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Trace the tragedies, trials and triumphs of The Allman Brothers Band

Allman Brothers Band Eat A Peach

On Oct. 15, 1971, The Allman Brothers Band was on top of the world. Years of hard work paid off with popular success as “At Fillmore East” achieved Gold Record status. The band was hard at work on its next studio album. Fourteen days later, the band’s path took a devastating turn: Lead guitarist Duane Allman died in a motorcycle crash. Somehow, the group still managed to complete the incomparable “Eat A Peach.”