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Allman Brothers — Revival
Album: Idlewild South
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Released: 1970
Length: 4:02
Plays (last 30 days): 2
People can you feel it? Love is everywhere.
People can you hear it? Love is in the air.
We're in a revolution. Don't you know we're right.
Everyone is singing. Yeah! There'll be no one to fight.
People can you feel it? Love is everywhere.
People can you feel it? Love is everywhere.
People can you feel it? Love is everywhere.
People can you feel it? Love is everywhere.
People can you feel it? Love is everywhere.
People can you feel it? Love is everywhere.
Love is everywhere.
Love is everywhere.
Love is everywhere.
Love is everywhere.
Love is everywhere.
People can you feel it? Love is everywhere.
People can you feel it? Love is everywhere.
People can you feel it? Love is everywhere.
People can you feel it? Love is everywhere.
People can you feel it? Love is everywhere.
People can you feel it? Love is everywhere.
People can you feel it? Love is everywhere.
People can you feel it? Love is everywhere.
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 rockasaurus wrote:

Best concert I ever saw was CSNY with the Greg Allman Band warming up. Only time I've ever seen a warm-up band get called out for an encore. Halfway through the encore, Steve Stills ambled out, plugged in his guitar and began to jam with the band for another 15 minutes or so. Place went absolutely nuts. Great show.



In the mid 70's I saw a concert with Elvin Richard Bishop, Marshal Tucker and Lynyrd Skynyrd. The first two bands did an encore and the whole thing ran so late that Skynard never got to "Sweet Home Alabama".  

On our way home we stopped at a McDonald's.  It turns out that Bishop stopped at the same.  He was being driven in an identical car to mine and we where only parked 3 or 4 spots away.  He tried to get into our car.  It was a bit odd.  Easy mistake to make both cars where Ford station wagons which where a very light blue.  Other than these two cars I have never seen cars of this color.

Oh and it was a great concert. 
This is not really in my wheelhouse but I have to say that it's really, really good.
 rockasaurus wrote:

Best concert I ever saw was CSNY with the Greg Allman Band warming up. Only time I've ever seen a warm-up band get called out for an encore. Halfway through the encore, Steve Stills ambled out, plugged in his guitar and began to jam with the band for another 15 minutes or so. Place went absolutely nuts. Great show.




Deep down in my music-loving sixty-two-yr-old heart, I hope this anecdote is true. :-) LB
 mfcrowe wrote:
Timeless. Just some 40+ yesterday's jumped in a buddy's Pontiac and drove to Cleveland for a last weeekend of freeedom fling before another buddy went and joined the Jesuits. One of the activities in that beer and smoke filled weekend was seeing these guys in a concert under a huge tent. Awesome concert, great weekend, wonderful memories...
 
If the tent you refer to was called Music Carnival at the Thistledown Racetrack, I was there for that show, the first show.  There were two that day.

The band arrived late due to some interference by the Ohio Highway Patrol coming up from Columbus to Cleveland.  They apologized profusely for the delay, said they would make up for it and proceeded to put on one awesome show.  Third and last time I saw the original lineup.  Duane and Berry left us shortly after this tour.  I've seen the ABB more than any other over my lifetime.  Roughly 10 times at least.  One particularly great show was for the Brothers and Sister's album.  Catching Chuck Leavell on piano was a real treat. 
 unclehud wrote:
Trivia ... that most of you probably know: 

The Atlanta airport was just beginning to grow when the Brothers made this album.  "Idlewild" was the New York airport now known as John F Kennedy International; at the time the busiest airport in the world.

Since the the Brothers were flying all over the place from Atlanta, they dubbed ATL as "Idlewild South".  ATL has since grown into the busiest passenger airport in the world, surpassing Idlewild/JFK in 1988.
 That's a great piece of trivia! You learn something every day!

 unclehud wrote:
Trivia ... that most of you probably know: 

The Atlanta airport was just beginning to grow when the Brothers made this album.  "Idlewild" was the New York airport now known as John F Kennedy International; at the time the busiest airport in the world.

Since the the Brothers were flying all over the place from Atlanta, they dubbed ATL as "Idlewild South".  ATL has since grown into the busiest passenger airport in the world, surpassing Idlewild/JFK in 1988.
 That's a great piece of trivia! You learn something every day!

Trivia ... that most of you probably know: 

The Atlanta airport was just beginning to grow when the Brothers made this album.  "Idlewild" was the New York airport now known as John F Kennedy International; at the time the busiest airport in the world.

