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When the seven-CD Duane Allman retrospective Skydog was issued in March this year (see detailed publication), the limited edition 10,000 run sold out almost before the release date, leading to high prices (Euro 250+) being charged for new or nearly new copies.

Fans who missed out will be pleased to hear that the box set is being re-released in November 2013!

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Duane Allman’s acclaimed box set, Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective, was a critical and commercial success. Now, on November 5, 2013, Rounder Records will release an encore edition, with all the music and the original booklet in an elegant new presentation.

Duane Allman was one of the defining musicians of the rock era, rated second only to Jimi Hendrix in Rolling Stone’s list of 100 greatest guitarists. A founding member, with his brother Gregg, of the Allman Brothers Band, Duane was also active as a session musician, and as a member of the all-star Derek & the Dominos.

Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective (released on March 19, 2013) received nothing but the highest praise from the press and music communities, which heralded the collection as a must-have for all rock music lovers. RollingStone.com raved, “Highly recommended, and hopefully to be on the receiving end of a few awards next time the Grammys roll around.” Uncut proclaimed, “To say the resulting seven-disc box set — with 129 tracks, 33 of them either previously unreleased or unissued on CD — has been worth the wait would be a gross understatement. Skydog is an addictive, endlessly captivating aural history of a towering figure in rock history, with each disc forming a distinct chapter in the sprawling narrative.”

The initial limited-edition run of 10,000 numbered copies completely sold out to loyal fans in a matter of weeks (the package included a gold velour-lined box that represented a guitar case, a replica of Duane’s guitar pick, a “Skydog” sticker, and vellum disc sleeves). Now, in response to overwhelming demand, the Duane Allman fan will have access to the most important ingredient of the collection — the full breadth and depth of his music and work, offered in a slimmed-down package at a lower price.

The seven-CD set, produced by Duane’s daughter Galadrielle Allman and esteemed reissue producer Bill Levenson, ranges from his early recordings (with Gregg) in bands such as The Escorts, The Allman Joys, and Hour Glass; to his studio work with Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Boz Scaggs, Delaney & Bonnie, and many others; to a live jam session with the Grateful Dead. The set includes performances available only in this collection, many classic Allman Brothers songs, and a collector’s cache of rare singles. Also in the encore edition are the original 72-page book with essays by Scott Schinder and Galadrielle Allman, and many rare Duane Allman photographs.

Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective track listing:

DISC 1

1 THE ESCORTS – TURN ON YOUR LOVE LIGHT 2:33
2 THE ESCORTS – NO NAME INSTRUMENTAL 3:13
3 THE ESCORTS – WHAT’D I SAY 4:04
4 THE ALLMAN JOYS – SPOONFUL 2:27
5 THE ALLMAN JOYS – GOTTA GET AWAY 2:38
6 THE ALLMAN JOYS – SHAPES OF THINGS 2.47
7 THE ALLMAN JOYS – CROSSROADS 3.32
8 THE ALLMAN JOYS – MISTER, YOU’RE A BETTER MAN THAN I 4:45
9 THE ALLMAN JOYS – LOST WOMAN 5:23
10 THE HOUR GLASS – CAST OFF ALL MY FEARS 3.31
11 THE HOUR GLASS – I’VE BEEN TRYING 2:39
12 THE HOUR GLASS – NOTHING BUT TEARS 2:29
13 THE HOUR GLASS – POWER OF LOVE 2:51
14 THE HOUR GLASS – DOWN IN TEXAS 3:08
15 THE HOUR GLASS – NORWEGIAN WOOD (THIS BIRD HAS FLOWN) 3:01
16 THE HOUR GLASS – B.B. KING MEDLEY 7:07
a) SWEET LITTLE ANGEL
b) IT’S MY OWN FAULT
c) HOW BLUE CAN YOU GET?
17 THE HOUR GLASS – BEEN GONE TOO LONG 3:03
18 THE HOUR GLASS – AIN’T NO GOOD TO CRY 3:08
19 31ST OF FEBRUARY – MORNING DEW 3.46
20 31ST OF FEBRUARY – MELISSA 3.12
21 THE BLEUS – MILK AND HONEY 2:34
22 THE BLEUS – LEAVIN’ LISA 2:43
23 THE BLEUS – JULIANNA’S GONE 2:59

