Allman Brothers Band, The - American University 12-13-70 [2LP]

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Live Set Reissued On Double LP!
The Original Line-Up & A Classic Concert!
Featuring "Statesboro Blues" & "Whippin' Post"!


Recorded live in the Leonard Gym at American University in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, December 13, 1970, at 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

"The Allmans were at a crucial stage in their development on that December night, having just returned from shows at the Fillmore East in New York on a tour promoting their second album, Idlewild South. Three months hence, they would return to the Fillmore East and perform the show captured on their epochal Live at Fillmore East album. So, the band playing at American University is near to the best the group could be. The set includes 'Statesboro Blues,' 'Stormy Monday,' and 'You Don't Love Me,' blues covers that would be repeated at the Fillmore and turn up on Live at Fillmore East, though the songs and the Allmans' treatment of them might have been unfamiliar to those in the audience at American University. 'Don't Keep Me Wonderin'' and 'Leave My Blues at Home' had just appeared on Idlewild South, and this release marks the first live versions of them to be released by the Allmans. There is little new here, but the playing is fierce, especially the interaction of Duane Allman and Dickey Betts, and with a solid 20-plus-minute version of 'Whippin' Post,' Allman Brothers Band fans should be pleased with the band's first self-released effort." - AllMusic

Features:
• Double LP
• Black Vinyl
• Reissue of 2015 release
• Original line up
• Gatefold jacket

Musicians:
Duane Allman, lead, slide guitar
Gregg Allman, vocals, Hammond B3 organ
Dickey Betts, lead guitar
Berry Oakley, bass guitar
Jaimoe, drums, percussion
Butch Trucks, drums, tympanies

Selections:
Side 1:

1. Statesboro Blues
2. Trouble No More
3. Don't Keep Me Wonderin'
Side 2:
1. Leave My Blues At Home
2. Stormy Monday
Side 3:
1. You Don't Love Me
Side 4:
1. Whippin' Post

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