Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective, Rounder Records’ 2013 box set honoring the musical legacy of the late Allman Brothers Band guitarist, was a critical and commercial success.
On October 28, Rounder will offer a limited-edition vinyl version of the retrospective. Each of the 1,000 individually numbered copies will include all the music from the CD editions—129 tracks—on 14, 180-gram vinyl LPs.
The set also includes a 56-page booklet full of rare photos and essays by journalist Scott Schinder and Duane’s daughter,Galadrielle Allman, who compiled the collection with producer Bill Levenson.
This retrospective includes classic Allman Brothers Band songs plus a collector’s cache of rare singles and long-out-of-print album tracks. The songs range from Duane’s early recordings with Gregg Allman in the Escorts, Allman Joys and Hour Glass, to his studio work with Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Boz Scaggs and Delaney & Bonnie. There’s even a live jam session with the Grateful Dead.
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