Before the Allman Brothers Band hit it big, guitarist Duane Allman had played with Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Boz Scaggs and others. After their breakthrough live album ‘At Fillmore East,’ he continued working as a busy session musician, clocking gigs with Delaney & Bonnie & Friends, Derek & the Dominos and Laura Nyro. Through it all he established himself as one of rock’s great
Rounder Records has assembled and fine-tuned a massive box set of Duane Allman highlights for 'Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective.' The seven-disc box set will be available on March 5. It features 129 songs from his early days as a garage rocker through his time with the Allman Brothers Band.
Derek & the Dominos classic album Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs seems to always land on those "best album of all time" lists, and for good reason. It probably is! Especially when you consider it's historic significance. It's when Clapton first met Duane Allman and invited him to the sessions, and it's when Clapton was stealing George Harrison's wife and writing music about