Since the the Brothers were flying all over the place from Atlanta, they dubbed ATL as "Idlewild South".  ATL has since grown into the busiest passenger airport in the world, surpassing Idlewild/JFK in 1988.
People can't you feel it?  Love is everywhere!  Still is, just a little harder to find.

My favorite tune from the Brothers.
Its just that the guitar work is sooooooo freaking good. 
Sorry, didn't quite get that... could you repeat it just one more time please?
Hey Dickie Betts is smiling on the album cover. Go figure.  
 joelbb wrote:
A weak Dickie Betts tune written at a time when this bar fighter R&B band decided it needed to get behind the peace-love-Bobby Sherman thing.  Betts has written better than this drunk.

 
To Joelbb: {#Beat}
A weak Dickie Betts tune written at a time when this bar fighter R&B band decided it needed to get behind the peace-love-Bobby Sherman thing.  Betts has written better than this drunk.

This song is soooo good it puts a spring in my step this spring day!!!!  LOVE IT!!!!
One of the advantages to age is realizing that yes, albums released the year I was born can be totally awesome. {#Dancingbanana}

This song is soooo good it puts a spring in my step this winter evening!!!!
 
not my favorite AB song, but any AB is better than no AB!
And thanks for a great string of music!!!  Morphine, Aretha, the Clash, Allman Bros........WOW......really brightening my day! 
s n o o z e f e s t
I'm trying to "feel it" but I'm not seeing love everywhere. Maybe I'm a cynic...
Off da meter classic!  42 years old and gets better all the time. 
Timeless. Just some 40+ yesterday's jumped in a buddy's Pontiac and drove to Cleveland for a last weeekend of freeedom fling before another buddy went and joined the Jesuits. One of the activities in that beer and smoke filled weekend was seeing these guys in a concert under a huge tent. Awesome concert, great weekend, wonderful memories...
All time great intro.
just an excellent album. so sincerely bluesy and soulful. Love>  In Memory of Elizabeth Reed,Please Call Home,Midnight Rider,Hoochie Coohie Man  et al.
 tapatia1072 wrote:

{#Stupid} I'm just curious as to how you arrived at the conclusion that this song sounds "a little Christian"?

 
You're kidding, TIC, right? The form is a good ol' time gospel, Bible thumpin' tent revival—an American (mostly Southern) Christian invention and convention. Gee whiz, the name of the song is "Revival," a clue, yes?

{#Good-vibes}
HELLOOOO BILL!!!!!  How about a play of "Blue Sky" from the Bro's.
 mandolin wrote:
...just a slight turn of melody and we're listening to jessica...
 
Hmmm, I think I'll give that a try.

Love this song today just as much as I did 40 years ago nearly to the day when I first heard it. Fall quarter at good old F.I.T., Melbourne, Fla.


 Sloggydog wrote:
Another great new song for me.  Great music, great voice, sounds a little christian but i'll overlook that as i do with lots of other great music written for or inspired by what i think is the most popular fictional character of all time.
 
Wuh?...I'll have what they're smokin'...{#Lol}

Great song of my favorite Allman Bros LP {#Music}
 tapatia1072 wrote:

{#Stupid} I'm just curious as to how you arrived at the conclusion that this song sounds "a little Christian"?

 
I know every time this song starts, I start singing "Jesus is just alright with me."

 Sloggydog wrote:
Another great new song for me.  Great music, great voice, sounds a little christian but i'll overlook that as i do with lots of other great music written for or inspired by what i think is the most popular fictional character of all time.
 
{#Stupid} I'm just curious as to how you arrived at the conclusion that this song sounds "a little Christian"?

 nagsheadlocal wrote:
I can remember listening to this when it came out and being struck, mostly, by the warm tone of the guitars and voices. Even on the stereos of the day it was a nice album to really listen to.
 
this is so eloquent, i hated to reply as to bury your post.

 Hannio wrote:
Allman Bros did some good songs, but a lot of it is just corny, schmaltzy and kitschy.
 
{#Silenced}

{#Taped-shut}

{#No}

 unclehud wrote:

I can understand your misinterpretation, since this album was released in 1970, before you were born.  This is the quintessetial "flower power" claim that love is enough to make everything good.  Kind of like the similar claim from Liverpool:  "All you need is love." 

I think the Allmans believed in mushrooms a lot more than they believed in Christ.
 
How sad for them.

I can remember listening to this when it came out and being struck, mostly, by the warm tone of the guitars and voices. Even on the stereos of the day it was a nice album to really listen to.
 unclehud wrote:
I think the Allmans believed in mushrooms a lot more than they believed in Christ.
 
