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After such a long, tough winter,
nothing warms your soul quite like music, and 2014 promises to be a year of years,
particularly for the Allman Brothers Band. Celebrating their 45th anniversary, the
band will kick off the festivities during their annual stand at the Beacon Theatre
in New York City, and Hittin' the Note is proud to go along for the ride
with the group we have covered since 1992. Issue #80 is certainly Allman-centric
and chock full of the exclusive, inside coverage of the ABB that only Hittin' the
Note can provide.
Galadrielle Allman lost her father Duane when she was two years old; she has dedicated
her adult life to the quest of finding out who Duane Allman the person was, and
in doing so, answered questions about herself. The result is the most revealing
music book in quite some time; Please Be with Me: A Song for My Father, Duane Allman,
is poignant and personal - it reads with the emotional intensity of a Skydog run
down the fretboard. Galadrielle spent several hours discussing the writing of Please
Be with Me; she was candid and to the point about her experience, and the
challenges of living up to Duane's standards. As she put it, "If you are going to
represent someone as beloved and as truly gifted as my father was, you better have
some chops!" Well, the chops are there, and then some. Please Be with Me
is a book like no other.To read the full Editor's Notes, please click here.
Brothers Band - 2014 Beacon Theatre Merchandise
Kingâ€™s Times Square - Hittinâ€™ the Note Parties
Hittin' the Note
is excited to announce we will host a gathering of fans at B.B. King's in Times
Square on Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM and on Saturday, March
22, 2014 from 12:00PM to 4:00PM.
On the 15th the music will be provided by Butch Trucks (drums), Oteil Burbridge
(bass), Bill Evans (sax) and a guitar player to be named later. Hmmm, I wonder if
Butch knows any good guitar players?! We are also very honored to inform you that
Galadrielle Allman will be attending this HTN Party and will do a reading on the
stage from her upcoming book about her father titled Please Be With Me. She
will be available after the reading for signing the book.
On the 22nd we will have an earlier start than usual, which will give everyone a
longer break between the end of the party and the start of the concert at the Beacon.
Two very special bands will be playing - One Eyed Jack as in an acoustic performance
and Alan Paulâ€™s band, Big In China, featuring Andy Aledort. One Eyed Jack is an
outstanding collection of musicians that have been reviewed in HTN magazine several
times. Big In China, is also near and dear to our hearts at HTN. Alan will have
a very special guest guitarist that many of you know from Dickey Bett's Band, Andy
Aledort. Andy has a great deal of respect from fellow outstanding guitar players
in the industry and we are really looking forward to hearing him play! In addition
to performing, Alan Paul will also discuss his new book, One Way Out - The Inside
History of the Allman Brother Band, and do a signing.
here to for more info and to order tickets.
Talton Band - Live DVD
The fine folks at Randolph Productions and 11Squared Films have very good eyes and
ears for excellence in music and we are thankful that they have recorded and produced
a DVD of one of our favorite artists at Hittin the Note - Tommy Talton. Hittin'
the Note has released 4 CDs with Talton. Two of them are live performances
and two of them are from the studio. All are now back in print and it is a real
pleasure to have a DVD to add to the collection. This DVD performance was captured
at The Music Ranch in Lakeland, FL on 2/23/13. Tommy grew up not too far away from
there in Winter Park, so it was a homecoming of sorts and a very special night indeed.
Most of the songs are from Talton's latest release on Hittin' the Note Records -
Let's Get Outta Here. Please click here for more information and to order.
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 mother'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 Allman'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.
Brothers Band, Play All Night â€“ Live at the Beacon Theatre 1992
This new 2 CD set, to be released on February 18th, showcases The Allman Brothers
Bandâ€™s very first time playing such an extended run at the Beacon. In the spirit
of The Allmansâ€™ iconic 1971 live album At Fillmore East, Play All Night
features Allman, Betts, Trucks, Jaimoe, Haynes, Woody and Quinones taking the Beaconâ€™s
stage by storm. Through their most-requested songs, deep cuts and new favorites,
the Allmans expertly showcase that unmistakable raw energy - at once practiced and
spontaneous - that still make them one of the most beloved live acts. To find out
the set list and to pre-order, please click here.
Brothers Band, Live At Great Woods DVD 1991
Recorded in the September of 1991, originally for Japanese TV, The Allman Brothers
Bandâ€™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 groupâ€™s history. This concert - recorded before a crowd of nearly 20,000
adoring fans at the Great Woods Amphitheater in Massachusetts - features a top-notch
set of fan favorites, with a fiery acoustic mini-set included for good measure.
Click here for more info and to order.
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 group'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 Hittin' 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 learn more and place your 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 band'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 Allman'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.
Gallery: Moe @ Tabernacle!