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Come To Florida Jam!

An exciting show is coming up in ten days at the Sunset Cove Amphitheater in Boca Raton, Florida (all my New England readers should come down for it) and it’s called the… 324 more words

That time Dickey Betts told me that he liked the Allman Brothers' opening act, Blues Traveler, "a whole lot"

By Steve Newton

If you’ve been checking out Ear of Newt much in the last couple years, you likely noticed that I really enjoy posting audio excerpts from my four interviews with Dickey Betts. 112 more words

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Fake News and Alternative Facts

Being a periodic brain dump of miscellaneous stuff that doesnt seem to quite fit anywhere else. 

►Earlier this month, a guy named Rick Hall died at the age of 85. 574 more words


That time I asked Dickey Betts why the Allmans weren't playing "Ramblin' Man" live in '92

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By Steve Newton

As I’ve said before on my other posts about Dickey Betts, I just like hearing the dude’s voice.

If you do too, here’s another audio excerpt from my interview with the guitar legend from July of 1992, which–for those who struggle with the math–was over a quarter-century ago. 100 more words

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