Dreams

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Spanning four discs and nearly 100 tracks, Dreams is one of those rare box sets that tells a story while delivering the definitive word on its subject. Its success has a lot to do with its status as Polygram/Bill Levinson's sequel to the acclaimed hit Crossroads, which summarized Eric Clapton's winding career perfectly. They follow the same approach here, gathering pre-Allman's recordings from the clan, including cuts by the Allman Joys, selecting the hits from the classic years, and adding stray cuts by solo projects to the mix. It's a smart move and it results in a terrific box that truly offers the definitive word on one of the longest-running dramas in ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Spanning four discs and nearly 100 tracks, Dreams is one of those rare box sets that tells a story while delivering the definitive word on its subject. Its success has a lot to do with its status as Polygram/Bill Levinson's sequel to the acclaimed hit Crossroads, which summarized Eric Clapton's winding career perfectly. They follow the same approach here, gathering pre-Allman's recordings from the clan, including cuts by the Allman Joys, selecting the hits from the classic years, and adding stray cuts by solo projects to the mix. It's a smart move and it results in a terrific box that truly offers the definitive word on one of the longest-running dramas in Southern rock. Yes, the Allmans reunited rather successfully after this box, so none of that material is here, but it's not missed -- this is the story of the band.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/8/1989
  • Label: Mercury
  • UPC: 042283941724
  • Catalog Number: 839417
  • Sales rank: 46,279

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Shapes of Things (Unreleased) - The Allman Joys (2:48)
  2. 2 Spoonful (Unreleased Demo) - The Allman Joys (3:40)
  3. 3 Crossroads (Unreleased Demo) - The Allman Joys (3:33)
  4. 4 Cast Off All My Fears - The Hour Glass (3:25)
  5. 5 Down in Texas - The Hour Glass (3:07)
  6. 6 Ain't No Good to Cry (Unreleased) - The Hour Glass (3:06)
  7. 7 B.B. King Medley - The Hour Glass (7:06)
  8. 8 Morning Dew - The 31st of February (3:46)
  9. 9 God Rest His Soul - The 31st of February (3:56)
  10. 10 I Feel Free (Single) - Second Coming (3:31)
  11. 11 She Has Funny Cars - Second Coming (4:48)
  12. 12 Goin' Down Slow - Duane Allman (8:47)
  13. 13 Dreams (4:55)
  14. 14 Don't Want You No More (2:25)
  15. 15 It's Not My Cross to Bear (4:56)
  16. 16 Trouble No More (3:48)
  17. 17 Dreams (7:15)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Statesboro Blues (Unreleased) (4:06)
  2. 2 Hoochie Coochie Man (4:57)
  3. 3 Midnight Rider (2:58)
  4. 4 Dimples (Live) (5:02)
  5. 5 I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town (9:23)
  6. 6 Revival (4:04)
  7. 7 One More Ride (2:41)
  8. 8 Whipping Post (Quad Mix) (22:53)
  9. 9 In Memory of Elizabeth Reed (12:58)
  10. 10 Drunken Hearted Boy (Live at the Fillmore) (6:54)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Medley (19:28)
  2. 2 Blue Sky (Remix) (5:10)
  3. 3 Little Martha (Remix) (2:13)
  4. 4 Melissa (Remix) (4:02)
  5. 5 Ain't Wastin' Time No More (Unreleased Live) (4:46)
  6. 6 Wasted Words (4:21)
  7. 7 Ramblin' Man (4:48)
  8. 8 Southbound (5:10)
  9. 9 Jessica (7:30)
  10. 10 Midnight Rider (4:26)
  11. 11 One Way Out (Live) (7:59)
  12. 12 Long Time Gone - Dickey Betts (4:30)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Can't Lose What You Never Had (5:52)
  2. 2 Come and Go Blues (4:46)
  3. 3 Bougainvillea - Dickey Betts (7:13)
  4. 4 Can You Fool (3:19)
  5. 5 Good Time Feeling - Dickey Betts (4:28)
  6. 6 Crazy Love (3:44)
  7. 7 Can't Take It With You (3:34)
  8. 8 Just Ain't Easy (Unreleased Live) (5:01)
  9. 9 In Memory of Elizabeth Reed (Unreleased Live) (10:52)
  10. 10 Angeline (3:40)
  11. 11 Things You Used to Do (3:42)
  12. 12 Nancy (Unreleased) - Dickey Betts (3:51)
  13. 13 Rain (Unreleased) (3:03)
  14. 14 I'm No Angel (3:41)
  15. 15 Demons (3:28)
