Album: Idlewild South (1970)
Charted: 92

Songfacts®:

  • The first Allman Brothers song to chart, this hit #92 in America.
  • This was the first original song the band recorded that was not written by Gregg Allman. Guitarist Dickey Betts wrote it.
  • With an acoustic guitar into and the refrain "Love is everywhere," this became a favorite among hippies in the US.

Comments: 5

  • Tj from IllinoisThis song should be more well known. The electric guitar intro is incredible, the acoustic guitar backing is beautiful and the gospel message and feel to the body of the song is amazing. It’s message is beautiful and the song is beautiful. The good, the true and the beautiful is what good art should be.
  • Stefanie from Rock Hill, ScGood song! Good message!
  • Barry from New York, NyThe ABB's shows are performed with a light show known as the Brotherhood of Light. They used to have a cool light show backing "Revival" which featured images of 60s protests and Woodstock. Recently, I haven't seen them do it anymore.
  • Barry from New York, NyAt recent Allman Brothers Band shows they have been extending the song a bit with a jam before the end. This song makes a good concert opener.
  • Matt from Charleston, ScSuprisingly, for having a hippie air about them, the Allmans (and/or song owners) have "sold out" some of their songs, including this one.
    Was actually adapted for a Red Lobster TV ad a few years ago that used the refrain "Lobsters everywhere".
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