DUANE ALLMAN

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DUANE ALLMAN
b. Howard Duane Allman
November 20, 1946
Nashville, TN
d. October 29, 1971
Macon, GA

 

GREGG ALLMAN
b. Gregory Lenoir Allman
December 8,  1947
Nashville, TN



 
BERRY OAKLEY
b. Raymond Berry Oakley III
April 4, 1948
Chicago, IL
d. November 11, 1972
Macon, GA

 

DICKEY BETTS
b. Forrest Richard Betts
December 12, 1943
West Palm Beach, FL



 

BUTCH TRUCKS
b. Claude Hudson Trucks, Jr.
May 11, 1947
Jacksonville, FL



 

JAIMOE
b. Johnny Lee Johnson
July 8, 1944
Ocean Springs, MS



 

THE UNIQUES
(1961)
 (MORE INFO)

Duane Allman - Lead Guitar, Vocals
Gregg Allman - Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Sonny Fussell - Rhythm Guitar, Backup Vocals
???  - Drums
Sometimes with:
Ted Petrucciani - Piano, Vocals

 

WORLD OF MIRTH
(around 1960-1961)

Dickey Betts - Guitar
(World Of Mirth was a
carnival show that
traveled up the East Coast
on the state-fair circuit.
Dickey Betts played in a
band that performed in a
part of the show
called 'Teen Beat')

   

Y TEENS
(1961)

Duane Allman - Guitar, Vocals
Gregg Allman - Rhythm Guitar
??? - Bass
??? - Drums

 

THE IMPOSSIBLES
(around 1962)

Dickey Betts - Guitar
???
???
???

   

THE SHUFFLERS
(1963)

Duane Allman - Guitar, Vocals
Gregg Allman -Guitar
??? - Bass
??? - Drums

 

THE JOKERS (1)
(1962-1965)

Dickey Betts - Guitar, Vocals
Tom Kiefaber - Bass, Vocals
Bobby Johns - Drums
Harold Miracle - Guitar, Vocals

   

THE MISFITS
(1963)

Duane Allman - Guitar, Vocals
Gregg Allman -Guitar
??? - Bass
??? - Drums
(This band was formed during their stay
at Castle Heights Military Academy
in Lebanon, TN)

       

LINDSEY MORRIS TRIO / LINDSEY MORRIS BAND
(1963)

Lindsey 'Daps' Morris - Vocals, Keyboards
Charles Atkins - Vocals, Piano
Floyd Miles - Drums, Vocals
Ralph 'Bassy' Sullivan - Bass
Duane Allman - Guitar
Gregg Allman - Guitar
Jim Shepley -Guitar

       

THE HOUSE ROCKERS / THE UNTILS
(1963-1964)

THE HOUSE ROCKERS:
various line-ups with:
Bob Greenlee - Guitar, Saxophone
Eddie Hartje - Piano
Rick 'Stick' Spencer - Drums
Jim Shepley - Guitar

Van Harrison - Bass
Charles Atkins - Vocals
Abe Alexander - Piano
Lindsey 'Daps' Morris - Piano
Board ??? - Bass
Duane Allman - Guitar
Gregg Allman - Guitar, Vocals

THE UNTILS:
Elmore Lampkin - Vocals
Cecil Lampkin - Vocals
Floyd Miles - Vocals
Tootie - Vocals

       
         
 

5 MEN-ITS (1)
(Summer 1964 - Summer 1965)

Charlie Campbell - Sax
Johnny Sandlin - Drums
Paul Hornsby - Guitar
Paul Ballenger - Keyboards, Vocals
Fred Styles - Bass

       
 

THE ESCORTS
(1964-1965)

Duane Allman - Guitar, Vocals
Gregg Allman - Rhythm Guitar, Vocals, Organ
Van Harrison - Bass, Vocals
Maynard Portwood - Drums

THE VIBRATONES
(19??)

Berry Oakley - Guitar
Bob Guziejka - Guitar, Vocals
Ron Sadus - Drums
Jerry Kokas - Bass

     

SWEET WILLIAM & THE STEREOS
(September 1964-Winter 1965)
 (MORE INFO)

Bill 'Sweet William' Sauls - Vocals
Duane Allman - Guitar
John Walden - Guitar
Johnny Ford - Organ
Dave King - Sax
Roger Capps - Bass
Bill Hileman - Drums

GREGG ALLMAN's
first band
(end of 1964 -
beginning of 1965)

Gregg Allman - Guitar, Vocals
Jim Matherley - Guitar
Robert Young - Guitar
John 'Johnny Red' Statum - Guitar
???
???

THE SHAYNES
(19??)

Berry Oakley - Guitar
Bob Guziejka - Guitar, Vocals
Ron Sadus - Drums
Jerry Kokas - Bass

 

THE VIKINGS
(around 1964)

Single:

with a.o.
Butch Trucks - Drums

GEORGE WOODS AND THE SOUNDS OF SOUL
(1964)

Jaimoe - Drums
Lamar Williams - Bass
???
???

THE ALLMAN JOYS (1)
(Summer 1965)

Duane Allman - Guitar, Vocals
Gregg Allman - Organ, Vocals
Van Harrison - Bass, Vocals
Maynard Portwood - Drums
(replaced by Tommy Anderson for a while)

 

THE JOKERS (2)
(around 1965-1966)

Dickey Betts - Guitar, Vocals
Joe Dan Petty - Bass

David Walshaw - Drums
Sometimes with:
Thom Doucette - Harmonica

   
         
 

5 MEN-ITS (2)
(Summer 1965 - Fall 1965)

Charlie Campbell - Sax
Johnny Sandlin - Drums
Paul Hornsby - Keyboards
Eddie Hinton - Guitar, Vocals
Fred Styles - Bass

       
 

THE ALLMAN JOYS (2)
(July 5, 1965-1966)
  

Duane Allman - Guitar, Vocals
Gregg Allman - Organ, Vocals
Bob Keller - Bass, Harmonica, Vocals
Maynard Portwood - Drums

   

THE ECHOES
(around 1965)

with a.o.
Butch Trucks - Drums

TED TAYLOR
(1965)

with a.o.
Jaimoe - Drums

         
 

5 MEN-ITS (3)
(Fall 1965 - Summer 1966)

Bill Connell - Drums
Paul Hornsby - Keyboards
Eddie Hinton - Guitar, Vocals
Fred Styles - Bass

       

THE ALLMAN JOYS (3)
(Summer 1966-end of 1966)

Duane Allman - Guitar
Gregg Allman - Organ, Vocals
Bob Keller - Bass
(replaced by Mike Alexander for a while)
Bill Connell - Drums

   

JACKSONVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA /
JACKSONVILLE SYMPHONETTE
(around 1965)

with a.o.
Butch Trucks - Tympani

 
         
 

5 MEN-ITS / THE MINUTES (4)
(Summer 1966 - Fall 1966)

Johnny Sandlin - Drums
Paul Hornsby - Keyboards
Eddie Hinton - Guitar, Vocals
Fred Styles - Bass

       
 

THE ALLMAN JOYS (4)
(the line-up on the album
'Early Allman', recorded August 1966
and released in 1973.
It is questionable whether this line-up is correct, as Bill Connell himself claims that he played drums on the entire album and Mike Alexander and Bob Keller also played bass during the sessions)

Single:

Spoonful / You Deserve Each Other
(1966)

Album:


Early Allman
Featuring Duane & Gregg Allman
(released in 1973)

The liner notes of this LP mention the following
musicians who played on these sessions:
Duane Allman - Lead Guitar
Gregg Allman - Organ, Vocals
Bobby Dennis - Rhythm Guitar
Jack Jackson - Rhythm Guitar
Ralph Ballinger - Bass
Tommy Amato - Drums
Ronnie Wilkins - Piano

