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AUDIO: The Allman Brothers Band's Butch Trucks (2002)

Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages audio, 27 May 2002

The white half of the Allman's drum duo looks back at the formation of the band, including the recruitment of a tricky Gregg Allman; the marvellous two years that followed; the deaths, succesively, of Duane Allman and Berry Oakley; the crumbling of the band between '73 and '76, and its recent revival of fortunes following the departure of Dickey Betts.


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