I think I believe in the Allmans more than either of those—tho' 'shrooms come in close to the top...{#Propeller}

 Sloggydog wrote:
Another great new song for me.  Great music, great voice, sounds a little christian but i'll overlook that as i do with lots of other great music written for or inspired by what i think is the most popular fictional character of all time.
 
I can understand your misinterpretation, since this album was released in 1970, before you were born.  This is the quintessetial "flower power" claim that love is enough to make everything good.  Kind of like the similar claim from the Beatles:  "All you need is love." 

I think the Allmans believed in mushrooms a lot more than they believed in Christ.

 leathepea wrote:
How did Allan Woody (the bassplayer) die? Does anyone know?
 
From Wikipedia, the undisputed knower of all things:

Allen Woody joined the Allman Brothers Band along with guitarist Warren Haynes upon the group's reunion in 1989. Woody and Haynes formed side project Gov't Mule in 1994 with drummer Matt Abts. The two of them decided to leave the Allman Brothers Band in 1997 to put a full-time effort into Gov't Mule. Woody died in 2000, leaving behind his wife Jenny and daughter Savannah. The cause of his death was a heroin overdose.



Not my favorite version of this song (I think this is on one of the "An Evening With The Allman Brothers" discs — and it absolutely smokes there!) but I still like it anyway. {#Sunny}
 Sloggydog wrote:
Another great new song for me.  Great music, great voice, sounds a little christian but i'll overlook that as i do with lots of other great music written for or inspired by what i think is the most popular fictional character of all time.
 
Yes, love is a uniquely Christian concept. {#Beat}

My Dad didn't like much my 'our modern  music - he was rooted in Jazz and Swing of the 40s but he liked this track.

He died last week - funeral this Friday

Thanks Bill

 
Now we're talking guys - brilliant blast from the past!!
People, can you feel it?  Love is everywhere!  It still is, although you have to look a little harder now.
Allman Bros did some good songs, but a lot of it is just corny, schmaltzy and kitschy.
Yeahhhhhh! Bring on the dancing bananas!!!
Back from the era when every day a new Great Transformative Band would appear out of nowhere.
The continuing rippling from Feburary 1964.
Another great new song for me.  Great music, great voice, sounds a little christian but i'll overlook that as i do with lots of other great music written for or inspired by what i think is the most popular fictional character of all time.
dixiedeb wrote:

What a great batch of music today. I'm lovin this


Indeed.  Aretha to the Clash to the Allman Brothers in the same set.  If this keeps up I'll have to declare a holiday since no work will be done.

...just a slight turn of melody and we're listening to jessica...

What a great batch of music today.  I'm lovin this!


