Cover Alert: Allman Brothers Band – Rain (The Beatles)

As we mentioned earlier, the Allman Brothers Band kicked off the second set of last night’s March Madness Run opening show at the Beacon Theatre in New York City yesterday with a cover of Rain by The Beatles. Though Gregg Allman had recorded the tune, which was originally released in 1966 as the b-side to Paperback Writer, back in 1985, this was the first time the Allmans played it.

ABB guitarist Warren Haynes said this about the band’s cover of Rain to Jambands.com, “[Gregg’s version] is based on a version John Lennon did with an acoustic piano and a choir.” Now we can check it out for ourselves as LazyLightning55 has posted a video of the Allman Brothers Band performing Rain. Far from the psychedelic-tinged Beatles original, this version has that signature Allman’s sound…

Allman Brothers Band – Rain


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