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Allman Brothers Band- Seven Turns- Los Angeles 6-11-92

The Allman Brothers Band, always one of the largest ( and best ) working bands America ever produced, agreed to the stripped down approach at a radio and record industry convention in Summer 1992 where they performed the title song to their album "Seven Turns".

Allman Brothers Band- Eat a Peach- the late Gregg Allman, the late Dickey Betts

It was Duane Allman who formed and led the Allman Brothers Band, and behind them an entire new Southern Rock movement. But at the end of October 1971 midway through the recording of what would become" Eat a Peach", Duane died riding his beloved motorcycle. Gregg Allman (who died May 2017) and ex-guitarist Dickey Betts (d.4/18/24) reveal how the music sustained the brotherhood.
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Lynyrd Skynyrd- Second Helping 50th- Gary Rossington, Ed King, Leon Wilkeson

The late Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd "In the Studio" for a Southern-fried golden anniversary serving of "Second Helping". My archival interviews with Ed King and Leon Wilkeson final radio interview, as well.

Lynyrd Skynyrd- Sweet Home Alabama- Memphis 10-30-73

Lynyrd Skynyrd earliest known recording of "Sweet Home Alabama" before a live Ardent Studio audience in Memphis 10/30/73.
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History of Southern Rock pt 2- Gregg Allman, Gary Rossington, Doug Gray, Hughie Thomasson, Henry Paul, Donnie Van Zant, Charlie Daniels, Steve Earle

Listen to these stories from the classic rock interviews of the late Gregg Allman, Henry Paul & the late Hughie Thomasson of TheOutlaws,Marshall Tucker Band's Doug Gray & Jerry Eubanks,Donnie Van Zant & Jeff Carlisi of 38 Special,Charlie Daniels, & Steve Earle.
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History of Southern Rock- Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Gary Rossington, Henry Paul, Doug Gray

The History of Southern Rock pt one interviews with the late Gregg Allman, Gary Rossington, Henry Paul, Doug Gray of the Marshall Tucker Band, the late Hughie Thomasson, the late Charlie Daniels, many more. Part 1 of 2.

38 Special- Wild Eyed Southern Boys- Memphis 12-31-82

38 Special live New Years Eve 1982 Memphis Mid-South Coliseum with"Wild-Eyed Southern Boys".

Lynyrd Skynyrd- Workin’ for MCA- Memphis 10-30-73

Lynyrd Skynyrd in Memphis' Ardent Studio 10-30-73 performing "Workin' for MCA"
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Christmas Time Again with Lynyrd Skynyrd

It's "Christmas Time Again" this funny, heartwarming, and yes, even heartbreaking holiday visit with Lynyrd Skynyrd's the late Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Rick Medlocke, and the sweet dearly-missed Hughie Thomasson of The Outlaws.
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Lynyrd Skynyrd- Pronounced – the late Gary Rossington, Ed King, Leon Wilkeson

Over the fifty+ years the perception seems to have become that Lynyrd Skynyrd had a date with destiny, an almost Shakespearean drama of dreams, aspirations, triumph, and tragedy to which all of us were immediately and keenly aware from the moment of "Pronounced" 's release. The late Gary Rossington dismissed that assumption as no more true than imagining Will Shakespeare did not toil, struggle, and starve in relative obscurity in his time.