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The title refers to a Navajo belief that there are 7 times in life that you must make a decision that determines your life path. Taking the wrong path means you must either backtrack or stay on the road to ruin.
Allman's guitarist Dickey Betts wrote this after producer Tom Dowd asked him to write something similar to "Blue Sky."
This was the title track to the Allman Brothers comeback album. They had not recorded together for 9 years.
This was one of the few Allman Brothers songs where Betts sang lead.
Features Warren Haynes on slide guitar. His addition to the band on the Seven Turns album allowed them to play with 2 guitars, like they did before Duane Allman died in 1971.
Mike Watt - "History Lesson, Pt. 2"
Mike Watt of the Minutemen tells the story of the song that became an Indie Rock touchstone. It's also the story of what Mike calls "The Movement."
What Made Big Star Shine
The last living original member of Big Star - drummer Jody Stephens, looks back on the band and their legacy, including the theme for That '70s Show
Harry is Derek Smalls in Spinal Tap, Mark Shubb in The Folksmen, and Mr. Burns on The Simpsons
After many years working on the Bridge School, Pegi is establishing her career as a singer/songwriter.