500 Greatest Songs of All Time

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The Allman Brothers Band, 'Whipping Post'

Writer: Gregg Allman
Producer: Tom Dowd
Released: Nov. '69, Capricorn
Non-single

This anthem was written on an ironing board in a darkened Florida bedroom by Allman. Punctuated by Duane Allman's knifelike guitar incisions, the song is best appreciated in the 23-minute incarnation on At Fillmore East.

Appears on: At Fillmore East (Mercury)

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