The Allman Brothers Band - Idlewild South (1970) ATCO/SD 33-342 - Original US Presswell Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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The Allman Brothers Band - Idlewild South (1970) ATCO/SD 33-342 - Original US Presswell Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

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Label: ATCO Records/SD 33-342 | Released: 1970 | Genre: Southern-Rock

A1 Revival 4:04
A2 Don’t Keep Me Wonderin’ 3:40
A3 Midnight Rider 3:00
A4 In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed 6:54
B1 Hoochie Coochie Man 4:54
B2 Please Call Home 4:00
B3 Leave My Blues At Home 4:15

Recorded At – Capricorn Sound Studios
Recorded At – Criteria Recording Studios
Recorded At – Regent Sound Studios, New York City
Mastered At – Atlantic Studios
Pressed By – Presswell
Manufactured By – Atlantic Recording Corporation
Produced For – Capricorn Records
Published By – No Exit Music
Published By – Arc Music (2)
Copyright © – Atlantic Recording Corporation
Bass – Berry Oakley
Drums, Congas, Timbales, Percussion – Jai Johanny Johanson
Drums, Timpani – Butch Trucks
Engineer – Bob Liftin, Howie Albert*, Jim Hawkins (2), Ron Albert
Executive-Producer [Supervision] – Frank Fenter
Harmonica, Percussion – Thom Doucette
Lead Guitar – Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Duane Allman
Mastered By [Runout Etch] – Al Brown
Organ, Piano – Gregg Allman
Photography By, Design – Jimm Roberts
Producer – Joel Dorn (tracks: B2), Tom Dowd (tracks: A1 to B1, B3)
Vocals – Berry Oakley (tracks: B1), Gregg Allman (tracks: A1 to A3, B2, B3)
Written-By – Dickey Betts (tracks: A1, A4), Gregg Allman (tracks: A2, A3, B2, B3), Willie Dixon (tracks: B1)
© 1970 Atlantic Recording Corporation

Presswell Pressing denoted by (PR) label matrix suffix

Textured outer sleeve; ATCO inner

Recorded at Capricorn Sound Studios, Macon, Georgia;
Atlantic South-Criteria Studios, Miami, Florida;
Regent Sound Studios, New York, N.Y.

Track B1 Published by Arc Music; all others No Exit Music
Barcode and Other Identifiers
Matrix / Runout (A Side Label): ST-C-701989 PR
Matrix / Runout (B Side Label): ST-C-701990 PR
Matrix / Runout (A Side Etch): ST-C-701989-A AT ⍺ʙ PR W
Matrix / Runout (B Side Etch): ST-C-701990-B AT ⍺ʙ PR W
Rights Society: BMI

If you’re going to listen to the Allman Brothers, make sure you have the first four records. The band made The Allman Brothers Band, Idlewild South, At Fillmore East, and three-fourths of Eat a Peach with its original lineup, before Duane Allman’s fatal motorcycle accident in 1971. The Tom Dowd-produced Idlewild South, their second album, comes off with a little less ferocity than their debut — which is perhaps the result of reaching for new sounds the second time around. “Revival,” the album’s opener, introduces Dickey Betts as a composer. The countrified flavor of his songs gives an indication of where the band will head in the post-Duane era. Betts’ other contribution to Idlewild South is the instrumental “In Memory of Elizabeth Reed,” a centerpiece of the Fillmore East recordings. Gregg’s “Please Call Home” and “Midnight Rider” are built around piano and acoustic guitar, respectively, and have a different feel than the band’s usual twin Les Paul-and-Hammond sound. That sound is showcased in the balance of Gregg’s tunes, however: the funky blues of “Don’t Keep Me Wonderin'” (with Thom Doucette on harmonica) and “Leave My Blues at Home.” The album is also notable for the rollicking version of Willie Dixon’s “Hoochie Coochie Man,” with the only vocal bassist Berry Oakley (who died in a motorcycle accident one year after Duane) ever recorded with the group. Though overall it packs less punch than The Allman Brothers Band, Idlewild South is all the more impressive for its mixture of chunky grooves and sophisticated textures.

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