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Allman Brothers Band - Peakin' At The Beacon

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Item #: 12501204
    Allman Brothers Band: Gregg Allman (vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, Hammond B-3 organ); Dickey Betts (vocals, acoustic guitar); Derek Trucks (guitar); Oteil Burbridge (bass); Jaimoe, Butch Trucks (drums, percussion); Marc Quinones (congas, percussion, ......more

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Artist: Allman Brothers Band
Description:
Allman Brothers Band: Gregg Allman (vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, Hammond B-3 organ); Dickey Betts (vocals, acoustic guitar); Derek Trucks (guitar); Oteil Burbridge (bass); Jaimoe, Butch Trucks (drums, percussion); Marc Quinones (congas, percussion, background vocals). Recorded live at The Beacon Theatre, New York, New York between March 9 & 25, 2000. "High Falls" was nominated for the 2002 Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance. Amidst the enmity between Gregg Allman and Dickie Betts at the time of this recording, The Allman Brothers still managed to play a 13-night stand in March 2000 at New York's Beacon Theater. The resulting PEAKIN' AT THE BEACON is a 10-song sliver of the band's legendary in-concert prowess no worse the wear from whatever friction may have been going on behind the scenes. All the standard ABB hallmarks are heard throughout this set: the expansive guitar leads, thunderous rhythms, and chugging organ parts, all pierced by Gregg Allman's gruff but soulful vocals. Diehards are served well by a set packed with songs predominantly dating back to the band's earliest efforts, including their 1969 self-titled debut and the 1970 follow-up IDLEWILD SOUTH. Casual fans may only recognize the epic slow blues original "It's Not My Cross To Bear," and the life-affirming EAT A PEACH cut "Ain't Wastin' Time No More." Otherwise, nuggets like "Stand Back" and "Please Call Home" abound. In keeping with the Allmans' marathon jamming abilities is the inclusion of a near half-hour version of "High Falls" from 1975's WIN, LOSE OR DRAW.
See Also:
Eat a Peach, The Fillmore Concerts, Idlewild South, The Road Goes on Forever, Brothers and Sisters, A Decade of Hits 1969-1979
See Influences:
Willie Dixon, Blind Willie McTell, Don Gibson, The Rolling Stones, John Lee Hooker, Chet Atkins, Howlin' Wolf, Elmore James, The Yardbirds, T-Bone Walker, Chuck Berry, Cream, Sonny Boy Williamson II (Rice Miller), The Blues Project, John Mayall, Muddy Waters, Spencer Davis
See Contemporaries:
Bob Dylan, Little Feat, Delbert McClinton, Peter Green, George Thorogood (Vocals/Guitar), Roy Buchanan, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Bonnie Raitt, Jeff Healey, Thin Lizzy, The Doors, Larry McCray, Humble Pie, Uriah Heep, Hampton Grease Band, The Marshall Tucker Band, Willie Cobbs, Sea Level, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Santana, ZZ Top, Randall Bramblett, Charlie Daniels, Gov't Mule, Grinderswitch, The Black-Eyed Snakes, Ron Wood, The Hatters, Johnny Winter, Duane Allman, J.J. Cale, The Dixie Dregs, The Band, Elvin Bishop, Derek & the Dominos, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Jenkins, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Eddie Hinton, Bad Company, Janis Joplin, Delaney & Bonnie, Hot Tuna, Jeff Beck, Grateful Dead, Phish, Steve Miller (Guitar), Ten Years After, Blind Faith, Ry Cooder, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Big Brother & the Holding Company, Gregg Allman, Molly Hatchet, Blackfoot, Dickey Betts, Creedence Clearwater Revival, John Mayall, .38 Special (Rock), Bob Seger, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Allgood, The Doobie Brothers, Wet Willie, Canned Heat, Man, Grand Funk Railroad
Track Listing:
Disc 1:
  1. 1 Don't Want You No More
  2. 2 It's Not My Cross to Bear
  3. 3 Ain't Wastin' Time No More
  4. 4 Every Hungry Woman
  5. 5 Please Call Home
  6. 6 Stand Back
  7. 7 Black Hearted Woman
  8. 8 Leave My Blues at Home
  9. 9 Seven Turns
  10. 10 High Falls
Type:
Performer
Genre:
Oldies
Subgenre:
Rock 'N' Roll
Label:
Sony Custom Marketing Group
Producer:
The Allman Brothers Band
Number of Discs:
1
Format:
Compact Disc
Studio or Live:
Live
Mono or Stereo:
Stereo
SPARS Coding:
n/a
Runtime:
74 : 6
Editorial Reviews:
Rolling Stone (4/12/01, p.141) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Presents the Allmans as a 'living' thing with a sturdy song bag - and shows why I'll back at the Beacon every year....They are the rock equivalent of the Coutn Basie and Duke Ellington organizations, revisiting classic material with fresh swing..."
UPC:
886972495323
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