Ahhh... Duane and Dickie at their best! {#Bananajam}{#Bananajam}
Love MUST be everywhere today. Just a few minutes ago I was listening to this in the car on the satellite radio!! :bananapiano:
Perfect morning for a little ABB! Thanks Bill! "In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed" next time, please! :-)
meloman wrote:
Those were the days. Love was everywhere!
Thank god those days are over.
And then the involuntary muscles just started grooving to the tune.... More Allman Brothers!
Oh, yeah.
:clap: :clap:
Oh, I LOVE that song! Thanks for playing it :)
leathepea wrote:
No, there was another guy named allan woody, I don't know if was the original bassplayer, but he did play with them in 94'. I was just curious on how, because I heard that he died a little bit ago.
Berry Oakley was the original, Allen Woody joined in '89 or 90...Here's some info on Allen Woody -- (click here)He died in 2000.
welby wrote:
Do you mean Berry Oakley? (click here)
No, there was another guy named allan woody, I don't know if was the original bassplayer, but he did play with them in 94'. I was just curious on how, because I heard that he died a little bit ago.
Allman Brothers - Revival The Clash - Train In Vain Aretha Franklin - Think Morphine - Buena good diverse line up...I must be listening to RP.
leathepea wrote:
How did Allan Woody (the bassplayer) die? Does anyone know?
Do you mean Berry Oakley? (click here)
The Allman Brothers...my alltime favorite band.
How did Allan Woody (the bassplayer) die? Does anyone know?
:guitarist: :drummer: :bananajam: :bananasplit:
Now that's more like it Bill ! The Allman Bros are definitely one of the best bands to grace the webspace of RP! Pure gold!
when will the torture end!
65beve wrote:
People who does not love AllmanBrothers neither animals (Animals ;-) doesn't love people !
Huh?
Stellar song from one of the greatest bands ever.
My favorite vinyl from this band. Still have it.
Don't think I'll ever tire of hearing this classic Allman Bros. tune.
Love this tune, but then again, I'm very biased. This was my intro and outro music during my oh-so-short dabbling in the dee-jay biz... 1972, or thereabouts, Armed Forces Network, in Sinop, Turkey. Thanks for lighting off some long-dormant synapses, Bill!
DoofusGeezer wrote:
It's okay - he/she has dyslexia and meant 9.6
Don't worry Doofus...they aín't from aroun' hyeer! :dancingbanana_2:
Turn it up! yea!! :bananapiano: :bananajam: :bananajam: :dancingbanana_2: :dancingbanana_2:
AlienRelic wrote:
Only 6.9 for THIS??!!!! That's just sad....
It's okay - he/she has dyslexia and meant 9.6
Hannio wrote:
I wholeheartedly agree. Pure schmaltz. The Lawrence Welk of rock.
WHAT??!!!
nice! great song.
People who does not love AllmanBrothers neither animals (Animals ;-) doesn't love people !
yogaboat wrote:
The Allman Brothers: the world' most boring rambling dose of mediocrity. I can't. Stand. This band. :frustrated:
I wholeheartedly agree. Pure schmaltz. The Lawrence Welk of rock.
AlienRelic wrote:
Only 6.9 for THIS??!!!! That's just sad....
yeah, I'm surprised too!
Those were the days. Love was everywhere!
Only 6.9 for THIS??!!!! That's just sad....
Excellent.
Love the Allman's! Dancing in my cube!
Allman Brothers on RP......... OH HELL YEAH! :guitarist: :drummer: :sunny:
healyf52 wrote:
Anybody see the "Allmans" at 'Summer Jam' in Watkins Glen in 1973. I was there with 600,000 other 'hippies'. They were incredible.
Nope. I was only 4 in 1973. But, I am very jealous of you for having been there. Watkins Glen is legendary, not only for the Allmans, but for the Dead shows that happened there as well. I did see the Allman Brothers at the 1994 incarnation of Woodstock. It was incredible. They played on Sunday morning. We had been there since Thursday night, and by Sunday, my whole view on life seemed different! The rain on Saturday had been incredible. It had poured, and by late Saturday night (after Aerosmith played despite a pouring rain), the die hards were being separated from the casual fans. People started streaming out of the concert area after they learned that there was no longer any dry land anywhere in the vicinity, and that mud was now a way of life. I remember thanking my lucky stars for my Boy Scout training (put the tent up immediately upon arrival, and on high ground!!) and that I was not nearly as drunk as my friends when we arrived (some of whom left while I was puting up the tent on Thursday night, not to be seen again until Monday morning back at the car), for I had a dry and comfortable place to sleep on and off a few hours over the weekend. Anyway, I was largely dry, happy and awake when the Allmans took the stage early on Sunday morning. I carefully navigated the rivers of mud in order to get close to the stage to see the Allmans. Either everyone else was trying to get a few hours of sleep after Aerosmith (they played nearly until 4AM with fireworks at the end -- it stopped raining by then, sort of), or they had gone home. So, I was right up near the stage for their performance, and for the brief time that they played, the sun was out and it was warm. How lucky did I feel? It was awesome. Here was this legendary band on stage, and I was right up front! They played a lot of the tunes that they are known for, including this song. It was a wierd intimate setting, or so it seemed, and their music filled my cold weary heart with warmth. I will never forget that weekend or the Allman Bros. performance!
Anybody see the "Allmans" at 'Summer Jam' in Watkins Glen in 1973. I was there with 600,000 other 'hippies'. They were incredible.
this brings back so many great memories.
Was good until the singing and tamborines started.
I suppose I'm just a sucker for nice guitar harmony, but I really enjoy this.
