The Allman Brothers Band Men's Retro T-Shirt : Large

The Allman Brothers Band Men's Retro T-Shirt  : Large
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The Eat A Peach tour should have been a live showcase for considerable talents Duane and Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Butch Trucks, Jaimoe and Berry Oakley. Instead, the tour was a brave outing sandwiched between the motorcycle-related deaths of slide-guitarist Duane, in October, 1971 and bassist Oakely, in November, 1972. A smooth Southern rock offering whose original studio numbers included the jamming talents of Duane and Dickey Betts, the tour added pianist Chuck Leavell to the line-up and had the ultimate effect of propelling Betts from the late Allman's considerable artistic shadow. True aficionados of the early Allman Brothers know the provenance of 'eat a peach,' but new fans may not. Contrary to appealing rock legend, Duane didn't die in a collision with a peach truck, nor was the line a high-brow reference to T.S. Eliot's Prufrock love song. Rather, Duane made the remark to Ellen Mandel in a Goodtimes Magazine interview. The second part of his response, "... I eat a peach for