Category Archives: Southern Rock

LITTLE FEAT-THE LOWELL GEORGE YEARS.

LITTLE FEAT-THE LOWELL GEORGE  YEARS. Before founding Little Feat in 1969, Lowell George was a member of Frank Zappa’s Mothers Of Invention. Then in 1969, Lowell met Bill Payne who previously, had auditioned for The Mothers Of Invention. Bill however, never joined The Mothers Of Invention. No. In 1969 pianist Bill Payne and guitarist Lowell …

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THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND-THE 1971 FILLMORE EAST RECORDINGS.

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND-THE 1971 FILLMORE EAST RECORDINGS. There aren’t many bands who make a commercial breakthrough with a live album. That, however, is what happened to The Allman Brothers Band. Their third album, 1971s At Fillmore East, which was recently reissued as part of Universal Music’s as six-disc box set The 1971 Fillmore East …

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MIDNIGHT RIDER-A TRIBUTE TO THE ALLMAN BROTHERS.

MIDNIGHT RIDER-A TRIBUTE TO THE ALLMAN BROTHERS. Earlier this year, Cleopatra Records released what was one of the best compilations of 2014, so far, A Psych Tribute To The Doors. The latest instalment in the “Tribute To” series is The Allman Brothers, one of the founding fathers of Southern Rock. Midnight Rider-A Tribute To The …

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DUKE WILLIAMS AND THE EXTREMES-MONKEY IN A SILK SUIT IS STILL A MONKEY.

DUKE WILLIAMS AND THE EXTREMES-MONKEY IN A SILK SUIT IS STILL A MONKEY. Last September, New York based record label, SpinSpinNYC, released a six track compilation entitled Nutritious Presents Duke Williams and The Extremes. SpinSpinNYC had rediscovered the music of Duke Williams and The Extremes. They wanted to share their love and belief in this …

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