DISC 2

1. CLARENCE CARTER – THE ROAD OF LOVE 2:54
2 CLARENCE CARTER – LIGHT MY FIRE 2:49
3 WILSON PICKETT – HEY JUDE 4:06
4 WILSON PICKETT – TOE HOLD 2:49
5 WILSON PICKETT – MY OWN STYLE OF LOVING 2:41
6 WILSON PICKETT – BORN TO BE WILD 2:45
7 LAURA LEE – IT’S HOW YOU MAKE IT GOOD 2:32
8 LAURA LEE – IT AIN’T WHAT YOU DO (BUT HOW YOU DO IT) 2:05
9 SPENCER WIGGINS – I NEVER LOVED A WOMAN (THE WAY I LOVE YOU) 3:01
10 ARTHUR CONLEY – OB-LA-DI, OB-LA-DA 3:00
11 ARTHUR CONLEY – STUFF YOU GOTTA WATCH 2:15
12 ARTHUR CONLEY – SPEAK HER NAME 2:39
13 ARTHUR CONLEY – THAT CAN’T BE MY BABY 2:22
14 WILLIE WALKER – A LUCKY LOSER 2:20
15 THE LOVELLES – I’M COMING TODAY 2:59
16 THE LOVELLES – PRETENDING DEAR 2:38
17 ARETHA FRANKLIN – THE WEIGHT 2:53
18 ARETHA FRANKLIN – IT AIN’T FAIR 3:22
19 SOUL SURVIVORS – DARKNESS 2.56
20 SOUL SURVIVORS – TELL DADDY 2.30
21 SOUL SURVIVORS – GOT DOWN ON SATURDAY 3.10
22 KING CURTIS – HEY JOE 2:56
23 KING CURTIS – FOOT PATTIN’ 4:49
24 KING CURTIS – GAMES PEOPLE PLAY 2:46
25 KING CURTIS – THE WEIGHT 2:47
26 THE SWEET INSPIRATIONS – GET A LITTLE ORDER 2:06

DISC 3

1 THE BARRY GOLDBERG BLUES BAND – TWICE A MAN 4:26
2 DUANE ALLMAN – GOIN’ DOWN SLOW 8:44
3 DUANE ALLMAN – NO MONEY DOWN 3:25
4 DUANE ALLMAN – HAPPILY MARRIED MAN 2:40
5 OTIS RUSH – ME 2:55
6 OTIS RUSH – REAP WHAT YOU SOW 4:53
7 OTIS RUSH – IT TAKES TIME 3:25
8 THE DUCK & THE BEAR – GOING UP THE COUNTRY 2:34
9 THE DUCK & THE BEAR – HAND JIVE 2:41
10 BOZ SCAGGS – FINDING HER 4:10
11 BOZ SCAGGS – LOOK WHAT I GOT 4:13
12 BOZ SCAGGS – WAITING FOR A TRAIN 2:41
13 BOZ SCAGGS – LOAN ME A DIME 13:01
14 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – DON’T WANT YOU NO MORE 2:26
15 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – IT’S NOT MY CROSS TO BEAR 5:01
16 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – BLACK HEARTED WOMAN 5:07
17 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – TROUBLE NO MORE 3:45

