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 HTN #84 

A bruising winter is finally abating, and the coming of spring brings the promise of warm weather and the joy of being outdoors, listening to live music. Hittin' the Note is ready to add to the festivities, bringing you hours of reading pleasure with features on the artists you love and the music they make. In 1994, guitarist/vocalist Warren Haynes, drummer Matt Abts and bassist Allen Woody joined forces to form Gov't Mule, a power trio like no other. In Part Two of "Twenty Years of Gov't Mule," Warren and Matt look back on their difficult decision to move forward after Allen's passing, the gradual transition of the group from a trio to a quartet and what the future holds for Gov't Mule, two decades on. In 2007, guitarist Derek Trucks was part of Eric Clapton's touring band, and Derek spent a great deal of his free time hanging out with fellow guitarist Doyle Bramhall II. When E.C.'s band visited China, journalist Alan Paul caught up with Derek and Doyle, and Alan documented Derek's experience in Shanghai. This piece has remained unpublished until now; it's a wonderful look back at that stage of Derek's career, and we appreciate Alan sharing this snapshot in time with HTN. Click here for full Editor’s notes.

 Eat A Peach Art Posters 

For many years fans have requested posters of the Eat A Peach album covers as well as the incredible inside psychedelic artwork. We finally have them available for you on lithographic prints! The colors on these new posters are vibrant and intense and turned out even better than we expected! A computer screen simply does not do them justice. Please click here for more information and to order.

 The Allman Brothers Band - Beacon Theatre, October 2014 

The six shows at this venerable old theatre were a bittersweet goodbye to fans of this 45 year old, Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Fame band. Coming from all over the world to hear the magic brought out one last time by these 7 stellar musicians, no one left disappointed. Each performance created a very special feeling between the band and its audience, even more so than normal, as we all knew the end was near.

It was very evident that the fans were giving all of their love back to this band after every song. For the whole run the theatre was in unison as fans loudly sang along to their favorite songs. You could see the band visibly reaching deep inside themselves to give it everything they had, every song, every night. They came out with a focus and determination to leave it all on the stage and they succeeded magnificently, as they always have.

The Brothers played Will the Circle Be Unbroken throughout the run. A sentiment that seemed to say that their legacy will live on through the music they created and from all of the musicians and fans they have inspired through the years. Check out each night’s set list, show description and purchase by clicking here. The road does indeed go on forever...

 Allman Brothers Band - Aluminum ‘Shrooms 

During the Brother’s 45th anniversary year they had some very cool mushrooms hanging over the stage. We had so many inquiries about them that we contacted the manufacturer and had some made for the fans. They aren’t inexpensive but they look very cool. Check ‘em out by clicking here.

 Tommy Talton – Until After Then - New studio CD Released October 28th  

We think Tommy Talton has written some of the best music of his career on this upcoming release. He is at his finest when reflecting on life, love and social issues. As a wordsmith his lyrics are as timeless as the melodies he creates. As a guitarist he has an exquisite sound that is totally his own. While many of his songs go deep and are reflective, he is not above bawdy humor on occasion. Listen to the lyrics well and you will pick up on some of the cleverness that is ever present but usually understated.

The 11 original songs on this album are each unique - different time signatures, different keys, different genres of musical styles - but they all have that down home Talton sound. It's a real pleasure listening to Tommy's excursions - from his home base of Southern roots music to Sgt. Pepperish Beatles to country into raw, Zeppelin type surf music (did I just write that? What until you hear this surprising tune!) - these songs are wonderful gifts to be enjoyed time and again. Classic Talton!

All pre-orders will receive a very special extra download on the Release Date. Please visit this link to hear a complete streaming track for free and for more info!

 HTN Show Review - Gregg Allman: Hard Rock Live  

The Allman Brothers Band may be history, but for Gregg Allman, the road goes on forever. The living legend kicked off a tour leg near Cleveland in Northfield, OH, on March 13, 2015, at the Hard Rock Live inside the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park. The near-capacity audience at the fifteen-song, ninety-minute show was treated to a solid set consisting mostly of Allman Brothers Band favorites as well as solo material and covers.Allman spent most of his time behind his Hammond B-3 organ while stepping out front a few times to strap on an electric or acoustic guitar. Eight stellar musicians comprised his backing band: guitarist Scott Sharrard, keyboardist Peter Levin, percussionist Marc Quinones (Allman's longtime Allman Brothers Band cohort), bass guitarist Ron Johnson, saxophonist Jay Collins, saxophonist Art Edmaiston, trumpeter Marc Franklin and drummer Steve Potts. All of them got the chance to bask in the spotlight - Sharrard, Levin, Quinones, Collins, Edmaiston and Franklin in particular. The band strolled onto the darkened stage to some tasty blues and Allman announced the first song as being “about a place in Georgia” as they launched “Statesboro Blues,” the Blind Willie McTell cover from 1971’s At Fillmore East. As the rear screen scrolled through photos of various blues legends, the band ripped through the tune with Levin, Edmaiston and Sharrard enjoying solos; the horns certainly added a lot of flavor. Click HERE for the full review!

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