The Allman Brothers Band

The Road Goes on Forever

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The initial release of The Road Goes on Forever was solid, containing the simple basics of the Allmans' Capricorn recordings. The expanded version that Mercury released in 2001 improves it considerably by almost doubling its running length with 13 bonus tracks and sprawling over two full CDs. This gives plenty of space to showcase the Allmans at their unrestrained best, capturing some of their finest concert jams while sketching a full portrait of their time at Capricorn. As a historic document, the box Dreams still can't be beat, but for listeners who want a thorough anthology that's not exhaustive, this is an excellent choice.

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