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All Music Guide - Bruce Eder
Recorded in the same year as the Brothers and Sisters album, this solo debut release is a beautiful amalgam of R&B, folk, and gospel sounds, with the best singing on any of Gregg Allman's solo releases. He covers his own "Midnight Rider" in a more mournful, dirge-like manner, and Jackson Browne's "These Days" gets its most touching and tragic-sounding rendition as well. Although Chuck Leavell and Jaimoe are here, there's very little that sounds like the Allman Brothers Band -- prominent guitars, apart from a few licks by Tommy Talton Cowboy, ex-We the People, are overlooked in favor of gospel-tinged organ and choruses behind Allman's ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bruce Eder
Recorded in the same year as the Brothers and Sisters album, this solo debut release is a beautiful amalgam of R&B, folk, and gospel sounds, with the best singing on any of Gregg Allman's solo releases. He covers his own "Midnight Rider" in a more mournful, dirge-like manner, and Jackson Browne's "These Days" gets its most touching and tragic-sounding rendition as well. Although Chuck Leavell and Jaimoe are here, there's very little that sounds like the Allman Brothers Band -- prominent guitars, apart from a few licks by Tommy Talton Cowboy, ex-We the People, are overlooked in favor of gospel-tinged organ and choruses behind Allman's soulful singing.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/1/2001
  • Label: Polydor / Umgd
  • UPC: 042283194120
  • Catalog Number: 831941
  • Sales rank: 6,184

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Gregg Allman Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Organ, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Scott Boyer Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Piano, Electric Guitar, Steel Guitar, Electric Piano
David Brown Bass
Max Cahn Violin
Cissy Houston Vocals
Howard "Buzz" Feiten Guitar, Electric Guitar
Ed Freeman Strings, Conductor
Eileen Gilbert Vocals, Background Vocals
Carl Hall Vocals, Background Vocals
Hilda Harris Vocals, Background Vocals
Paul Hornsby Organ, Keyboards, Clavinet
Jaimoe Johnson Percussion, Conga
Chuck Leavell Piano, Electric Piano, Vibes
June McGruder Vocals, Background Vocals
Helene Miles Vocals, Background Vocals
David "Fathead" Newman Saxophone
Linda November Vocals, Background Vocals
Tony Posk Violin
Albertine Robinson Vocals, Background Vocals
Johnny Sandlin Bass
Maretha Stewart Vocals, Background Vocals
Tommy Talton Acoustic Guitar, Dobro, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Tambourine, Slide Guitar
Butch Trucks Percussion, Cabasa, Cabasa
Jimmy Nalls Guitar, Electric Guitar
Emily Houston Background Vocals
Charlie Hayward Bass
Maeretha Stewart Background Vocals
Bill Stewart Drums
Technical Credits
Roy Acuff Composer
Gregg Allman Arranger, Producer
Roy Cicala Engineer
Ed Freeman Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
George Marino Engineer, Mastering
Johnny Sandlin Arranger, Producer, Engineer, Remixing
Ovie Sparks Engineer, Remixing
Buddy Thornton Engineer
Suha Gur Remastering
M. Christian Composer
Hideki Masubuchi Liner Notes
Abdul Mati Klarwein Cover Painting
Jim Reeves Engineer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Gregg Allman "Queen of Hearts" may be the best blues vocal ever recorded.

    This is a wonderful soulful CD.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Essential to any Allman Brothers collection

    A great album with the best version of "Midnight Rider" anywhere.

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