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At Fillmore East

At Fillmore East is a Southern rock album by Allman Brothers Band, released in July of 1971 (see 1971 in music). Their breakthrough success, At Fillmore East remains one of the top-selling albums in the band's catalogue and is one of the critical heights of their career, and "generally accepted as greatest live recording in the history of rock music" by's Chuck Hicks [1]. The album was produced by Tom Dowd, who condensed the running time of various songs, even merging more than one performance onto one track.

At Fillmore East peaked at #13 on Billboard's Pop Albums chart.

Additional note: The memorable "Mountain Jam", recorded the same evening, was later released on "Eat A Peach", spanning two sides of the double album. "Mountain Jam" is based on Donovan's "First There Is A Mountain" and features all of the band's members in extensive solos. This song clearly shows the band playing at its best.

Track listing

  1. Statesboro Blues (McTell) - 4:17
  2. Done Somebody Wrong (James/Levy/Lewis) - 4:33
  3. Stormy Monday (Walker) - 8:44
  4. You Don't Love Me (Cobbs) - 19:15
  5. Hot 'Lanta (Berry/Butch/Dicky/Duane/Gregg/Jai Johanny) - 5:17
  6. In Memory of Elizabeth Reed (Betts) - 13:04
  7. Whipping Post (Allman) - 22:56