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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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Wet Willie: Wet Willie

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 14 October 1971

WET WILLIE is young five-man group originally from Mobile, Alabama, that's been touring with the Allman Brothers Band lately, and winning a bunch of new ...

Fanny, Wet Willie: Whisky a Go Go, Los Angeles, CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 23 October 1971

Fanny Rock Group in Engagement at Whisky ...

Jeff Beck, Flash Cadillac, Wet Willie: Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach CA

Live Review by John Mendelssohn, Los Angeles Times, 1 November 1971

New Jeff Beck Group in Long Beach Concert ...

Allman Brothers, Edgar Winter Group, Mahavishnu Orchestra et al : Rock & Roll Nine, Hollywood FLA

Live Review by Jim Esposito, Rock, 26 February 1973

ALMOST EVERYTHING about Rock & Roll Nine was good in some ways and bad in others. Celebrated on an isolated raceway in the swampy boondocks ...

Allman Brothers, Wet Willie: Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio

Live Review by Richard Riegel, Phonograph Record, March 1973

DON'T KNOW how it is up in those choice stageside seats you pro critics reputedly get your asses greased with, but auditing a rock concert ...

Beck, Bogert & Appice: Felt Forum; Bonnie Raitt, Little Feat: Max's Kansas City; Andy Bown: Max's Kansas City; the Brats: 54 Bleecker Street, NYC NY

Live Review by Dan Nooger, The Village Voice, 19 April 1973


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 ...

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 ...

Wet Willie: Keep On Smilin'

Review by Jim Esposito, Creem, September 1974

THE ONLY THING missing from Keep On Smilin' is one of Capricorn's "Support Southern Music" buttons on the jacket of that blind old black beggar ...

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. ...

Wet Willie: Kiel Center, St Louis

Live Review by Paul Yamada, Concert News, July 1984

DURING THE 60's, there was a huge flood of "local colour" bands, which had national hits, one national album, and then, disappeared from the face ...


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