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That time I asked Allman Brothers guitarist Dickey Betts what he'd been listening to in his spare time

By Steve Newton

Regular readers of Ear of Newt may have noticed that I, the Newt, really like posting excerpts from my five interviews with… 154 more words

Guitar Heroes

Tied to the Whipping Post? CFPB Rehearing

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was created out of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, but RESPA was codified in federal statute in the 1970s. 326 more words

Allman Brothers Double Feature

Today’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Storytime is a rare double feature in honor of the Allman Brothers Band famous 1971 double live album, At Fillmore East… 1,032 more words

Butch Trucks: Reportedly A Suicide

England’s Daily Mail is reporting that Allman Brothers Band drummer Butch Trucks killed himself Tuesday night — in front of his wife.

The paper obtained the police report in which an unidentified woman, described as “hysterical” and believed to be Trucks’ wife Melinda, dialed 911 at 6:02 pm ET and said her “husband just shot himself” in the head with a pistol.  53 more words


Butch Trucks, Allman Brothers Band Drummer, Dies at 69

Butch Trucks, one of the founding members of The Allman Brothers Band, was found dead in West Palm Beach, Fla. on Tuesday night. He was 69. 327 more words


Update On The Death Of Allman Bros. Drummer Butch Trucks

Butch Trucks, an original member of The Allman Brothers Band whose steady backbeat propelled the band’s jamming, is dead at age 69.

His cause of death hasn’t been revealed, but his family has issued a statement that says, “Butch Trucks, a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, tragically died the night of January 24th in West Palm Beach, Florida. 380 more words