The Allman Brothers Band – Idlewild South

The Allman Brothers Band – Idlewild South

Out November 25th, 2022

Limited Edition. Official reissue on deluxe 180-gram virgin vinyl.

The second studio album by the influential Southern Rock group The Allman Brothers Band. ldlewild South (1970) contains two of the band’s best-known songs, “Midnight Rider” Oater covered by Joe Cocker, Bob Seger, Waylon Jennings, and Willie Nelson, among others) and “In Memory of Elizabeth Reed”, which would become one of the band’s famous concert numbers. A retrospective five-star review by Bruce Eder on All Music deemed it as “the best studio album in the group’s history, electric blues with an acoustic texture, virtuoso lead, slide, and organ playing, and a killer selection of songs.”

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Tracklist

SIDE ONE
1. REVIVAL
2. DON’T KEEP ME WONDERIN’
3. MIDNIGHT RIDER
4. IN MEMORY OF ELIZABETH REED

SIDE TWO
1. HOOCHIE COOCHIE MAN
2. PLEASE CALL HOME
3. LEAVE MY BLUES AT HOME

Credits

Duane Allman, lead guitar, acoustic & slide guitar; Dicky Betts, lead guitar; Greg Allman, organ, piano & vocals;
Berry Oakley, bass & vocals; Jai Johanny Johanson, drums, con Butch Trucks, drums & tympani; Thom Doucette, harmonica & percussion.
The vocal on Hoochie Coochie Man is by Berry Oakley, All the other vocals are by Greg Allman. Recorded at Capricorn Studios, Miami, Florida & Regent Sound Studios, New York, N. Y.