Dickey Betts & Great Southern - Bottom Line 1977 (2CD import)


Dickey Betts is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, and composer best known as a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band. Betts was the writer and singer on The Allmans' hit single "Ramblin' Man" but is also renowned for composing instrumentals, the most notable being "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" and "Jessica" (the latter widely known as the theme to the TV show Top Gear). He was inducted with the band into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 and also won a best rock performance Grammy Award with the band for "Jessica" in 1996. Betts was ranked No. 58 on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time list in 2003. Since leaving The Allman Brothers he has carved out a successful solo career. This 1977 double live set captures Betts with his band Great Southern on great form at a show at the legendary Bottom Line in New York City. It includes a 24 minute rendition of their classic "High Falls".

Track Listing:

  1. - Disc 1 -

    1 Blue Sky

    2 Run Gypsy Run

    3 Out to Get Me

    4 Bougainvillea

    5 In Memory of Elizabeth Reed

    6 Nothing You Can Do

    7 Southbound

    8 Jessica

    9 The Way Love Goes

    - Disc 2 -

    1 High Falls

    2 Ramblin' Man

Release Date: 12.2.2022