RONNIE HAWKINS:
Ronnie Hawkins

Original release:
LP: Cotillion SD 9019 (1970)

Other releases:
LP: Hawk (Canada) SD 9019 (1970)
LP: Atlantic (UK) 2400-009 (1970)


CD: Wounded Bird Records WOU 9019 (2011)

  1. One More Night
  2. Bitter Green
  3. I May Never Get To Heaven
  4. Will The Circle Be Unbroken
  5. Matchbox
  6. Little Bird
  7. One Too Many Mornings
  8. Forty Days
  9. Down In The Alley
10. Who Do You Love
11. Home From The Forest


According to Jimmy Johnson, in the 1960's studio guitarist and sound engineer for Rick Hall's FAME Studio in Muscle Shoals, AL. and in 1969 co-founder of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section and Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, Duane Allman plays on:

track 1:   Duane plays dobro
track 2:   Duane plays acoustic guitar
track 3:   Duane plays electric guitar
track 4:   Duane plays electric guitar
track 5:   Duane plays slide
track 6:   Duane plays acoustic guitar
track 9:   Duane plays double tracked slide guitar
track 10: Duane plays slide guitar
track 11: Duane plays acoustic guitar

According to Stuart Winkles' article 'Duane Allman - Skydog's Sessions '68 - '71' (published in 'Goldmine' magazine, vol. 12 no. 8, issue 149, April 11, 1986) Duane Allman sings background vocals on track 8.


45 rpm single releases:
Matchbox / Little Bird (Hawk (Canada) IT 301, 1970). Duane Allman plays on both tracks.

Down In The Alley / Home From The Forest (Hawk (Canada) IT 302, 1970). Duane Allman plays on both tracks.

Down In The Alley / Matchbox (Cotillion 44060, January 1970). Duane Allman plays on both tracks.


Down In The Alley (one-sided single) (Cotillion 45-44060, 1970). Duane Allman plays on this track.
The stereo LP version is 5:10 minutes, but this edited mono single version is only 2:59 minutes:

Down In The Alley / Matchbox (Atlantic (UK) 584320, 1970. Duane Allman plays on both tracks.


The Short Rap (John Lennon) / Down In The Alley / The Long Rap (John Lennon) (Cotillion PR 104/5, promo record). Duane Allman plays on 'Down In The Alley".
After visiting Ronnie Hawkins in Canada in December 1969 John Lennon recorded these two radio spots to promote 'Down In The Alley'.
The Short Rap:

The Long Rap:

Bitter Green / Forty Days (Hawk (Canada) IT 305, 1970. Duane Allman plays on both tracks.

Bitter Green / Forty Days (Cotillion 44067, 1970). Duane Allman plays on both tracks.

Bitter Green / Forty Days (Atlantic (UK) 2091-007, 1970. Duane Allman plays on both tracks.

Little Bird / One More Night (Cotillion 44076, 1971). Duane Allman plays on both tracks.

Forty Days / Matchbox (Atlantic BE 650206, France, distribution: Barclay, 19??). Duane Allman plays on both tracks.