Over the weekend in New England one of Gregg Allman’s best-loved songs showed up on the Zac Brown Band’s set list time and time again, each time fueled with extended guitar solos and soul wrenching blues-spiked vocals, as you can see and hear here. Allman is being laid to rest Sat. June 3 in Macon, where the Allman Brothers Band formed. At the June 7 CMT Awards we hear several artists — including Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker and Lady A’s Charles Kelley — will honor Allman’s foundational influence on modern southern music through yet another heartfelt tribute.
He says he never does this because it is just too risky when the the question gets popped and the answer is not what people want to hear, but just this once, Blake let his softie heart decide to just go with it.
Old Dominion recently released from a forthcoming-with-no-other-details-available-yet followup to their Meat And Candy album a new tune. “No Such Thing As A Broken Heart” is meant as a song to keep loving and hold out hope to…and keep dancing along with as if no one is watching. Here’s their video, which features an acoustic version