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Brothers Band 2013 Complete Set
2013 was a year of incredible performances by the Allman Brothers Band. Fans and
critics alike thought that it was the groupâ€™s best run since the legendary 2009
40th anniversary tour. Get all 27 shows from 2013 in this specially-designed custom
package and receive a free, one-year subscription to Hittinâ€™ the Note magazine,
plus a two DVD bonus of Eric Clapton Guitar Festival Crossroads 2013 which includes
the only other appearance of the Allman Brothers Band this year. Click here to place your deposit.
Be With Me: A Song For My Father, Duane Allman
A deeply personal, revealing,
and lyrical portrait of Duane Allman, founder of the legendary Allman Brothers Band,
written by his daughter, Galadrielle Allman, who went to her first concert as an
infant in diapers, held in her teenage motherâ€™s arms. Playing was her fatherâ€”Duane
Allman, who would become one of the most influential and sought-after musicians
of his time. Just a few short years into his remarkable career, he was killed in
a motorcycle accident at the age of twenty-four. His daughter was two years old.
Galadrielle was raised in the shadow of his loss and his fame. Her mother sought
solace in a bohemian life. Friends and family found it too painful to talk about
Duane. Galadrielle listened intently to his music, read articles about him, steeped
herself in the mythic stories, and yet the spotlight rendered him too simple and
too perfect to know. She felt a strange kinship to the fans who longed for him,
but she needed to know more. It took her many years to accept that his life and
his legacy were hers, so she began to ask for stories - from family, fellow musicians,
friendsâ€”and they began to flow.
Galadrielle Allmanâ€™s memoir is at once a rapturous, riveting, and intimate account
of one of the greatest guitar prodigies of all time, the story of the birth of a
band that redefined the American musical landscape, and a tender inquiry of a daughter
searching for her father in the memories of others.
The release date for this book is March 4, 2014. All pre-orders will receive a free
printed copy of HTN80, which will feature an in-depth interview with Galadrielle.
Please click here to pre-order.
Two tremendous bands, two provocative
covers, one spectacular issue: that is what Hittin' the Note has put together
for #78. As they were for Issue # 69, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi
are the subjects of our dual covers. Warren and Govâ€™t Mule are set to release Shout!,
the groupâ€™s first studio CD in four years, while Derek and Susanâ€™s Tedeschi Trucks
Band recently put out Made Up Mind, their follow up to 2011â€™s Grammy Award-winning
Revelator. Clearly we werenâ€™t going to choose one group over the other, so
weâ€™re giving you both. Very special thanks go to Tony Sclafani for truly stepping
up and interviewing Derek, Susan and Warren, and kudos to Art Director Terry
Bradley for doing double duty. Great job guys!
Dr. John is a living legend and the epitome of New Orleansâ€™ music; he has spent
over 50 years creating his distinctive gris-gris sound, and at age 72 he shows no
sign of slowing down. Richard Skelly caught up with him a few months back, and it
was a vintage Dr. John conversation; witty, earthy and delivered in the vernacular
that belongs to the one and only Macolm John Rebennack, Jr.
Bill Szymczyk is one of the most successful producers of the rock and roll era;
over the past five decades, he was worked with the likes of B.B. King, the Who,
Bob Seger and Joe Walsh, but he is best known for his tenure with the Eagles. Billâ€™s
astonishing ability to listen and figure out what should be played when helped the
Eagles become the biggest band in the world during the late â€™70s, and established
Bill as one of the best in the business. HTN was fortunate enough to chat with Bill,
and he covered a wide variety of topics. We hope you enjoy spending some time behind
the board with Bill Szymczyk.
to read the full Editor's Notes and to order.
One Way Out: The Inside History Of The Allman Brothers Band
One Way Out is the powerful biography
of The Allman Brothers Band, an oral history written with the bandâ€™s participation
and filled with original, never-before-published interviews as well as personal
letters and correspondence. This is the most in-depth look at a legendary American
rock band that has meant so much to so many for so long.
