De naam Duane Allman behoeft voor de bluesliefhebber geen nadere introductie. Hij werd slechts 24 jaar. Maar in zijn korte leven heeft Duane Allman ons heel veel prachtige muziek nagelaten. Afgelopen maand verscheen er een box set met 14 lp’s op 180-gram vinyl, getiteld 'Skydog – The Duane Allman Retrospective 2016', een box set met 129 tracks, in een gelimiteerde oplage van 1000 exemplaren. De box is een heruitgave van de box set van 9 cd’s die in 2013 verscheen. Deze vinyl box is een schitterende staalkaart van het fenomeen Duane Allman. Box set van het jaar!
Rounder Records' 2013 deluxe collection, Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective, was a critical and commercial success. Now, Rounder will offer a limited-edition vinyl version of the retrospective. Each of the 1,000 individually-numbered copies will include all of the music from the CD editions--129 tracks in total--covered on 14, 180-gram vinyl LPs. Rounding out the box is a 56-page booklet that includes rare photos, plus essays by journalist Scott Schinder and Duane's daughter, Galadrielle Allman, who compiled the collection alongside esteemed reissue producer Bill Levenson. New to this edition are several previously unpublished photos of the artist, which will be featured on each LP sleeve.
Duane Allman's Posthumous Career Retrospective 'An Anthology' To Be Reissued On Vinyl On October 28 Via Mercury/UMe. Double LP includes 19 cuts from guitar icon's brief, but powerful career with session work for fellow legends and historic moments with The Allman Brothers Band, Eric Clapton
Duane Allman, the lead guitarist and driving force behind Southern Rock pioneers The Allman Brothers Band, lived a tragically short life, but during his brief career he changed music forever. With contributions from an illustrious and highly knowledgeable cast of friends, insiders and experts, plus rare footage and exclusive interviews, this film looks at Duane's life, work and musical output.
When the seven-CD Duane Allman retrospective Skydog was issued in March this year, 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!
This fabulously packaged collectors' box includes nearly every track that featured Duane Allman's guitar that was originally released on the Capricorn Allman Brothers albums, several tracks by The Allman Joys, cross licensed from Capitol, many tracks that Duane played on for other artists, previously only compiled on hard-to-get anthologies, and over four previously unreleased bonus jams with contributions by Duane that have rarely been heard outside of collector circles...