Why are the Allman Brothers laughing?
So there you go. Turns out it was an impromptu drug buy–rather than some well-timed flatulence–that caused the joyful expressions on the cover of one of rock’s most endearing albums. For scads more interesting details about the history of the Allmans, I suggest you score yourself a copy of One Way Out.
When did the Allman Brothers record Live at the Fillmore East?
|At Fillmore East|
|Released||July 6, 1971|
|Recorded||March 12–13, 1971|
|Venue||Fillmore East (New York City)|
|Genre||Southern rock blues blues rock jam rock jazz rock|
How many people could the Fillmore East hold?
2,654Fillmore East / Capacity
Bill Graham, who had kickstarted the rock music scene in San Francisco with the Fillmore Auditorium, sought to recreate that success in his hometown. He named it the Fillmore East. It quickly became a hit. Despite its diminutive facade, the building could hold an audience of 2,600, and seats sold out fast.
What is Live at the Fillmore?
Live at the Fillmore East 1968 is a live album by the English rock band The Who. It was recorded at the Fillmore East, New York City on Saturday 6 April 1968 and released on 20 April 2018 as a double album on CD, and a triple album on LP. Live at the Fillmore East 1968. Live album by. The Who.
How many times did the Allman Brothers play at the Fillmore East?
A live album was the obvious solution. To cut the record, the band played New York’s Fillmore East for three nights — March 11, 12 and 13, 1971. They were paid $1250 per show.
Why are so many places called the Fillmore?
In 1954, Charles Sullivan, one of the most successful African-American businessmen in San Francisco at the time, started booking bands and renamed the venue The Fillmore Auditorium.
How many Fillmore venues are there?
With the Fillmore brand now owned by LiveNation, there are currently eight (soon to be nine) venues bearing the name around the country, including San Francisco’s original Fillmore Auditorium in the Fillmore District, where Graham began promoting shows in late 1965.
Who Fillmore 68?
Live at the Fillmore East 1968 is a live album by the English rock band The Who. It was recorded at the Fillmore East, New York City on Saturday 6 April 1968 and released on 20 April 2018 as a double album on CD, and a triple album on LP. The Who Hits 50!
Who played the last show at Fillmore West?
the Grateful Dead
One of its most popular acts was the Grateful Dead, who played the venue more than 60 times. The Dead played their final show at the Fillmore West on Friday night, July 2.