Want to hear who the Allman Bros. were listening to as callow yout's? Check out Quicksilver Messenger Service:
Quicksilver Messenger Service
Ignore the dippy hippie lyrics on the second one, but listen to how these guys (and early Fleetwood Mac as above) defined the double lead guitar format that the Allman's perfected.
The similarities between "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" and "Gold and Silver" are eerie, but it's not copying at all, more just kinship or something.
Edited by falis - 6/24/10 at 1:12pm