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#songoftheday: The Allman Brothers Band - Blue Sky

In a lot of metal songs,  the guitarist going off on some perpetual solo tangent seems to me like they’re missing the point.  It’s technically impressive, but can lose that sense of melody and feeling from the song. 77 more words


Copyright Hilarity

Okay, I’ve just remembered something I’ve been meaning to blog for a while. Here goes.

I would like to see the BBC (or someone!) held to account for something which I consider to be a crime against humanity. 925 more words

I Fucking Love That Band Ep. #9 The Allman Brothers Band

Yeah yeah, we’ve had a lot of Allman Brothers stuff on Old School Record Review over the last few months, but when a band has been around for 45 years and is winding down to an end, you have to give them their due respect. 84 more words


"First There Is A Mountain. . . ": The Allman Brothers and Structured Extended Improvisation

My last post discussed The Allman Brothers Band and their use of arrangement ideas in their Blues songs. This time I would like to talk Allmans and their use of arrangement in their extended improvisations and in particular the song “Mountain Jam”. 1,005 more words

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