Wednesday, January 17, 2007

1/16/07 with Eli Polonsky - Duane Allman tribute

Todays special show centered on a new biography of guitarist Duane Allman titled "Skydog: The Duane Allman Story" by music writer Randy Poe on Backbeat Books.

It was a tribute to the life and music of Duane Allman, who died at age 24 following a tragic motorcycle accident on October 29, 1971. Author Randy Poe joined me by telephone for the first hour of the show to discuss the book. All the songs played in full below include Duane Allman on guitar.

01. (Excerpt): Allman Brothers Band - Mountain Jam

Author Randy Poe's selections:
02. Wilson Pickett - Hey Jude
03. Clarence Carter - Road Of Love
04. Allman Brothers Band - Trouble No More
05. John Hammond Jr. - Shake For Me
06. Allman Brothers Band - Please Call Home
07. Eric Clapton & Duane Allman - Mean Old World
08. Derek & The Dominos - Layla
09. (Excerpt): Taj Mahal - Statesboro Blues
10. Allman Brothers Band - Statesboro Blues
11. Duane Allman, Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley - Little Martha

My selections:
12. Boz Scaggs - Loan Me A Dime
13. Delaney & Bonnie and Friends - Soul Shake
14. Delaney & Bonnie and Friends (Duane on dobro) - Medley: Come On In My Kitchen/ Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean/ Going Down The Road Feeling Bad
15. Aretha Franklin - The Weight
16. Hour Glass - B.B. King Medley (Request)
17. Arthur Conley - Stuff You Gotta Watch
18. King Curtis - Games People Play
19. Herbie Mann - Push Push

Larry Miller will be with you next Tuesday, I'll see you on the 30'th!

Stream this show here (until January 30).

Thanks for listening,
Eli Polonsky


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