The Allman Brothers Band
drill way down into their archives for two double-live albums, being released on the band's own label on CD and MP3 on February 12, 2013.
The ABB performance captured on Macon City Auditorium 2/11/72
came just four months after the death (in Macon, in a motorcyle accident) of Duane Allman
, co-founder of the band and standout guitarist. Nassau Coliseum, New York 5/1/73
followed on the heels of the death of bassist Berry Oakley
, who died in a motorcycle accident in November 1972 in Macon, just a few blocks from the scene of Allman's fatal crash a year earlier.
On February 19, 2013 the double live album, Fillmore East
, released in 1971, is being reissued on LP vinyl. Watch a live 1970 performance of "Whipping Post" showcasing Duane Allman on guitar