The Allman Brothers Band Quotes
I'd kind of grown up with a classical background and Duane and Gregg with the Blues. Plus, my background was Gospel. But then with Dickey with the Blues and the Country background, it all kind of melted. That first year or two, all we listened to was Miles and Trane and people like that in the jazz idiom.
Well, I left Florida State College with a couple of friends in '67 and went to Daytona to make it big playing music. We went to college to stay out of Vietnam, is all we were doing. They finally kicked us out of college for not coming to class. We left Tallahassee and headed to Daytona to strike it big. We had a band that was good, but you couldn't dance to it, so we couldn't get work.
"The band has always viewed itself as the original alternative band. They went out there breaking all the rules. They insisted on doing their way, not the way the industry told them they had to do it."
"We have two drummers and percussionist and two lead guitar players. None of these bands have that kind of firepower."
Category: Music Quotes