40: A very special number, and this DVD proves why the Allman Brothers Band is a special group indeed. Savor every note of every song, because chances are a band the likes of this one will not come our way again.
Gregg Allman performs at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip in South Dakota. Included: songs from his "Low Country Blues" album.
Recorded in the September of 1991, originally for Japanese TV, The Allman Brothers Band's beloved "Live at Great Woods" showcases the classic American rock band reaching a new generation of audiences. Original band members Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Butch Trucks and Jaimoe were joined by new guitarist Warren Haynes, bassist Allen Woody and percussionist Marc Quinones in one of the most powerful lineups in the group's history.
Gregg Allman is one of the most acclaimed, beloved, and awarded icons in rock and roll history. As a founding member of the legendary Allman Brothers Band and in his own storied solo career, Allman has long been a gifted, natural interpreter of the blues; his soulful and distinctive voice is one of the defining sounds in the history of American music. Although the Allman Brothers wrapped up their forty-five year career in 2014, Gregg Allman shows no signs of slowing down. 'Gregg Allman Live: Back to Macon, GA' marks his first-ever official solo video release where, with the help of his 8-piece band and special guest Devon Allman, he delivers ferociously high-energy and emotive performances. Captured at the venerable Grand Opera House in the town where the Allmans got their start, Gregg performs 16 fan favorites including 'Whipping Post,' 'Melissa,' and 'Midnight Rider.'
An uncompleted biopic focusing on Gregg Allman’s early struggles through the formation of The Allman Brothers Band and the group’s ultimate explosion on the music scene, based on Allman's autobiographic memoir, My Cross to Bear. Production was suspended following the death of second camera assistant Sarah Jones, when she was struck by a CSX freight train that arrived on an active railroad trestle bridge where the crew had illegally been filming.
In these two live concerts, rock's legendary Allman Brothers Band whip up the kind of excitement their fans have loved for years. This pioneering Southern rock band, including Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts, blazes through their classics in a concert performance live from Gainesville, Florida. Then the band rocks for more than an hour at the Capitol Theater. Also included is rare footage of an on-the-road hotel room jam session and a peek at a private acoustic "unplugged-style" session in a recording studio. Songs: Pony Boy, Jessica, Let Me Ride [Hotel Jam], You Don't Love Me, Blue Sky, Statesboro Blues, Whippin' Post, Never Knew How Much (I Needed You), Danny Blue, The Preacher, Melissa [Studio Jam], Come and Go Blues, Can't Take It With You, Crazy Love, One Way Out, In Memory of Elizabeth Reed, Southbound, The Judgment, Ramblin' Man. Includes performances from Gainesville, Florida (October 26, 1980) and New York City's Bottom Line (December 16, 1981).
The 3CD, Super Deluxe Edition adds 12 tracks not included on the original release. Bonus tracks are a combination of live tracks, studio cuts and outtakes. The entire album is also available in 5.1 Surround Sound on the Blu-ray plus additional tracks. The Allman Brothers' second album, is a mixture of chunky grooves and sophisticated textures. It showcases both Gregg Allman's and Dickey Betts' skills as songwriters. This classic album includes the hit 'Midnight Rider.'
Various live performances from the Allman Brothers Band while Duane Allman and Berry Oakley were still alive.
From the producers and directors of the critically acclaimed Song Of The South - Duane Allman & The Rise Of The Allman Brothers Band, this film takes the story of the post-Duane years and pieces together the fascinating history of this legendary group who continued to perform and record almost 50 years after first treading the boards as a young but hugely credible and enormously ambitious band.
Rock legends the Allman Brothers perform live at New York City's Beacon Theatre in this three-hour set filmed live in March 2003. Highlights include "Midnight Rider," "Whippin' Post," "Statesboro Blues," "Desdemona" and "A Change Is Gonna Come."
On 19 March, 2009 Eric Clapton joined the Allman Brothers Band on stage at The Beacon Theatre in New York City for the first of two historic guest appearances. Other guests that evening were Susan Tedeschi and Danny Louis of Gov't Mule. This year marks the 20th Anniversary of Allman Brothers Band performances at the Beacon and the 40th Anniversary of their founding.
All My Friends: Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman captures a once-in-a-lifetime performance, honoring one of the most acclaimed and beloved icons in rock and roll history. A founding member of the Allman Brothers Band and successful solo artist in his own right, Allman possesses a voice that has resonated through four decades.