Gregg Allman ‘Laid Back’ Reissue Coming

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Gregg Allman’s 1973 debut solo album, Laid Back, is getting a remastered reissue along with the long out of print The Gregg Allman Tour live album. The Laid Back deluxe edition features over two dozen bonus tracks including unreleased demos, outtakes, alternates and new mixes. The re-release is due on August 30 via Mercury in a number of formats including CD and 180-gram black and limited edition vinyl.

The Gregg Allman Tour live album documented Allman’s subsequent tour in 1974 after the release of Laid Back. Recorded at the legendary Carnegie Hall in New York City and the Capitol Theatre in New Jersey, The Gregg Allman Tour features backing band Cowboy consisting of Scott Boyer, Randall Bramblett, David Brown, Chuck Leavell, Bill Stewart and Tommy Talton and includes songs like “Stand Back,” “Oncoming Traffic,” “Dreams, “Turn On Your Love Light,” “Are You Lonely For Me Baby” and Elvis Presley’s “I Feel So Bad.” The Gregg Allman Tour also arrives on August 30 in both vinyl and digital formats.

Check out both tracklists of below along with Allman covering Jackson Browne’s “These Days”:

Laid Back Deluxe Edition Tracklist

CD 1: Laid Back Remastered

  1. Midnight Rider
  2. Queen Of Hearts
  3. Please Call Home
  4. Don’t Mess Up A Good Thing
  5. These Days
  6. Multi-Colored Lady
  7. All My Friends
  8. Will The Circle Be Unbroken

Laid back Early Mixes

  1. Midnight Rider (Early Mix)*
  2. Queen Of Hearts (Early Mix)
  3. Please Call Home (Early Mix)*
  4. Don’t Mess Up A Good Thing (Early Mix)*
  5. These Days (Early Mix)*
  6. Multi-Colored Lady (Early Mix)
  7. All My Friends (Early Mix)*
  8. Will The Circle Be Unbroken (Early Mix)*

CD 2: demos, outtakes & alternates

  1. Never Knew How Much (Demo)**
  2. All My Friends (Demo)
  3. Please Call Home (Demo)*
  4. Queen Of Hearts (Demo)*
  5. God Rest His Soul (Solo Guitar & Vocal Demo)
  6. Rollin’ Stone (Catfish Blues) (Solo Guitar & Vocal Demo)**
  7. Will The Circle Be Unbroken (Solo Guitar & Vocal Demo)
  8. Multi-Colored Lady (Solo Guitar & Vocal Demo)
  9. These Days (Solo Guitar, Piano & Vocal Demo)*
  10. Shadow Dream Song (Solo Guitar & Vocal Demo)
  11. Wasted Words**
  12. These Days (Alternate Version with Pedal Steel Guitar)
  13. Multi-Colored Lady (Rough Mix)*
  14. These Days (Rough Mix)*
  15. God Rest His Soul (Rehearsal)
  16. Midnight Rider (Rehearsal)*
  17. Song For Adam / Shadow Dream Song (Solo Guitar & Vocal Demo)
  18. Melissa (Live at the Capitol Theatre)*

* Previously unreleased

** Previously unreleased mix

The Gregg Allman Tour

Disc 1 Side 1

  1. Don’t Mess Up A Good Thing
  2. Queen Of Hearts
  3. Feel So Bad

Disc 4

  1. Turn On Your Love Light
  2. Oncoming Traffic
  3. Will The Circle Be Unbroken

Disc 2 Side 3

  1. Stand Back
  2. Time Will Take Us*
  3. Where Can You Go?*

Disc 3

  1. Double Cross
  2. Dreams
  3. Are You Lonely For Me Baby

* Performed by Cowboy