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Capricorn Records' Phil Walden (1976)

Interview by Cliff White, Rock's Backpages audio, 1976

The Capricorn boss talks about his disillusion with soul music after management client Otis Redding's death; his move into white rock with the Allman Brothers Band; the attention brought to southern music as a result; the current state of the Allman Brothers Band; brother Gregg's problems; the Atlanta Rhythm Section; dropping Travis Wammack; Dobie Gray... and Bonnie Bramlett's new album Lady's Choice.

File format: mp3; file size: 25.6mb, interview length: 26' 38" sound quality: **½

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Southern Rock: Under The Sign Of Capricorn

Report and Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 2 February 1974

DOWN ON COTTON Avenue in Macon, Georgia, lie the offices of Capricorn Records, slotted between a funeral parlour and a beauty salon that's anything but ...

Marshall Tucker Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd: Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 23 May 1974

THE MARSHALL Tucker Band has in a relatively short time picked up a large enough following to achieve headline status, but its Santa Monica Civic ...

The Marshall Tucker Band: A New Life

Review by Gene Sculatti, Fusion, June 1974

I used to have a band like this one once. Yeah. Five guys trying to work into that storm 'n' lull Grateful Dead groove. Organ, ...

Lynyrd Skynyrd: Lynyrd Skynyrd/Wet Willie: Drippin' Wet/The Marshall Tucker Band: The Marshall Tucker Band

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 6 July 1974

EVER SINCE the Allman Brothers came howling out of Macon, Gorgia, and Texas graciously gave Johnny Winter and Janis Joplin to the world, Southern rock ...

Marshall Tucker Band escapes Allman Brothers' turf to get Where We All Belong

Interview by Dan Nooger, Circus Raves, January 1975

IT WAS six o'clock on a heat-dripping Monday morning and the hundreds of youthful boogieoids gathered in front of Spartanburg's largest record store were ready ...

The South Gon' Rise Again

Overview by Roy Carr, New Musical Express, 18 January 1975

"Oh yeah, who says?" asks a sceptical ROY CARR who, after swigging hard on the Confederacy's brew of Redneck Rebel Rock, remains stubbornly unintoxicated. ...

Marshall Tucker Band: Where We All Belong (Capricorn)

Review by Gene Sculatti, Creem, April 1975

DID RANDY NEWMAN have the mystic Tucks in mind when he went and dedicated that album to Good Old Boys? Maybe so. ...

Toy Caldwell Of The Marshall Tucker Band: Fastest Thumb Since Wes Montgomery

Interview by Steven Rosen, Guitar Player, May 1976

THE MOST distinctive advance in American rock guitar of the last decade has been the so-called "southern" approach. Large groups of extremely talented pickers have ...

The Marshall Tucker Band: Long Hard Ride (Capricorn)

Review by Richard Riegel, Creem, September 1976

IT COULD BE that the emerging stylistic identities of the various Southern rock bands derive as much from their differing geographic origins as from the ...

The Marshall Tucker Band, Grinderswitch, Bonnie Bramlett: Southern Boys, Booze And Boogie

Report by Pete Makowski, Sounds, 27 November 1976

Krautland krumbles to the beat of Macon Georgia. Pete Makowski checks out the Marshall Tucker Band and friends in Hamburg. Bourbon by Jim Bean — peanuts by Jimmy ...

Marshall Tucker Band, Bonnie Bramlett, Grinderswitch: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 4 December 1976

MARSHALL TUCKER and co. had a hot time in the old town last Saturday night. They blazed the trail west with some fierce ten gallon ...

Marshall Tucker Band, Grinderswitch, Bonnie Bramlett: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 4 December 1976

YIHAAHS RANG in the ears when the cowpokes came to town on Saturday night. Huge beefy men burst out of their jeans and hammered away ...

The Marshall Tucker Band: Carolina Dreams

Review by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, 14 May 1977

I THINK the late great Duane Allman might turn in his grave if he heard this record. ...

Marshall Tucker Band: Madison Square Garden, New York NY

Live Review by John Swenson, Rolling Stone, 23 January 1979

Marshall Tucker plays Dead ...

Tucker Band Keeps Southern Rock Alive

Profile and Interview by Geoffrey Himes, Baltimore Sun, 27 June 1982

SPARTANBURG IS a mill town of 50,000 nestled in the hills of western South Carolina. All six members of the Marshall Tucker Band grew up ...


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