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Allman Brothers Band, The / Live From A & R Studios, New York, August 26, 1971
Album:Live From A & R Studios, New York, August 26, 1971 Collection:General
Artist:Allman Brothers Band, The Added:03/2018
Label:Ampex Records 

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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-03-28 
Reviewed: 2018-03-28
Genre: General
FCCs: none
Review: Smoking set from the original line-up! This disc made the rounds as a bootleg for years and was recently released commercially. The recording is stellar. Interestingly, Gregg plays piano instead of organ on 4 & 5
If You Like: no one compares to this band, but ifyou kike Lynard Skynard, Elvin Bishop, Derek & the Dominoes, or Butterfield Blues Band, you’ll love this.
Track Review (favorites denoted by*):
*1/ Statesboro Blues (4:30) – spoken intro> guitar starts> loping midtempo blues romp> twin guitarists trade solos> crescendo end
*2/ Trouble No More> spoken count down> uptempo strutting take on Muddy Waters gem> guitarists whip out some tasty solos> crescendo end
3/ Don’t Keep Me Wondering (3:39) – long slide note starts> funky midtempo song> long slow fade
*4/ Done Somebody Wrong (3:44) – spoken intro> guitar starts> hesitating midtempo jam & song on Elmore James> piano/guitar vamp> song> full tilt boogie jam> song> slide solo> crescendo end
*5/ One Way Out (4:48) – guitar starts> uptempo jam & song on Elmore James> blistering dual guitar solo> song> crescendo end
*6/ In Memory of Elizabeth Reed (11:23) – guitars start slow with Spanish vibe and slowly build to uptempo instrumental jam> guitar solo> organ solo> gorgeous slide solo swings into sizzling twin guitar duet> all band jam> quick stop
*7/ Stormy Monday (8:48) – guitar starts> slow blues song on T Bone Walker classic> beautiful slow slide solo slowly builds to midtempo> organ tempo swings uptempo> guitar solo slides back to midtempo & romps> song rings out in volume & conviction> crescendo end
8/ You Don’t Love Me/Soul Serenade (19:32) – long spoken intro> guitar starts> uptempo jam & song> sizzling guitar duet> guitarist trade solos> organ solo> song> stunning slide solo slows to slow tempo then leads into a tribute to King Curtis’ Soul Serenade> midtempo full band jam> raucous slow guitar solo swings into uptempo jam> guitarists trade solos> midtempo jam slides into rocking uptempo full tilt boogie> crescendo end
9/ Hot ‘Lanta (6:46) – spoken word intro> organ starts> uptempo instrumental jam> blistering dual guitar attack> guitarists trade soaring solos> uptempo jam> percussion/drums duet> uptempo jam> slow fade



Track Listing
1.Statesboro Blues 5.One Way Out
2.Trouble No More 6.In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed
3.Please Don't Keep Me Wondering 7.Stormy Monday
4.Done Somebody Wrong 8.You Don't Love Me/Soul Serenade
 9.Hot ' Llanta