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The Allman Brothers Band FAQ

All That's Left to Know About the Founding Fathers of Southern Rock
by Michael Buffalo Smith FAQ Series

With their innovative music and consummate instrumentalists, the Allman Brothers Band defined the Southern rock sound of the 1970s and transcended it to become one of the most respected musical groups of the past four decades. An account that can be read straight through or in stand-alone chapters, The Allman Brothers Band FAQ uncovers the roots of the foremost act of Southern rock, including the various musicians who have been members of the group since its formation; the creative genius of legends gone to soon, Duane and Greg Allman; the producers, managers, and others who helped make ABB one of the most successful bands of the 1970s; details and stories behind all of the albums and singles recorded by the band; concert, television, and video appearances; great performances at the Atlanta International Pop Festival, Watkins Glen, the Fillmore East, the Beacon Theatre, and more. Extensive insights into the band's career are also featured, drawn from literally hundreds of hours of interviews conducted by the author. In addition, full-length personal interviews with founding band members Dickey Betts and Butch Trucks, as well as legendary record producer Tom Dowd, help round out this essential tome on one of the finest rock bands of all time. Packed with detail and a swath of images, this FAQ is a must-have for both new fans just discovering ABB and longtime devotees.

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Catalog Number 150192
Publisher Backbeat Books
ISBN 1617136336
UPC 888680082253
Series FAQ
Size 9.00x6.00
Weight 8.1 oz