Butch Trucks is rarely at a loss for words.
Whether reminiscing about The Allman Brothers, re-iterating the band’s love for their annual shows at the Beacon Theatre (“It’s like going home every night”) or explaining how the set list is chosen for each concert (that’s guitarist Warren Haynes’ duty), Trucks is happy to expound.
The original drummer for the celebrated Southern rockers (along with fellow sticksman Jaimoe Johanson) is talking from his home in Florida, where an hour-long conversation ping-pongs from the Allman’s then-upcoming dates with Santana to Gregg Allman’s autobiography to politics to literature and back again to the band.
For more than a decade, this incarnation of the Allmans has remained steady – Gregg Allman, Trucks, his nephew Derek on guitar, Oteil Burbridge on bass, Marc Quiñones on drums and
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