The booklet of the 7-CD box set
'Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective'
(Rounder Records 11661-9137-2, 2013)
mention the following musicians on the tracks
'Spoonful' and 'Gotta Get Away':
Duane Allman - Lead Guitar, Vocals
Gregg Allman - Organ, Lead Vocals
Bob Keller - Bass, Harmonica
Bill Connell - Drums
with:
Bobby Dennis - Guitar
Jack Jackson - Guitar
Mike Alexander - Bass
Ralph Ballinger - Bass
Tommy Amato - Drums
Ronnie Wilkins - Piano

THE ROEMANS
(1966)

Tommy Roe - Guitar, Vocals
Berry Oakley - Bass
Lanny Langford - Vocals
Bertie Higgins - Drums, Vocals
Ronnie Swartzcopf - Guitar, Vocals
Bob Glover - Lead Guitar, Vocals

 

THE BITTER IND
(1966-1967)

Single:

Scott Boyer - Guitar, Vocals
David Brown - Bass
Butch Trucks - Drums

OTIS REDDING
(April 18, 1966 - September 5, 1966)

with a.o.
Otis Redding - Vocals
Jaimoe - Drums
Edward 'Woody' Woodson - Drums

         
 

THE MINUTES (5)
(Fall 1966 - Winter 1966)

Johnny Sandlin - Drums
Paul Hornsby - Keyboards
Eddie Hinton - Guitar, Vocals
Mabron McKinney - Bass

       
 

THE ALLMAN JOYS (5)
(end of 1966-1967)

Duane Allman - Guitar
Gregg Allman - Organ, Vocals
Ralph Ballinger - Bass
Bill Connell - Drums

       
         
 

THE MINUTES (6)
(Winter 1966 - March 1967)

Johnny Sandlin - Drums
Paul Hornsby - Keyboards
Pete Carr - Guitar
Mabron McKinney - Bass

       

ALLMAN-ACT / ALMANAC / THE ALLMAN JOYS (6)
(1967)
 (MORE INFO)

Duane Allman - Guitar
Gregg Allman - Organ, Vocals
Paul Hornsby - Keyboards
Mabron McKinney - Bass
Johnny Sandlin - Drums

THE BITTERSWEET
(19??)

Berry Oakley - Bass
Reese Wynans - Keyboards
??? - Drums
??? - Guitar

 

THE TIFFANY SYSTEM
(1967)

Single:

Scott Boyer - Guitar, Vocals
David Brown - Bass
Butch Trucks - Drums

 

HOUR GLASS (1)
(1967)

Album:

Hour Glass
(1967)

Duane Allman - Guitar
Gregg Allman - Organ, Vocals
Paul Hornsby - Keyboards, Guitar, Vocals
Mabron McKinney - Bass
Johnny Sandlin - Drums

THE SOUL CHILDREN
(around 1967/1968)

Dickey Betts - Guitar
Dale Betts - Keyboards, Vocals
Larry Reinhardt - Guitar
??? - Bass
??? - Drums
Sometimes with:
Thom Doucette - Harmonica
Berry Oakley - Bass

   

HOUR GLASS (2)
(End of 1967-January 1968)
(this line-up only lasted a few months)

Duane Allman - Guitar
Gregg Allman - Organ, Vocals
Paul Hornsby - Keyboards, Guitar, Vocals
Bob Keller - Bass
Johnny Sandlin - Drums

THE BLUES MESSENGERS
(around 1968)

Dickey Betts - Guitar
Larry Reinhardt - Guitar
Dale Betts - Keyboards, Vocals
Berry Oakley - Bass
John Meeks - Drums

THE 31st OF FEBRUARY (1)
(1968)

Album:

31st Of February
(1968)

Scott Boyer - Guitar, Vocals
David Brown - Bass
Butch Trucks - Drums

JOE TEX
(1967-1968)

with a.o.
Jaimoe - Drums

PERCY SLEDGE
(1968)

with a.o.
Percy Sledge - Vocals
Jaimoe - Drums
Rudolph 'Juici' Carter - Sax

HOUR GLASS (3)
(January 1968-1968)
  

