Where It All Begins

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Where It All Begins
The Allman Brothers Band - Where It All Begins.jpg
Studio album by The Allman Brothers Band
Released May 3, 1994
Recorded January 1994 at BR Ranch Studios, Jupiter, FL
Genre Southern rock, blues rock, country rock
Length 55:59
Label Sony Music
Producer Tom Dowd
The Allman Brothers Band chronology
An Evening with the Allman Brothers Band: First Set
(1992)An Evening with the Allman Brothers Band: First Set1992
Where It All Begins
(1994)
An Evening with the Allman Brothers Band: 2nd Set
(1995)An Evening with the Allman Brothers Band: 2nd Set1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
The Music Box 4/5 stars[2]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[3]

Where It All Begins is the eleventh studio album by the Allman Brothers Band. "No One to Run With" obtained the greatest amount of album-oriented rock airplay, while "Soulshine", written by Warren Haynes, gained success as a concert and fan favorite. Gregg Allman also started to confront his substance abuse problems in the past on songs such as "All Night Train". This sold considerably better than its predecessor, Shades of Two Worlds. In 1998, the album went Gold. Nevertheless, critical reception was weaker. This was also the last studio album the group recorded with original guitarist Dickey Betts.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "All Night Train" (Gregg Allman, Warren Haynes, Chuck Leavell) – 4:04
  2. "Sailin' 'Cross the Devil's Sea" (Allman, Haynes, Allen Woody, Jack Pearson) – 4:57
  3. "Back Where It All Begins" (Dickey Betts) – 9:12
  4. "Soulshine" (Warren Haynes) – 6:44
  5. "No One to Run With" (Dickey Betts, John Prestia) – 5:59
  6. "Change My Way of Living" (Dickey Betts) – 6:15
  7. "Mean Woman Blues" (Dickey Betts) – 5:01
  8. "Everybody's Got a Mountain to Climb" (Dickey Betts) – 4:01
  9. "What's Done Is Done" (Gregg Allman, Allen Woody) – 4:09
  10. "Temptation Is a Gun" (Gregg Allman, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon) – 5:37

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eder, Bruce (2011). "Where It All Begins - The Allman Brothers Band | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 6 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Metzger, John (2011). "Allman Brothers Band - Where It All Begins (Album Review)". musicbox-online.com. Retrieved 6 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Evans, Paul (2011). "The Allman Brothers Band: Where It All Begins : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". web.archive.org. Archived from the original on July 25, 2008. Retrieved 6 August 2011.