Skydog: The Duane Allman Story

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Backbeat Books, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 316 pages
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The true story of legendary guitarist Duane Allman: his childhood and musical awakening; his struggling first bands; his hard-won mastery of the slide guitar; his emergence as an A-list studio musician; his creation of the Allman Brothers Band; his tragic death at age 24, and his thriving musical legacy. Author Randy Poe taps the people who knew Duane best--along the way chronicling the tumultuous era that shaped Allman and his music, and that he in turn transformed. Includes a comprehensive discography of Duane Allman's work with his own bands and on other artists' recordings, a meticulously researched roundup of his studio and stage instruments, and a look at the continuing lives and careers of Allman's friends and band mates.--From publisher description.

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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

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