Album:

Power Of Love
(1968)

Duane Allman - Guitar
Gregg Allman - Organ, Vocals
Paul Hornsby - Keyboards, Guitar, Vocals
Pete Carr - Bass, Guitar, Vocals
Johnny Sandlin - Drums

THE SECOND COMING
(1968-1969)
  

Single:




Dickey Betts - Guitar, Vocals
Larry Reinhardt - Guitar (died January 2, 2012)
Dale Betts - Vocals
Reese Wynans - Organ
Berry Oakley - Bass
John Meeks - Drums (died October 14, 2007)
(Duane Allman sometimes jams with the group)

THE 31st OF FEBRUARY (2)
(September 1968 recording sessions)

Album:

Duane & Gregg Allman
(released in 1972)

Scott Boyer - Guitar, Vocals
David Brown - Bass
Butch Trucks - Drums
Duane Allman - Guitar
Gregg Allman - Piano, Vocals

BOB AND JAI
(1968)

Bob O'Dea - Hammond Organ
Jaimoe - Drums

DUANE ALLMAN
(1968-1969)

Session guitarist for Fame Studios,
Muscle Shoals, AL

Albums:

Dialogs
(1972)


An Anthology
(1972)


An Anthology Vol. 2
(1974)


Skydog: The Duane
Allman Retrospective
(2013)


Song Of The South
Duane Allman & The Rise
Of The Allman Brothers Band
(2013)
DVD

GREGG ALLMAN
& THE HOUR GLASS
(1968-1969

Gregg Allman recorded
for Liberty Records
in Los Angeles
with studio musicians.
Four singles were
released as
'Greg Allman
& The Hour Glass'.

BERRY OAKLEY
(1969)

Recording demos with Duane Allman at Fame Studios,
Muscle Shoals, AL

 

THE 31st OF FEBRUARY (3)
(fall 1968-1969)

Scott Boyer - Guitar, Vocals
David Brown - Bass
Butch Trucks - Drums
Pete Kowalke - Guitar

JAIMOE
(1969)

Recording demos with Duane Allman at Fame Studios,
Muscle Shoals, AL

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (1)
(March 26, 1969 - October 29, 1971)

Duane Allman
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar
(died October 29, 1971)
Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano
Berry Oakley
Bass
Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Vocals
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Jaimoe
Drums
Thom 'Ace' Doucette
Harmonica
(played as a regular guest with the band, but was never a member)


Albums:

 


The Allman Brothers Band
(1969)


Idlewild South
(1970)


At Fillmore East
(1971)

Eat A Peach
(1972)
       

Live At Ludlow Garage 1970
(1990)

The Fillmore Concerts
(1992)

Fillmore East 02/1970
(1997)

American University
Washington, DC 12/13/1970
(2002)
       

S.U.N.Y. At Stonybrook
Stonybrook, NY 09/19/1971
(2003)

Live At The Atlanta
International Pop Festival
(2003)

At Fillmore East
(Deluxe Edition)
(2003)

Eat A Peach
(Deluxe Edition)
(2006)
       

Boston Common
Boston, MA 08/17/1971
(2007)

A & R Studios: New York
26th August 1971
(2012)

A & R Studios: New York
26th August 1971
(vinyl)
(2012)


Song Of The South
Duane Allman & The Rise
Of The Allman Brothers Band
(2013)
DVD

       

The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings
(2014)
       

             

DEREK & THE DOMINOS
(1970)




Albums:

Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs
(1970)


Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs:
The Layla Sessions
20th Anniversary Edition
(1990)


Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs:
40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
(2011)


Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs:
40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition
(2011)

Eric Clapton - Guitar, Vocals
Bobby Whitlock - Keyboards, Vocals
Carl Radle - Bass
Jim Gordon - Drums
with:
Duane Allman - Guitar