  16. 16 Duane's Tune - Dickey Betts (5:51)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Allman Brothers Band Primary Artist, Track Performer
Dottie Rambo Vocals
Gregg Allman Organ, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Piano, Rhythm Guitar, Hammond Organ, Electric Piano, Vocals, Track Performer
Dickey Betts Acoustic Guitar, Dobro, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Slide Guitar, Track Performer
Elvin Bishop Guitar, Vocals
Cher Vocals
Don Johnson Vocals
Bonnie Bramlett Vocals
Pete Carr Bass
Les Dudek Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
The Hour Glass Track Performer
Stephen Miller Piano
Charles May Choir, Chorus
Reba Rambo Vocals
Mickey Raphael Harmonica
Bobbye Hall Percussion
Warren Haynes Guitar
Matt Abts Drums
Duane Allman Acoustic Guitar, Dobro, Guitar, Vocals, Slide Guitar, Track Performer
Steve Beckmeier Guitar
Scott Boyer Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Vocals
Tom Broome Keyboards
David Brown Bass
Jesse Willard Carr Bass, Vocals
Johnny Cobb Piano, Keyboards
Nick DeCaro Conductor
Thom Doucette Harmonica
Jim Essery Harmonica
Ed Freeman Conductor
David Goldflies Bass
Hilda Harris Vocals
Tim Heding Keyboards
Ricky Hirsch Guitar
Paul Hornsby Organ, Guitar, Piano, Keyboards, Vocals
John Leslie Hug Guitar
John Hughey Steel Guitar
Jaimoe Johnson Conga, Drums
Bob Keller Bass, Harmonica, Vocals
Neil Larsen Keyboards
Mike Lawler Keyboards, Electric Piano
Chuck Leavell Piano, Electric Piano, Vocals
David Luell Horn
Steve Madaio Horn
Jerry McCoy Bass
John Meeks Drums
Helene Miles Vocals
Steve Miller Piano
Berry Oakley Bass, Vocals
Marty Privette Bass
Pat Rizzo Horn
Johnny Sandlin Bass, Percussion, Drums
Donnie Sharbono Percussion, Drums
Maretha Stewart Vocals
Stray Straton Vocals
Fred Tackett Guitar
Tommy Talton Acoustic Guitar
Jerry Thompson Percussion, Drums
Dan Toler Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
Chaz Trippy Percussion
Butch Trucks Percussion, Drums, Tambourine, Timpani
Bruce Waibel Bass
David Walshaw Percussion, Drums
Willie Weeks Bass
Lamar Williams Bass
Reese Wynans Organ
Allman and Woman Track Performer
Johnny Neel Keyboards
Ken Tibbets Bass
Michael Workman Keyboards
Buck Rambo Vocals
The Allman Joys Track Performer
Charles May Ensemble Choir, Chorus
The Gregg Allman Band Track Performer
Dickey Betts & Great Southern Track Performer
Great Southern Track Performer
The Rambos Vocals
Maynard Portwood Drums
Second Coming Track Performer
David "Frankie" Toler Percussion, Drums
Bill Stewart Drums
Technical Credits
Willie Dixon Composer
Don Gibson Composer
Gregg Allman Composer, Producer, Contributor
The Allman Brothers Band Producer
Marty Balin Composer
Dickey Betts Composer, Producer, Contributor
Jack Bruce Composer
Jorma Kaukonen Composer
John Lennon Composer
Paul McCartney Composer
Ahmad Jamal Composer
Lennie Tristano Composer
Steve Alaimo Producer
Eddie Hardin Composer
The Hour Glass Contributor
Tim Rose Composer
Bonnie Dobson Composer
Jim McCarty Composer
Duane Allman Composer
Adrian Barber Producer
Greg Calbi Mastering
Johnny Cobb Producer
Tony Colton Composer
David Crosby Composer
Nick DeCaro String Arrangements
Tom Dowd Producer
Chris Dreja Composer
Timothy Eaton Producer
Ed Freeman Arranger, Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
Rick Hall Producer
Elmore James Composer
Robert Johnson Composer
Mike Lawler Producer
Bill Levenson Liner Notes
Mac McAnally Composer
Jon Mathias Producer
Rodney Mills Producer
Chips Moman Producer
Muddy Waters Composer
Keith Relf Composer
Jack Richardson Producer
John Ryan Producer
Paul Samwell-Smith Composer
Johnny Sandlin Producer
Marshall Sehorn Composer
Dallas Smith Producer
Michael Smotherman Composer
Russ Titelman Producer
Lenny Waronker Producer
Merle Watson Composer
Allman and Woman Contributor
The 31st of February Contributor
William Perkins Executive Producer
John Swenson Liner Notes, Essay
Dennis Drake Engineer, Digital Compilation
Spencer Davis Composer
The Allman Joys Contributor
Michael Bays Art Direction
Don Tanner Producer
Alan Facemire Producer
Dickey Betts Band Producer
Traditional Composer
Second Coming Contributor
P. Palmer Composer
Stephen Alaimo Composer
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