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50th anniversary Allman Brothers Band retrospective coming next month
Set for release on February 28th is The Allman Brothers Band’s career-spanning 50th anniversary box set, Trouble No More: 50th Anniversary Collection. The set will be available is available as a 10 LP, five CD, or digital set.
According to the press release:
(The box set) was produced by Allman Brothers Band historians and aficionados Bill Levenson, John Lynskey, and Kirk West — and offers a massive selection of 61 Allman Brothers Band classics, live performances and rarities from across their 45-year career — and includes seven previously unreleased tracks that take you from the very beginning until the very end.
The collection is bookended with a live performance of ‘Trouble No More’ from the Allman Brothers Band’s final show at New York’s Beacon Theatre that brought the band’s legend to a close and which brings this retrospective full circle.
The surviving members of the Allman Brothers Band will reunite on March 10th at New York’s Madison Square Garden for a one-off 50th anniversary reunion concert.
The band, which now consists of sole surviving original member, drummer Jaimoe, along with Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, Oteil Burbridge, and Marc Quinones. ABB alumnus, keyboardist Chuck Leavell will sit in for a few songs, with appearances by Duane Trucks of Widespread Panic and keyboardist Reese Wynans.
Co-founding guitarist Dickey Betts will not be performing on the night due to “prior commitments.”