Cover Alert: Allman Brothers Band – Rain (The Beatles)

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As we mentioned earlier, the Allman Brothers Band kicked off the second set of last night’s March Madness Run opening show at the Beacon Theatre in New York City yesterday with a cover of Rain by The Beatles. Though Gregg Allman had recorded the tune, which was originally released in 1966 as the b-side to Paperback Writer, back in 1985, this was the first time the Allmans played it.


ABB guitarist Warren Haynes said this about the band’s cover of Rain to Jambands.com, “[Gregg’s version] is based on a version John Lennon did with an acoustic piano and a choir.” Now we can check it out for ourselves as LazyLightning55 has posted a video of the Allman Brothers Band performing Rain. Far from the psychedelic-tinged Beatles original, this version has that signature Allman’s sound…

Allman Brothers Band – Rain

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