Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Allman Brothers Band
Owner of a Macon, Georgia restaurant. "Mama" Louise Hudson is the operator of H&H Restaurant in Macon. She took pity on the skinny, longhaired, young musicians from the nearby Capricorn Studio and kept them fed with her Southern soul food cooking. The skinny kids went on to fame and fortune as the Allman Brothers Band, but they can occasionally be found in the restaurant today.
Phil Walden. Phil Walden had been the manager for Otis Redding, among others, and knew Duane from his studio work at Muscle Shoals. Walden founded Capricorn Records in Macon, Georgia, producing albums by the Allman Brothers, Marshal Tucker Band, and Elvin Bishop.
In Memory of Elizabeth Reed. "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" is an instrumental masterpiece on the "Idlewild South" album.
31st of February. Gregg joined Butch's band, the 31st of February, following the breakup of Hour Glass, for a brief period.
Second Coming. Second Coming also included Larry Reinhardt, a later member of Iron Butterfly, and Reese Wynans, later of Stevie Ray Vaughan's Double Trouble.
|Which Allman Brother had been a member of the National Honor Society, a youth director in a Baptist church, and a member of an All State high school orchestra?||Allman Brothers Band - The 60s
Butch Trucks. Yes, Claude Hudson Trucks, Jr., was a member of the Florida All State High School Orchestra and was the Youth Director of Music at North Jacksonville Baptist Church.
Wilson Pickett. Duane played guitar with Pickett as a studio musician in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Duane already had the nickname of "Dog" and the two nicknames combined into the famous "Skydog" moniker which became the quintessential tag for Duane.
|The early Allman Joys experienced personnel changes and eventually became Hour Glass. Who was the drummer for Hour Glass?||Allman Brothers Band - The 60s
Johnny Sandlin. Johnny Sandlin was the drummer in the Men-its, an Alabama band that played the same circuit of Deep South clubs and honky tonks as did the Allman Joys. The Men-its and the Allman joys more or less merged to form Hour Glass. Trucks, Jaimo, and Toler later played drums for the Brothers. Sandlin later became a studio musician and producer for Capricorn Records. He actually played drums on one song by the Brothers, "Louisiana Lou and Three Card Monty John" on the Win, Lose, or Draw album, when Trucks and Jaimo were unavailable.
Dentist. Even while touring with the Allman Joys, a predecessor to the Allman Brothers Band, Gregg regarded music as a temporary means to earn money for college.
Peach . I thought I would end this with an easy one. A comprehensive quiz about the Allmans in the 70's could go on forever. Don't forget to play Allman Brothers Band - The 60's, and stay tuned for Allman Brothers Band - The 80's!
Rose Hill. Rose Hill Cemetary was a favorite hangout for band members. Names for Allman Brothers songs "Little Martha" and "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" were taken from tombstones in the cemetary. The band was also photographed for their first album in Rose Hill.
Motorcyle accidents. Allman and Oakley died in seperate Macon, Georgia motorcycle accidents, in the same vicinity and roughly one year apart.
Dickey Betts. Among others, "Highway Call" featured Vassar Clements, Reese Wynans, and Chuck Leavell.
|What was the name of the 1979 album which featured "Crazy Love", "Need Your Love So Bad", and the instrumental "Pegasus"?||Allman Brothers Band - The 70s
Enlightened Rogues. "Enlightened Rogues" followed the reunion of the band with new members David "Rook" Goldflies and Dangerous Dan Toler.
|Which Dickey Betts tune from "Brothers and Sisters" reached Number 9 on the Singles Chart, the highest charting single in the band's career?||Allman Brothers Band - The 70s
Ramblin' Man. Dickey was joined on guitar on "Ramblin' Man" by Les Dudek.
|Following the Allman Brothers' mid-70's breakup, members Chuck Leavell, Jaimo, and Lamar Williams formed which band that recorded several albums during the 70's and 80's? ||Allman Brothers Band - The 70s
Sea Level. Sea Level was formed by Chuck Leavell (C. Leavell - "Sea Level" - Get it?). Leavell has since played in a multitude of bands, including the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Black Crowes, Gov't Mule, and a part time return to the Allman Brothers. But he is best known as the long time keyboardist for the Rolling Stones. Sea Level also featured Jimmy Nalls on guitar.
|The famous Watkins Glen concert, which reportedly eclipsed Woodstock attendance figures, featured the Allman Brothers and which other two bands?||Allman Brothers Band - The 70s
Grateful Dead and The Band. The concert was held at Watkins Glen Speedway in New York on July 28,1973.
Lamar Williams. Williams was an old friend of Jaimo, Butch Trucks' partner on drums.
One Way Out. The Allmans had many other instrumentals during the 1970's, including "Mountain Jam", "Pegasus", and "High Falls."