Tag Archives: Allman Brothers

Jaimoe on Charles ‘Honeyboy’ Otis: I Was in Shock for About a Month

SKF NOTE: This is another small piece of a longer interview that took place on April 3, 1982 after an Elvin Jones drum clinic at Professional Percussion Center in New York City. Taking part in the interview were Max Weinberg, … Continue reading

Posted in SKF Blog | Tagged , , , , , ,

Jaimoe’s Unique ‘Fish Sticks’ Photo

SKF NOTE: From my private Fish Sticks stash. Jaimoe sent me this signed snapshot mid-1980s (?). A view of Jaimoe in action with the Allman Brothers few people see. — end —

Posted in SKF Blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

When Dave “Frankie” Toler Replaced Jaimo

SKF NOTE: The late drummer Dave “Frankie” Toler replaced Jaimo (1981-82) in the Allman Brothers Band. This is a publicity shot of that makeup of the band.

Posted in SKF Blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Scott K Fish Interview: Jaimo and Butch Trucks

SKF NOTE Jan. 25, 2017. I am very sad to hear about Butch Trucks’s death. He was a great guy and an essential part of the Allman Brothers sound.  SKF NOTE: I don’t need to add much explanation to this … Continue reading

Posted in SKF Blog | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Derek Trucks: Inspired by Elvin Jones’s Mother

Watkins: Tedeschi Trucks ‘happy and soulful’ Billy Watkins, The Clarion-Ledger 11:16 a.m. CDT May 14, 2015 Q. I wanted to know about [Derek Trucks‘s] style, about what he tries to say using his guitar. A. “I try to convey some … Continue reading

Posted in Drum/Music News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jaimo’s Drum Room Circa 1980

SKF NOTE: After interviewing Jaimo and Butch Trucks (Modern Drummer May 1981), Jaimo and his wife at the time, Candy, invited me to spend a weekend with them at their Macon, Georgia home. It was both a fun and somber … Continue reading

Posted in SKF Blog | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Joe English on Jaimoe: He Was Incredible

SKF NOTE: Joe English was tough to interview. Here’s what I wrote as part of the interview introduction in the June 1986 Modern Drummer: “Joe English agreed to to this interview in 1980. Then he disappeared. In 1983, I got … Continue reading

Posted in SKF Blog | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment