Video: Allman Brothers Band – Dreams

Yesterday, unbeknownst to us, we missed the fact that March 8th marked the 44th anniversary of Bill Graham opening the legendary Fillmore East. The venue, located on Manhattan’s E. 6th Street and 2nd Avenue, which was then known as the Lower East Side, hosted just about every important and influential rock act from 1968 to 1971. The former Yiddish theater, opened with a meaty, impressive triple bill of Big Brother & The Holding Company, Tim Buckley and Albert King on that late winter night.

[Signpost Marks The Spot – Photo by Gyre – Used Under CC3.0]

With the Allman Brothers Band set to kick off their annual Beacon run tonight, it seemed only appropriate to honor the anniversary of the Fillmore East with a tune from the Southern-rock act, who recorded arguably one of the best live albums of all time – At Fillmore East  – there. Check out this nine-plus minute version of Dreams recorded at the iconic venue on September 23, 1970…

Allman Brothers BandDreams (Live)

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