1977 The Gregg Allman Band- Playin’ Up A Storm

Playin’ Up a Storm is the second studio album by The Gregg Allman Band and was released on the Capricorn Records label. It peaked at number 42 on the U.S. Pop Albums charts in 1977.


1  Come And Go Blues (Gregg Allman) 4:45
2  Let This Be A Lesson To Ya\’ (Gregg Allman, Mac Rebbennack) 3:42
3  Brightest Smile In Town (Barry De Vorzon, Ray Charles, Robert Sherman) 3:04
4  Bring It On Back (Gregg Allman) 4:46
5  Cryin\’ Shame (Steve Beckmeier) 3:43
6  Sweet Feelin\’ (Candi Staton, Clarence Carter, Marcus Daniel, Rick Hall) 3:36
7  It Ain\’t No Use (Bernie Baum, Bill Giant, Florence Kay) 3:51
8  Matthew\’s Arrival (Neil Larsen) 3:48
9  One More Try (Gregg Allman) 3:50



BassRed Callender
BassFred Beckmeier
BassWillie Weeks
DrumsBill Stewart
GuitarRichard Hirsch
GuitarJohn Hug
GuitarSteve Beckmeier
Slide GuitarRichard Hirsch
Acoustic GuitarGregg Allman
Acoustic GuitarRichard Hirsch
ClavichordMac Rebennack
PianoMac Rebennack
Fender RhodesNeil Larsen
OrganGregg Allman
PianoGregg Allman
PianoNeil Larsen
SynthesizerNeil Larsen
SynthesizerBill Payne
HornsPat Rizzo
HornsDavid Luell
HornsSteve Madaio
PercussionMilt Holland
PercussionVictor Feldman
Background VocalsClydie King
Background VocalsSherlie Matthews
Background VocalsVenetta Fields

Liner Notes

Producer – Lenny Waronker, Russ Titelman
Producer (Production Assistance) – Noel Newbolt, Sue Haverback, Tori Hammond
Arranged By (Strings, Horns) – Nick DeCaro (Tracks 1, 4, 7)
Arranged By (Strings, Horns) – Marty Paich (Track 3)
Arranged By (Horns) – Neil Larsen (Track 6)
Concertmaster – Harry Bluestone, Sidney Sharp
Conductor (Strings, Horns) – Nick DeCaro (Tracks 1, 4, 7)
Conductor (Strings, Horns) – Marty Paich (Track 3)
Engineer – Loyd Clifft
Engineer (Assistant) – Ed Perry (Track 3)
Engineer, Mixed By, Mastered By – Lee Herschberg

Art Direction – Diana Marie Kaylan
Design – John Kosh
Photography By – David Alexander

Recorded At – Warner Bros. Recording Studios
Mixed At – Warner Bros. Recording Studios
Mastered At – Warner Bros. Recording Studios
Recorded At – United Western Studios
Manufactured By – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Capricorn Records Inc.
Copyright (c) – Capricorn Records Inc.
Pressed By – Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester