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  • Bass Players To Know: Berry Oakley

    Bass Players To Know: Berry Oakley

    After the recent passing of Gregg Allman, it was only fitting to binge listen to some Allman Brothers records. Swept away by the lengthy jams, slide guitar solos, and beautifully in-sync double drummers, this band helped define Southern Rock and usher in a new era of blues. The man keeping it all together was Berry... »

  • Allman Brothers Band Former Bootleg Released

    Allman Brothers Band Former Bootleg Released

    What was once an Allman Brothers Band bootleg is now a more official release, called Live From A&R Studios. While the August 26, 1971 live, in-studio performance broadcast on New York’s WPLJ radio has long circulated as a bootleg, the new release’s sound quality sets it apart, having been remixed from the original multi-track studio... »

  • Allmans Album Remastered, Reissued in Deluxe Editions

    Allmans Album Remastered, Reissued in Deluxe Editions

    The Allman Brothers Band’s landmark 1970 album Idlewild South is getting the deluxe treatment 45 years after its initial release. The album, which features “Midnight Rider” and “In Memory of Elizabeth Reed,” as well as the playing of late bassist Berry Oakley (d. Nov. 11, 1972 from a motorcycle accident), is being released in three... »