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Album: At Fillmore EastReleased: 1971
This song is an instrumental that only appears on live albums. It evolved out of a jam session when Allman Brothers guitarist Dickey Betts got the idea for the melody line.
This was a feature song at concerts for bass player Berry Oakley until he died in a motorcycle accident in 1972.
The title is a nickname for the city of Atlanta. The Allman Brothers are from the nearby city of Macon.