Two Gregg Allman reissues are out today (Friday).
Laid Back, the late southern rock icon's first solo album from 1973, is back out on vinyl. The album, which includes his hit remake of The Allman Brothers Band's "Midnight Rider," is also available in a deluxe two-disc CD package and as a digital collection, with 26 early mixes, demos and outtakes, 13 of them previously unreleased.
Gregg Allman on naming his first album Laid Back:
Also out isThe Gregg Allman Tour, back on vinyl -- available in black or marble -- after more than 30 years. Recorded at Carnegie Hall in New York on April 10th and 11th, 1974, and at the Capitol Theater in Passaic, New Jersey on April 13th, it features Allman backed by the band Cowboy and a 24-piece orchestra. It's now out on two discs and digitally.
Allman died from liver cancer on May 27th, 2017. He was 69.