2006 was another exceptional year for the Allman Brothers Band, and the proof was captured on disc! Gregg Allman was in great voice all summer, and he gave some of his best vocal performances in years. Check out “Stormy Monday” from the 7/2 Solomon’s, MD show, or the heartbreaking version of “Old Before My Time” from
Several new songs made it into the rotation this year, including a soulful version of the Band’s “The Weight” which was modeled after the Aretha Franklin arrangement that Duane Allman originally played on.
Another notable addition included “Anyday,” a Derek and the Dominos song that Derek was familiar with from his “other gigs” playing with the Derek Trucks Band and Eric Clapton. This one gave Oteil a chance to sing, and featured some of the most passionate solos of the summer. When Rock 'N Roll Hall of Famer Tom Petty joined the ABB for Bob Dylan’s “Highway 61 Revisited” at the 8/18
Of course, part of the beauty of the Allman Brothers is they never play a song the same way twice, and 2006 saw lots of powerful versions of their timeless jams. “Revival” was extended to 10 minutes or more and featured some of the most inspired jamming of the summer. “Whipping Post” and “You Don’t Love Me” got the extended At Fillmore East treatment on several occasions, and it was also a great year for “Mountain
Click on each night below to see the setlist, show description and to order.