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Gregg Allman Live: Back to Macon
A great treat is in store for fans of Gregg Allman! Rounder Records will be releasing a live recording of an exceptional concert that took place in Macon, GA at the Grand Opera House on January 14, 2014.
Not only will the performance be available on CD and vinyl but also on DVD and in a CD/DVD package! In addition to the timeless classics recorded, one of the more creative aspects of the DVD is that it includes several very special interviews and a glimpse into the band visiting the much beloved Mama Louise at her famous H&H Restaurant in Macon, Ga.
Please click here to see the track listings and to pre-order.
HTN Feature Story: Planet of the Abts:
All Things the Valley
All Things the Valley is the second album from Planet of the Abts and a strong follow up to their eponymous debut four years ago. P.O.A. is made up of drummer Matt Abts, bassist Jorgen Carlsson and guitarist/vocalist T-Bone Andersson, a trio with great depth and dimension. Abts and Carlsson have been the rhythm section of Gov't Mule since 2008, while Jorgen and T-Bone have been friends since meeting in their native Sweden in 1989. The nine songs on All Things the Valley represent the tremendous eclectic musical influences of Planet of the Abts, and make for an enjoyable listening experience. HTN recently caught up with Matt, Jorgen and T-Bone, and they explained in detail the making of this remarkable album. Please click here to read the entire article. Please click here to order the CD.
American University 12/30/70 on Vinyl
Hittinâ€™ the Note was able to obtain a few copies of this 180 gram vinyl release - only 1,200 were made. You will love the warmth of analog on this 1970s recording! The Allmans were at a crucial stage in their development on that December night, having just returned from shows at the Fillmore East in New York on a tour promoting their second album, Idlewild South. "Don't Keep Me Wonderin" and "Leave My Blues at Home" had just appeared on Idlewild South and this performance marks the first live version of them to be released by the Allmans. The playing is fierce, especially the interaction of Duane Allman and Dickey Betts, with a solid 20 plus minute version of "Whipping Post."
As a special bonus to the first 100 buyers, we will enter you into a drawing to receive one of three very rare vinyl albums from the Allman Brothers Band â€“ Seven Turns, Shades of two Worlds and An Evening With, First Set. Click here to find out more.
A bruising winter is finally abating, and the coming of spring brings the promise of warm weather and the joy of being outdoors, listening to live music. Hittin' the Note is ready to add to the festivities, bringing you hours of reading pleasure with features on the artists you love and the music they make.
In 1994, guitarist/vocalist Warren Haynes, drummer Matt Abts and bassist Allen Woody joined forces to form Gov't Mule, a power trio like no other. In Part Two of "Twenty Years of Gov't Mule," Warren and Matt look back on their difficult decision to move forward after Allen's passing, the gradual transition of the group from a trio to a quartet and what the future holds for Gov't Mule, two decades on.
In 2007, guitarist Derek Trucks was part of Eric Clapton's touring band, and Derek spent a great deal of his free time hanging out with fellow guitarist Doyle Bramhall II. When E.C.'s band visited China, journalist Alan Paul caught up with Derek and Doyle, and Alan documented Derek's experience in Shanghai. This piece has remained unpublished until now; it's a wonderful look back at that stage of Derek's career, and we appreciate Alan sharing this snapshot in time with HTN.
Click here for full Editorâ€™s notes.
Eat A Peach Art Posters
For many years fans have requested posters of the Eat A Peach album covers as well as the incredible inside psychedelic artwork. We finally have them available for you on lithographic prints! The colors on these new posters are vibrant and intense and turned out even better than we expected! A computer screen simply does not do them justice. Please click here for more information and to order.
The Allman Brothers Band - Beacon Theatre, October 2014
The six shows at this venerable old theatre were a bittersweet goodbye to fans of this 45 year old, Rock â€˜N Roll Hall of Fame band. Coming from all over the world to hear the magic brought out one last time by these 7 stellar musicians, no one left disappointed. Each performance created a very special feeling between the band and its audience, even more so than normal, as we all knew the end was near.
It was very evident that the fans were giving all of their love back to this band after every song. For the whole run the theatre was in unison as fans loudly sang along to their favorite songs. You could see the band visibly reaching deep inside themselves to give it everything they had, every song, every night. They came out with a focus and determination to leave it all on the stage and they succeeded magnificently, as they always have.
The Brothers played Will the Circle Be Unbroken throughout the run. A sentiment that seemed to say that their legacy will live on through the music they created and from all of the musicians and fans they have inspired through the years. Check out each nightâ€™s set list, show description and purchase by clicking here. The road does indeed go on forever...
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During the Brotherâ€™s 45th anniversary year they had some very cool mushrooms hanging over the stage. We had so many inquiries about them that we contacted the manufacturer and had some made for the fans. They arenâ€™t inexpensive but they look very cool. Check â€˜em out by clicking here.