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The Allman Brothers Band: Through the Years

Southern rock pioneers: from the 1970s to 2013.

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The Allman Brothers Band issued its self-titled debut in 1969, but it stalled on the lower half of the Billboard 200 despite the presence of “Whipping Post,” a song that would later become a classic-rock staple. The Allmans went on to issue albums at a quick pace and scored their first hit with 1971’s At Fillmore East, a double-live LP recorded at the fabled New York City venue. It went platinum and heralded a streak of popularity for the band, which included the albums Eat a Peach (1972, released after Duane Allman’s death the prior year), Brothers and Sisters (1973, a Number One album), Win, Lose or Draw (1975) and Enlightened Rogues (1979, their last Top 10 full-length). They would go on to issue several more studio, live and archival LPs through 2016. Here’s a look at the band over the decades.

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Gregg at the Beacon

Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band performs during their first night of 13 performances at The Beacon Theatre on March 22nd, 2007 in New York City.

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Warren and Derek at the Beacon

Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks of the Allman Brothers Band perform at the Beacon Theater on March 19th, 2009 in New York City.

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Backstage at Crossroads

The Allman Brothers backstage during the 2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival at Madison Square Garden on April 12th, 2013 in New York City.

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