The Allman Brothers Band – Wipe the Windows, Check the Oil, Dollar Gas (180g Vinyl 2LP)
The Allman Brothers Band Wipe The Windows, Check The Oil, Dollar Gas on 180g 2LP
1976 Double Live Album Remastered from the Original Analog Tapes by Kevin Reeves & Cut on Copper Plates Using Abbey Road Mastering’s Direct Metal Mastering (DMM) Lathe!
Nine essential Allman Brothers Band albums, spanning 1969 to 1979, have been remastered from the original analog tapes for reissue on audiophile quality 180g vinyl in July 2016 by Mercury/UMe. They include: an expanded 2LP edition of The Allman Brothers Band; Idlewild South; At Fillmore East; Eat a Peach; Brothers and Sisters; Win, Lose or Draw; Wipe the Windows, Check the Oil, Dollar Gas; Enlightened Rogues; and the 3LP debut of Live At Ludlow Garage 1970. The albums have been remastered by Kevin Reeves to 192kHz/24-bit audio and cut on copper plates using Abbey Road Mastering’s Direct Metal Mastering (DMM) lathe. All nine LP packages feature faithfully replicated original album artwork.
The excellent 1976 double live album – Wipe the Windows, Check the Oil, Dollar Gas – compiles concert performances the Allman Brothers recorded at live venues across the U.S. from 1972 through 1975. The dazzling 11-track set draws heavily on material from their latest studio opus Brothers and Sisters (1973) with smoking takes on all-time classics “Wasted Words,” “Ramblin’ Man,” “Southbound,” and “Jessica” and throws in can’t miss warhorses like Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More” and “In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed” to really seal the deal. Featuring Gregg Allman (vocals, organ), Dickey Betts (guitar, vocals), Lamar Williams (bass), Chuck Leavell (piano, vocals), Butch Trucks (drums, percussion) and Jaimoe (drums, percussion).