LITTLE MARTHA

Latest update on 11/09/2013

Artist: Allman Brothers Band
Author: Duane Allman
Label: Polydor
Year: 1972

Instrumental on Eat A Peach. Inspired by a real Martha (Ellis) who died as a child and was buried on Rose Hill Cemetery in Macon, GA, not so far from Elisabeth Reed's grave actually. The Allmans, who lived around the corner, came here at night to jam among the gravestones. Author Duane and bassist Berry Oakley, who both died in Macon in similar motor accidents, were buried next to each other on this same holy ground.

Covers:

1986:

Leo Kottke

2002:

Jerry Douglas

2005:

Doug Cox & Sam Hurrie

2012:

Tedeschi Trucks Band [live in raga intro Midnight In Harlem]

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