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When Dave "Frankie" Toler Replaced Jaimo

SKF NOTE: The late drummer Dave “Frankie” Toler replaced Jaimo (1981-82) in the Allman Brothers Band. This is a publicity shot of that makeup of the band.


What's on YOUR bookshelf?

In one way or another, I’m constantly asking musicians and artists about their artistic influences when I’m doing interviews — but it’s unusual for someone to ask that of me. 187 more words

Gregg Allman - Low Country Blues

Gregg Allman is a sort of Hamlet of Blues-Rock, that much is certain; and no stranger when it comes to tragedy. His father was murdered when he was aged only two; his brother Duane perished as a result of a motorcycle accident in 1971, at the tender age of twenty-four; while his band’s bassist Berry Oakley died just one year later (on the very same road as Duane spookily enough). 639 more words

Duane Allman

Music-versary: Duane Allman died in a motorcycle accident on Oct. 29, 1971

Duane Allman may have only lived 24 years, but in that time he was able to build a legend that few could manage if given a hundred years. 353 more words


Scott K Fish Interview: Jaimo and Butch Trucks

SKF NOTE: I don’t need to add much explanation to this first interview with Butch Trucks and Jaimo. Bill Grillo was a friend, a drummer, and a big fan of Butch and Jaimo. 73 more words

Scott K Fish

Top 21 of 1973 - #15

#15 – The Allman Brothers Band – “Jessica” – (1973)

This is one of the greatest rock instrumentals of all time. Written by guitarist Dickey Betts, this is a classic rock staple. 22 more words