The Allman Brothers: the world' most boring rambling dose of mediocrity. I can't. Stand. This band. :frustrated:
The Allman Brothers and other bands were part of a whole movement of Gospel/country rock bands that peeled the finishes off their Strats. The AB, Stills (mentioned below ... think of his Manssas album), and lotsof others, including Delaney & Bonnie And Friends (they toured with Clapton, recorded with Tina Turner, Eddie Kendricks, Clapton, King Curtis, Dave Mason, Billy Preston, Duane Someone-Or-Other, Leon Russell) ... just for a start. You don't have to like it. Just recognize that it was a huge gig in the late 60s and early 70s. It blazed trails for so much of what we hear today. Hey, just listen to the Counting Crows "Rain King," playing right now. Can't say there's no Alman influence there.
This early stuff by the Allman Brothers in the 70's is so great. Thanks Bill!
Pyro wrote:
Aren't you confusing them with the Grateful Dead? :lol:
Hey, leave the Dead out of this... :war:
i'm not really a fan, but my husband is so i am familiar with thier work. I really must admit, this song got me groovin' hear at work. its not that bad..
DirkGently wrote:
Man I hate this band. Pointless muisc that never goes anywhere. They were masters of dragging a 3 minute tune into 20. Bleh
Aren't you confusing them with the Grateful Dead? :lol:
DirkGently wrote:
Man I hate this band. Pointless muisc that never goes anywhere. They were masters of dragging a 3 minute tune into 20. Bleh
I agree completely! :puke:
What a tight band... I love the guitars, the keyboard, the vocals and the foot-stomping good time! 8)
What amazes me is that this was made when the band members were in their very early 20s. Too bad kids so rarely care about learning to really play instruments anymore.
That's a concert! Luv much of A Bros, but this song is among my very least favorite......... rockasaurus wrote:
Best concert I ever saw was CSNY with the Greg Allman Band warming up. Only time I've ever seen a warm-up band get called out for an encore. Halfway through the encore, Steve Stills ambled out, plugged in his guitar and began to jam with the band for another 15 minutes or so. Place went absolutely nuts. Great show.
Man I hate this band. Pointless muisc that never goes anywhere. They were masters of dragging a 3 minute tune into 20. Bleh
Man, I love this band.
Best concert I ever saw was CSNY with the Greg Allman Band warming up. Only time I've ever seen a warm-up band get called out for an encore. Halfway through the encore, Steve Stills ambled out, plugged in his guitar and began to jam with the band for another 15 minutes or so. Place went absolutely nuts. Great show.
ick
Ahhh, the ABs - nice Friday afternoon song. People, can you feel it?
sharkartist wrote:
I've seen the Allmans probably six or seven times back in the 70's and 80's, although never with Duane :cry: Now I hear that Dickey Betts has been fired? Say it ain't so. :frustrated:
Yeah, the guy's got issues.. and the rest of the band just got tired of dealing with them. The good news is that now we have the ABB & Dickey's band Great Southern making twice as much good music.
Their version of Stormy Monday is one of my all time favorties from one of my favorite bands. Most excellent!!
Note my favorite ABB song, but hey, it's still classic ABB. :motor:
Mot wrote:
A song that should be dusted off only occasionally these days as it's one of those that was, and still is, so over played as to have ingrained every note and nuance into our heads. This, sadly, is one of the reasons I just can't stand to visit the "Classic Rock" stations.
Hey, spare a thought for the rest of the globe! 'Classic Rock' stations across Europe are only aware of Jessica (short version!) and what else is classed as 'classic' can be very debatable. The more ABB on the global airwaves, the better, I say. :music:
A song that should be dusted off only occasionally these days as it's one of those that was, and still is, so over played as to have ingrained every note and nuance into our heads. This, sadly, is one of the reasons I just can't stand to visit the "Classic Rock" stations.
Originally Posted by TheWizardOfUhs: I think Dickey has been fired a bunch of times. :lol:
Check out their new album. Warren & Derick do a great job without Dickey. Nothing real new but a very familiar sound. Highly recommend.
The Allman Brothers ROCK!
Love it, Love it! How about \"Whippin\' Post\"?? Haven\'t heard that one in a decade and it deserves a chance!!!
Originally Posted by sharkartist: I've seen the Allmans probably six or seven times back in the 70's and 80's, although never with Duane :cry: Now I hear that Dickey Betts has been fired? Say it ain't so. :frustrated:
I think Dickey has been fired a bunch of times. :lol:
This song has kicked ass since the day it arrived. BRAVO!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:
I\'ve seen the Allmans probably six or seven times back in the 70\'s and 80\'s, although never with Duane :cry: Now I hear that Dickey Betts has been fired? Say it ain\'t so. :frustrated:
Originally Posted by svrfgvitar: Ahhh, a two-drummer jam band. Can't beat that sound with sticks. Who said that Lowell George was the best slide player ever? Must have missed Duane.
Funny, I was just commenting on Lowell earlier today and though I find his (George's)stylings more soulful, I was a Duane Allman devotee long before I was aware of Lowell George. I'd have to say that these two stand shoulder to shoulder, of the sort we're not likely to see again. A true heartbreak that they're not with us anymore. :cry:
YESSSSSS!!!! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:
:bounce: :bounce: :bounce:
I find the Allman Bros to be a bit too repetitive for my taste.