morning!  


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Posted October 29, 2014 - 06:00 AM

1970 and 1971 took alot of musicians and friends(NAM). They still live alittle in our memories. Good Luck, Rick

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Posted October 29, 2014 - 12:17 PM

Those were the days!  Hearing that again reminds me that I've almost outlived my time. Don't worry though, age has given me patience---- all good things seem to get rediscovered. I'll plug that link in and listen all afternoon. Thank you.

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Posted October 29, 2014 - 02:11 PM

I'll have to check, my sister inlaws brother was supposed to go to that concert yesterday, he's a huge Allman Brothers fan and hasn't missed a show in this area in 30 years !!!

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