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Alan Paul Remembers Butch Trucks: “The world feels a lot quieter, a lot smaller and a lot more boring”


You know Butch Trucks better than you think you do, even if you never met the man. His personality was in every bar of every song that the Allman Brothers Band ever played: hard charging, exuberant, soulful, intelligent, no-nonsense, cocky, determined, proud, earthy, cerebral and soulful. Trucks could, as producer Tom Dowd once noted, simultaneously play rhythm, harmony and melody; his playing…