Reviewed in the United States on September 14, 2019. Membership has its privileges. Second, the live versions of these songs are a work in progress. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Although the arrangements differ, they are similar. The performances are what most of us would expect from The Allman Brothers in their prime but are likely not going to replace "Live At Fillmore East" in the hearts, mind and ears of the faithful such as myself. Extended excursions reveal the evolution of the material and that I love. I suspect that this would not have been released if Gregg Allman were still alive. And Gregg Allman's vocals during this period always seemed so lived-in and slightly weary--perfect for the band. Of all the many live recordings with the famous lineup, they all pretty much feature the same 6 to 8 songs that were played, over and over again. Disc 3: 1/31/1971 Part I - Statesboro Blues; Trouble No More; Don’t Keep Me Wonderin’; In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed; Midnight Rider; Hoochie Coochie Man; Dreams; You Don’t Love Me. It seems to have been hastily released, without much effort to correct flaws, and unlike Fillmore East, no effort to use the best songs from three sets, because apparently, they could make more money releasing this as a 4 CD album. First the recording quality is poor, and apparently not much effort was made to improve the quality either in mixing or mastering. With all of my whining about feeling slightly ripped off aside, I'll recommend this release wholeheartedly to anyone on the prowl for hard to find live ABB material. Whipping Post, Added: July 29th 2019Reviewer: Pete PardoScore: Related Link: Band Facebook PageHits: 946Language: english[ Printer Friendly Page ][ Send to a Friend ], For information regarding where to send CD promos and advertising, please see our. You can hear the band perfecting the arrangements that later appeared on At Fillmore East. Few fans know that when the Allman Brothers Band recorded At Fillmore East— considered by many to be the greatest live rock album ever released—during the weekend of March 12-13, 1971, they were not the headlining band. Disc 1, 1/29/1971
I was lucky enough to see/hear the band several times (with Duane Allman) and they were truly one of the best bands of that era. We recommend moving this block and the preceding CSS link to the HEAD of your HTML file. Disc 2: 1/30/1971Statesboro Blues; Trouble No More; Don’t Keep Me Wonderin’; In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed; Stormy Monday; You Don’t Love Me; Whipping Post.