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Keep On Truckin'

Today is Allman Brothers Band drummer Butch Trucks' 62nd birthday. Butch was actually one of a duo of drummers in the band. And Butch's nephew is the incredibley accomplished guitarist Derek Trucks who plays with the modern-day Allmans. I saw him in concert touring with Eric Clapton. He also fronts his own band, the Derek Trucks Band and is married to blues singer/guitarist Susan Tedeschi. Uncle Butch, happy birthday. Here's the Allman Brothers classic Ramblin' Man, featurung Dicky Betts on lead guitar and surviving Allman brother Gregg on organ. Duane Allman, who played with Eric Clapton in Derek and the Dominos(Layla, etc.), died in a motorcycle accident in 1971.


Expat From Hell said…
I have always loved these guys. Thanks for putting this up. Happy Birthday, Butch!
Live at the Fillmore and Eat a Peach are absolutes for anyone's collection....

nonamedufus said…
Expat: Like your choices; would add Brothers and Sisters - a classic.

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