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The Allman Brothers — What a year! (1969)

The Allman Brothers Band released their (self-titled) debut album on Nov. 4, 1969. The LP garnered critical acclaim, but sold less than 50,000 initial copies, peaking at #188 on the Billboard Top LPs chart. The band formed in Jacksonville, Fla., … Continue reading

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High-spirited instrumental part of Allman Bros.’ only #1 LP

On Sept. 8, 1973, The Allman Brothers Band began a five-week reign at the top of the US album chart with “Brothers and Sisters,” the group’s first studio recording after the deaths of leader Duane Allman and bassist Berry Oakley. … Continue reading

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