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No Saints, No Saviors: My Years With The Allman Brothers Band
By author: William Perkins
Product Code: H688
ISBN: 9780865549678
Pages: 159
Product Format: Hardback
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Willie Perkins left the staid, conservative world of commercial bank auditing to jump headlong into the burgeoning beginnings of The Allman Brothers Band and follows their meteoric and sometimes tragic rise, fall, and revival. Perkins’s interest in the business of music and his association with an interesting pair of friends led him to the opportunity to work with the Allmans at the earliest stage of their career. For the first time we learn from a true insider what it was like to live the nomadic life on the road with the Allman brothers.
A Never-Ending Groove: Johnny Sandlin’s Musical Odyssey
By author: Anathalee G. Sandlin
Product Code: H839
ISBN: 9780881462760
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Pages: 362
Product Format: Hardback
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Referred to by the late Jerry Wexler as one of the men most responsible for the Southern Rock sound that came out of Macon, Georgia, in the ’70s, Johnny Sandlin’s music career began in the early ’60s playing with many legendary musicians, including fellow HourGlass band members, Paul Hornsby, Pete Carr and Gregg and Duane Allman. A Capricorn studio rhythm section player, he later became a recording engineer, producer and vice-president of Capricorn Records and head of A&R. Sandlin also produced, mixed, and mastered albums for the Allman Brothers Band, Gregg Allman, Gregg and Cher, Richard Betts, Johnny Jenkins, Elvin Bishop, Wet Willie, Bonnie Bramlett, Alex Taylor, Cowboy, Delbert McClinton, Widespread Panic and many others.
Capricorn Rising: Conversations in Southern Rock
By author: Michael Buffalo Smith   Foreword by: Willie Perkins
Product Code: P534
ISBN: 9780881465785
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Format: Paperback / softback
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CAPRICORN RISING: CONVERSATIONS IN SOUTHERN ROCK is a collection of interviews with many of the stars, producers, and associates of the 1970s Southern record label, Capricorn, which was founded in the heart of Macon, Georgia in 1969. Author Michael Buffalo Smith collects word for word, the complete interviews with Capricorn artists including Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, George McCorkle, Bonnie Bramlett, Paul Hornsby, Johnny Sandlin, Chuck Leavell, and many others, providing a glimpse into the early 70s when Southern Rock was born in Macon.
Honey in the Rock : The Ruby Pickens Tartt Collection of Religious Folk Songs from Sumter County, Alabama
By author: Jack Solomon, Olivia Solomon
Product Code: P231
ISBN: 9780865548275
Pages: 176
Product Format: Paperback
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More Than Precious Memories : The Rhetoric Of Southern Gospel Music
By author: Michael P. Graves   Edited by: David Fillingim
Product Code: P303
ISBN: 9780865549555
Pages: 310
Product Format: Paperback
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More than Precious Memories is a collection of essays offering scholarly analysis and interpretation of Southern Gospel music. Other issues touched on include the Gaither Homecoming songbooks, theodicy, identity construction, Thomas A. Dorsey, postmodernity, and the Internet.

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