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Allman Brothers Band to lose two guitarists this year

Allman Brothers Band to lose two guitarists this year

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. guitarists Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes have announced their plans to leave the Allman Brothers Band this year to pursue other projects.
Santana, Allman Brothers to play six shows

Santana, Allman Brothers to play six shows

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) -- Carlos Santana and the Santana Band will share the stage with The Allman Brothers Band for six co-headlining dates in the United States this July.
White House celebrates the blues

White House celebrates the blues

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- An all-star lineup headed by B.B. King, Mick Jagger, Buddy Guy and Jeff Beck helped U.S. President Barack Obama celebrate the blues at the White House Tuesday.
The Dead to rise for tour this spring

The Dead to rise for tour this spring

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The surviving members of the iconic rock group the Grateful Dead have announced plans to embark on their first U.S. concert tour in five years.

Christmas Jam benefit hits 18th year

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Habitat For Humanity will be the beneficiary of a long-lived charity rock show this weekend in North Carolina.

Frampton tries his hand at instrumentals

DETROIT, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Peter Frampton's new album "Fingerprints" is comprised entirely of instrumental songs, including a cover of Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun."

Spencer Dryden benefit concert on Saturday

SAN FRANCISCO, May 21 (UPI) -- A musical icon of the 1960s, Spencer Dryden, the drummer for Jefferson Starship, is hoping a benefit concert in San Francisco will help him get heart surgery.

Rock group Gov't Mule adds Andy Hess

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- The rock group Gov't Mule has chosen Andy Hess as its first permanent bassist since Allen Woody died in August 2000.

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 19-25.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus, who was born in 1945 (age 58); Stu Cook of Creedence Clearwater Revival also in 1945 (age 58); Left Banke keyboardist Michael Brown in 1949 (age 54); the Average White Band's Steve Ferrone in 1950 (age 53);
By United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop

After months of vituperation, Justin Timberlake finally admits former lover Britney Spears broke his heart in a cover interview for the February issue of Vibe.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Guitarist Warren Haynes and drummer Matt Abts celebrated the memory of their late partner, bassist Allen Woody, with two spectacular nights of music at New York's Beacon theater.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop music

New Orleans rockers The Radiators partied with a group of fans at the Atlantis Resort complex in the Bahamas. The "Aztec Vacation" theme party was arranged by graphic artist Kingsley Stoken, whose colorful poster designs are the calling card of his Radia
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Warren Haynes of Gov't Mule and the Allman Brothers has finalized the list for his annual Christmas benefit show. The guitarist's 14th annual Christmas Jam, Dec. 21 in Asheville, N.C., will feature performances by Gov't Mule, John Hiatt & the Goners, moe.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

It's Only Rock 'n' Roll

The Gov't Mule saga continues. Guitarist Warren Haynes, leader of the power trio spinoff from the Allman Brothers Band, nearly decided to pack it in after his s
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International
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Warren Haynes (born April 6, 1960) is an American rock and blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter of Gov't Mule and long time member of the Allman Brothers Band. Haynes also founded and runs Evil Teen Records, and is a member of the Dead.

Haynes is primary singer, guitarist, and songwriter for the band Gov't Mule, which he founded with fellow Allman Brother Allen Woody and Band drummer and bandmate Matt Abts. In addition to the Allman Brothers and Gov't Mule, Haynes has recorded and toured extensively with former members of the Grateful Dead, while also maintaining a solo career. In 2004, he was ranked 23rd on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, along with fellow Allman Brothers Band guitarists Duane Allman, Dickey Betts, and Derek Trucks.

Warren Haynes got hisfirst break joining David Allan Coe's touring and recording band in the early 1980s. David Allan Coe Bass Guitarist Mickey Hayes first saw Haynes performing at a nightclub called "The Brass Tap" in Asheville, NC. Coe and the band had just finished a movie called "Lady Grey", and the lead guitarist was going to be let go. Hayes went to Coe and told him of a promising guitarist he saw and recommended Haynes be hired ASAP to join the band and fill the spot. Upon Hayes advice, Coe called and asked Haynes join the band. He joined that night and played in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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