Skydog: The Duane Allman Story

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 309 pages
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(Book). The definitive biography of one of the most revered guitarists of his generation. Duane Allman brought white-hot intensity to his life, onstage, in the studio, and beyond. Skydog reveals the complete story of Duane Allman, from his early struggles and his session days, to the formation of the Allman Brothers Band and his tragic early death at age 24. Skydog also includes a comprehensive discography, a meticulously researched roundup of his studio and stage instruments, and a look at the continuing lives and careers of Allman's friends and bandmates.
 

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Duane Allman was the force behind the Allman Brothers Band from the group's inception in the late 1960s until Duane's death at 24 in a motorcycle accident in 1971. In this first full-scale biography ... Read full review

Contents

Where It All Begins
A Guitar a Motorcycle Part 1
4
The Escorts
14
The Allman Joys
22
Like Sands Through the Hour Glass
34
Power of Love
46
The Epiphany
52
The Hour Glass in Muscle Shoals
56
The Fillmores Part 2
168
Mann Allman
188
The Final Tour
194
A Guitar a Motorcycle Part 2
202
Eat a Peach
212
The Allman Brothers Band AD
218
Decline Fall Resurrection
230
Still Peakin at the Beacon
248

How Blue Can You Get?
60
The Road to Fame
72
The Solo Album
86
Two Days in March
98
The Calling of the Brotherhood
106
The Allman Brothers Band
120
The Fillmores Part 1
130
Idlewild South
134
Duane Eric Layla
152
Acknowledgments
254
Farther on Up the Road
258
Duane AllmanA Discography
264
The Guitars of Duane Allman
276
References
290
About the Author
296
Picture Credits
298
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About the author (2006)

Randy Poe is the president of a music publishing, company, whose copyrights include such hits as ''Jailhouse Rock, '' ''Love Potion No.9, '' ''Stand By Me'' and more.

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