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This is Gregg Allman's signature song, describing how he continues on in the face of obstacles.
Roadie Kim Payne came up with the line "The road goes on forever." He got a songwriting credit for his contribution.
With the help of Kim Payne, who was guarding their equipment, Gregg Allman broke into their Macon recording studio in the middle of the night he wrote this. He wanted to get some tracks down before he forgot.
Gregg Allman used this to open his 1973 solo album Laid Back. It was released as a single and hit US #19.
This song can be heard in the movie Unbreakable when Bruce Willis's character is lifting weights. (thanks, ni - mechanicsburg, PA)
In 2013, this was used by Geico in a commercial for their motorcycle insurance. The spot, titled "Money Man," shows a rider literally made of money cruising while the song plays. The Allman Brother are certainly popular with the biker crowd, but those familiar with the band found the ad in poor taste, as both Duane Allman and Berry Oakley died in motorcycle accidents.
Gary Lewis and the Playboys had 7 Top-10 hits despite competition from The Beatles. Gary talks about the hits, his famous father, and getting drafted.
His song "Into The Night" is one of the most-played of all time. For Benny, it took him to hell and back.
Was "Pearl" Eddie Vedder's grandmother, and did she really make a hallucinogenic jam? Did Journey have a contest to name the group? And what does KISS stand for anyway?
Steve Forbert - "Romeo's Tune"
"Let me smell the moon in your perfume..." It took a rough mix and an extra verse, but Steve found his "calling card" song, which is always