For twenty-five years, Alan Paul has covered and written about The Allman Brothers
Band, conducting hundreds of interviews, riding the buses with them, attending rehearsals
and countless shows. He has interviewed every living band member for this book as
well as managers, roadies, and contemporaries, including: Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts,
Jaimoe, Butch Trucks, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, Oteil Burbridge, the late Allen
Woody, Jimmy Herring, Eric Clapton, Bob Weir, and many others.
Tracking the band's career from their 1969 formation to today, One Way Out is filled
with musical and cultural insights, riveting tales of sometimes violent personality
conflicts and betrayals, drug and alcohol use, murder allegations and exoneration,
tragic early deaths, road stories, and much more, including the most in-depth look
at the acrimonious 2000 parting with founding guitarist Dickey Betts and behind-the-scenes
information on the recording of At Fillmore East, Layla, Eat A Peach, Brothers and
Sisters, and other classic albums.
The release date for this book is February 18, 2014. All pre-orders will receive
a free printed copy of HTN80, which will feature an in-depth article about this
book. Please click here to pre-order.
Duane Allmanâ€™s acclaimed box set, Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective, was a
critical and commercial success. The initial limited-edition run of 10,000 numbered
copies completely sold out to loyal fans in a matter of weeks. Now, in response
to overwhelming demand, the Duane Allman fan will have access to the most important
ingredient of the collection â€” the full breadth and depth of his music and work,
offered in a slimmed-down package at a lower price. On November 12, 2013, Rounder
Records will release an encore edition, with all the music and the original booklet
in an elegant new presentation. To read more and pre-order, please click here.
Brothers Band 2013 T-Shirts and Posters!
In addition to the live concerts we also have several Summer Tour T-shirts and this
year we have a bountiful harvest of five posters â€“ more than any other year in recent
memory! Terry Bradley, Hittin' the Note's Art Director, designed the Beacon
poster, while John Warner (known for his work with Gov't Mule) designed both the
Summer Tour Poster and the Chicago Theatre Poster. We also have a Peach Music Festival
Poster, as well as an unexpected Atlanta show poster for your collection. You can
view the posters and buy all five for the price of four by clicking here.
Heals: Why We're Supporting Music Therapy
If you love music â€“ if
you've followed a favorite artist for years and years, or if you organize your calendar
around Beacon Runs and summer tour dates, or if you travel far and wide to see bands
â€“ you know the power of music. It elevates good moments and makes great times unforgettable.
And when we're feeling low, it can speak to us on a deeper level, express our emotions,
and sustain us when we need it most. I think all music fans understand that intuitively,
but some of us experience that power on a deeper level. My brother Tyler taught
me that. Tyler was pretty much destined to be a music nut, and he attended his first
Allman Brothers concert at age 8. By the time he first got into the Beacon Theatre,
he was hooked. At school and camp he would discourse about the music, the dates
it was recorded and the players and album like someone two or three times his age.
His tastes broadened to include the Grateful Dead and Phish and Soulive and Widespread
Panic, and his passion deepened. The music became a part of him and he evangelized
about what he loved. If he loved a band or a song, he wanted to share it with everyone.
For the full article click here.
Review: Music Midtown - Atlanta, GA
most epic music festival, Music Midtown 2013, is back again boasting a lineup that
may be even better than last year. Heavy hitters like Jane's Addiction, Weezer,
Red Hot Chili Peppers and Journey are among the bands added to the bill for another
Two days, three stages and more than 20 bands draw over 20,000 music lovers every
September as the musical marathon engulfs Piedmont Park in the heart of Atlanta's
Midtown. Amongst the jutting skyscrapers on Peachtree legendary sounds from days
gone by are alive and well, and contending with some of music's hottest up-and-coming
acts. If he loved a band or a song, he wanted to share it with everyone. For the
full review click here.
Photo Gallery: Widespread Panic - Charleston, SC