DISC 4

1 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – EVERY HUNGRY WOMAN 4:13
2 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – DREAMS 7:16
3 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – WHIPPING POST 5:16
4 RONNIE HAWKINS – ONE MORE NIGHT 2:22
5 RONNIE HAWKINS – WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN 2:50
6 RONNIE HAWKINS – MATCHBOX 3:05
7 RONNIE HAWKINS – DOWN IN THE ALLEY 5:08
8 RONNIE HAWKINS – WHO DO YOU LOVE 2:13
9 LULU – MARLEY PURT DRIVE 3:21
10 LULU – DIRTY OLD MAN 2:20
11 LULU – MR. BOJANGLES 3:08
12 LULU – SWEEP AROUND YOUR OWN BACK DOOR 2:40
13 JOHNNY JENKINS – I WALK ON GILDED SPLINTERS 5:16
14 JOHNNY JENKINS – ROLLIN’ STONE 4:56
15 JOHNNY JENKINS – DOWN ALONG THE COVE 3:02
16 JOHNNY JENKINS – VOODOO IN YOU 4:50
17 JOHN HAMMOND – SHAKE FOR ME 2:42
18 JOHN HAMMOND – CRYIN’ FOR MY BABY 2:39
19 JOHN HAMMOND – I’M LEAVIN’ YOU 3:20
20 JOHN HAMMOND – YOU’LL BE MINE 2:42
21 DORIS DUKE – GHOST OF MYSELF 3:06

DISC 5

1 ERIC QUINCY TATE – COMIN’ DOWN (DEMO VERSION) 2:52
2 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – HOOCHIE COOCHIE MAN (LIVE) 5:00
3 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – MIDNIGHT RIDER 2:58
4 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – DIMPLES (LIVE) 5:01
5 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – I’M GONNA MOVE TO THE OUTSKIRTS OF TOWN (LIVE) 9:21
6 DELANEY & BONNIE & FRIENDS – SOUL SHAKE 3:06
7 LAURA NYRO – BEADS OF SWEAT 4:47
8 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – DON’T KEEP ME WONDERING 3:28
9 DELANEY & BONNIE & FRIENDS – LIVING ON THE OPEN ROAD 3:03
10 ELLA BROWN – A WOMAN LEFT LONELY 3:23
11 ELLA BROWN – TOUCH ME 3:15
12 BOBBY LANCE – MORE THAN ENOUGH RAIN 5.51
13 DEREK & THE DOMINOS – I AM YOURS 3:34
14 DEREK & THE DOMINOS – WHY DOES LOVE GOT TO BE SO SAD? 4:41
15 DEREK & THE DOMINOS – HAVE YOU EVER LOVED A WOMAN 6:52
16 DEREK & THE DOMINOS – LAYLA 7:03
17 ERIC CLAPTON & DUANE ALLMAN – MEAN OLD WORLD 3:48

DISC 6

1 SAM SAMUDIO – ME AND BOBBY McGEE 3:31
2 SAM SAMUDIO – RELATIVITY 3:14
3 SAM SAMUDIO – GOIN’ UPSTAIRS 5:08
4 RONNIE HAWKINS – DON’T TELL ME YOUR TROUBLES 2:13
5 RONNIE HAWKINS – SICK AND TIRED 2:45
6 RONNIE HAWKINS – ODESSA 3:19
7 DELANEY & BONNIE & FRIENDS – GIFT OF LOVE 2:09
8 DELANEY & BONNIE & FRIENDS – SING MY WAY HOME 4:02
9 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – STATESBORO BLUES (LIVE) 4:17
10 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – IN MEMORY OF ELIZABETH REED (LIVE) 13:04
11 GRATEFUL DEAD – SUGAR MAGNOLIA 7:20
12 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – ONE WAY OUT (LIVE) 4:57
13 HERBIE MANN – PUSH PUSH 10:03
14 HERBIE MANN – SPIRIT IN THE DARK 7:59
15 HERBIE MANN – WHAT’D I SAY 4:57

DISC 7

1 DELANEY & BONNIE & FRIENDS – COME ON IN MY KITCHEN (LIVE) 3:39
2 DELANEY & BONNIE & FRIENDS – GOING DOWN THE ROAD FEELING BAD (LIVE) 4:02
3 DELANEY & BONNIE & FRIENDS – POOR ELIJAH / TRIBUTE TO JOHNSON (MEDLEY) (LIVE) 7:46
4 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – YOU DON’T LOVE ME / SOUL SERENADE (LIVE) 19:25
5 COWBOY – PLEASE BE WITH ME 3:41
6 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – STAND BACK 3:24
7 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – BLUE SKY 5:09
8 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – BLUE SKY (LIVE) 11:14
9 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – DREAMS (LIVE) 17:49
10 THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – LITTLE MARTHA 2:07