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The Allman Brothers Band – Worried Down With The Blues

Worried Down With The Blues is the song performed by The Allman Brothers Band and appears on the album One Way Out

The Allman Brothers Band

The Allman Brothers Band were far more than just a rock band hailing from the South. They melded elements of blues, jazz, R&B, country and rock into their own unique sound, as evidenced by the diversity of classic rock radio staples like ‘Ramblin’ Man,’ ‘Melissa,’ ‘Midnight Rider,’ “In Memory of Elizabeth Reed’ and ‘Whipping Post.’

The Allman Brothers Band evolved out of jams in Jacksonville, Florida, involving Duane and members of the Second Coming (guitarist Dickey Betts, bassist Berry Oakley) and the 31st of February (drummer Butch Trucks). Another drummer, Jai Johanny Johanson (a.k.a. “Jaimoe”), was a veteran of the soul-music circuit, having played with Otis Redding and others. A magical five-hour jam among the musicians at Trucks’ house cemented the union. Read more…

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