Reach for the Sky
The Allman Brothers Band
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||Hell & High Water||The Allman Brothers Band||3:36||€1.29||View in iTunes|
||Mystery Woman||The Allman Brothers Band||3:34||€1.29||View in iTunes|
||From the Madness of the West||The Allman Brothers Band||6:37||€1.29||View in iTunes|
||I Got a Right to Be Wrong||The Allman Brothers Band||3:47||€1.29||View in iTunes|
||Angeline||The Allman Brothers Band||3:43||€1.29||View in iTunes|
||Famous Last Words||The Allman Brothers Band||2:46||€1.29||View in iTunes|
||Keep On Keepin' On||The Allman Brothers Band||4:09||€1.29||View in iTunes|
||So Long||The Allman Brothers Band||7:00||€1.29||View in iTunes|
Water was being tread ever so slightly here, but there's still enough impressive musicianship and (to a lesser extent) interesting songwriting to qualify this as a solid artifact of the Allmans Mach 2 period (although the occasionally jarring use of synthesizers, rather than the band's usual organ/piano sound, has dated a bit). The standout track is clearly "From the Madness of the West," the sole song here where the twin guitars of Dickey Betts and Dan Toler recall earlier band classics like "Jessica." Also noteworthy is a stomping barrelhouse rocker, "I've Got a Right," sung by Gregg Allman with his usual gruff bluster, and the catchy mean-woman blues "Angeline," which became a minor radio hit.
Formed: 1969 in Macon, GA
Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s