Allman Brothers: Eat A Peach- Live At The Fillmore East 1972-Super Audio CD SACD HYBRID 2004

A tribute to the dearly departed Duane, Eat a Peach rambles through two albums, running through a side of new songs, recorded post-Duane, spending a full album on live cuts from the Fillmore East sessions, then offering a round of studio tracks Duane completed before his death. Rovi Rating:

 On the first side, they do suggest the mellowness of the Dickey Betts-led Brothers and Sisters, particularly on the lovely "Melissa," and this stands in direct contrast with the monumental live cuts that dominate the album. They're at the best on the punchier covers of "One Way Out" and "Trouble No More," both proof of the group's exceptional talents as a roadhouse blues-rock band, but Duane does get his needed showcase on "Mountain Jam," a sprawling 33-minute jam that may feature a lot of great playing, but is certainly a little hard for anyone outside of diehards to sit through. Apart from that cut, the record showcases the Allmans at their peak, and it's hard not to feel sad as the acoustic guitars of "Little Martha" conclude the record, since this tribute isn't just heartfelt, it offers proof of Duane Allman's immense talents and contribution to the band. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Rovi


Track Listing

    Track # Title
    1 Ain't Wastin' Time No More
    2 Brers in a Minor
    3 Melissa
    4 Mountain Jam [live]
    5 One Way Out [live]
    6 Trouble No More [live]
    7 Stand Back
    8 Blue Sky
    9 Little Martha

There are three types of SACDs:[18]

  • Hybrid: Hybrid SACDs are encoded with a 4.7 GB DSD layer (also known as the HD layer), as well as a PCM (Red Book) audio layer readable by most conventional Compact Disc players.[22]
  • Single-layer: A DVD-5 encoded with one 4.7 GB DSD layer. Single-layer SACDs are not backward-compatible with conventional CD players.
  • Dual-layer: A DVD-9 encoded with two DSD layers, totaling 8.5 GB, and no PCM layer. Dual-layer SACDs can store nearly twice as much data as a single-layer SACD. Like single-layer SACDs, dual-layer discs are not backward-compatible with conventional CD players. 



Allman Brothers Band
Eat a Peach
13 July 2004
SACD/HYBRID SACD ~ Discs:1 ~ Country:USA
Umgd/Mercury ( POL )
E: Super Audio CD


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