The Road Goes On Forever (The Allman Brothers Band album)

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The Road Goes on Forever
Compilation album by The Allman Brothers Band
Released 1975
October 23, 2001 (2001-10-23) (2001 release)
Recorded 1969-1973
1969-1979 (2001 release)
Genre Southern rock, blues-rock
Length 84:40
152:18 (2001 release)
Label Capricorn
Producer Tom Dowd and Johnny Sandlin
The Allman Brothers Band chronology
Win, Lose or Draw
(1975)
The Road Goes On Forever
(1975)
Wipe the Windows, Check the Oil, Dollar Gas
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
1983 Rolling Stone Record Guide 3/5 stars
PopMatters [2]

The Road Goes On Forever was The Allman Brothers Band's first compilation album, a two-LP set released in 1975. It featured songs from the Allmans' first five albums. In 2001, an expanded edition was released featuring 13 more tracks. The album's title is a line from "Midnight Rider."

Track listing[edit]

Record 1: Side 1[edit]

  1. "Black Hearted Woman" (Greg Allman) – 5:18
  2. "Dreams" (Allman) – 7:19
  3. "Whipping Post" (Allman) – 5:22
  4. "Midnight Rider" (Allman, Robert Payne) – 3:00

Record 1: Side 2[edit]

  1. "Statesboro Blues" (Live) (Blind Willie McTell) – 4:20
  2. "Stormy Monday" (Live) (T-Bone Walker) - 8:50
  3. "(I'm Your) Hoochie Coochie Man" (Willie Dixon) – 4:58
  4. "Stand Back" (Allman, Berry Oakley) – 3:26

Record 2: Side 3[edit]

  1. "One Way Out" (Live) (Elmore James, Marshall Sehorn, Sonny Boy Williamson II) – 5:00
  2. "Blue Sky" (Dickey Betts) – 5:11
  3. "Hot 'Lanta" (Allman, Betts, Jai Johanny Johanson, Oakley, Butch Trucks) – 5:22
  4. "Ain't Wastin' Time No More" (Allman) – 3:40
  5. "Melissa" (Allman) – 3:54

Record 2: Side 4[edit]

  1. "Wasted Words" (Allman) – 4:20
  2. "Jessica" (Betts) – 7:30
  3. "Ramblin' Man" (Betts) – 4:50
  4. "Little Martha" (Allman) – 2:10

2001 Expanded Edition Track Listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Don't Want You No More" (Live) (Spencer Davis, Eddie Hardin) – 2:25
  2. "It's Not My Cross to Bear" (Live) (Allman) – 4:57
  3. "Blackhearted Woman" (Allman) – 5:18
  4. "Trouble No More" (Live) (Muddy Waters) – 3:49
  5. "Dreams" (Allman) – 7:19
  6. "Whipping Post" (Allman) – 5:22
  7. "Revival" (Live) (Betts) – 4:05
  8. "Midnight Rider" (Allman, Payne) – 3:00
  9. "Don't Keep Me Wonderin'" (Live) (Allman) – 3:31
  10. "Hoochie Coochie Man" (Dixon) – 4:58
  11. "Statesboro Blues" (Live) (McTell) – 4:20
  12. "Stormy Monday" (Live) (Walker) – 8:50
  13. "Hot 'Lanta" (Live) (Allman, Betts, Johanson, Oakley, Trucks) – 5:22
  14. "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" (Live) (Betts) – 13:05

Disc two[edit]

  1. "One Way Out" (Live) (James, Sehorn, Williamson) – 5:00
  2. "Ain't Wastin' Time No More" (Allman) – 3:40
  3. "Melissa" (Alaimo, Allman) – 3:54
  4. "Stand Back" (Allman, Oakley) – 3:26
  5. "Blue Sky" (Betts) – 5:11
  6. "Little Martha" (Allman) – 2:10
  7. "Wasted Words" (Allman) – 4:20
  8. "Ramblin' Man" (Betts) – 4:50
  9. "Southbound" (Live) (Betts) – 5:10
  10. "Jessica" (Betts) – 7:30
  11. "Come and Go Blues" (Live) (Allman) – 5:03
  12. "Can't Lose What You Never Had" (Waters) – 5:54
  13. "Win, Lose or Draw" (Allman) – 4:47
  14. "Crazy Love" (Betts) – 3:45
  15. "Can't Take It With You" (Betts) – 3:36
  16. "Pegasus" (Betts) – 7:31

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas (2011). "The Road Goes on Forever [Expanded] - The Allman Brothers Band | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 6 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Hicks, Chuck (23 October 2001). "The Allman Brothers Band: The Road Goes on Forever: A Collection of Their Greatest Recordings [Expa < PopMatters". popmatters.com. Retrieved 14 January 2012.