Shades of Two Worlds

Infobox Album
Name = Shades of Two Worlds
Type = studio
Artist = The Allman Brothers Band

Released = July 1991
Recorded = April 1991 at Ardent Recording, Memphis, TN
Genre = blues-rock
Length = 52:35
Label = Epic
Producer = Tom Dowd
Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4|5 [ link]
*"Rolling Stone" Rating|4|5 [ link]
Last album = "Seven Turns" (1990)
This album = "Shades of Two Worlds" (1991)
Next album = "" (1992)

"Shades of Two Worlds" is a 1991 album by the Allman Brothers Band. Among the tracks are several longer songs of varying genres: the rock song "Nobody Knows"; jazzy instrumental "Kind of Bird"; and the blues-rocker "Get On with Your Life". Dickey Betts takes a more prominent role in songwriting here than on most other of the group's albums, writing or cowriting five of the eight songs. There is also a Delta Blues cover of Robert Johnson's "Come On in My Kitchen". This album is currently out of print in the U.S., but remains a popular favorite among the group's fans. The reason for it being out of print was probably because of its relatively low chart positioning (#85) - however, it was praised by many critics upon its release.

Track listing

#"End of the Line" (Gregg Allman, Warren Haynes, Jaimoe, Allen Woody) – 4:38
#"Bad Rain" (Dickey Betts, Haynes) – 5:33
#"Nobody Knows" (Betts) – 10:58
#"Desert Blues" (Betts, Haynes) – 5:02
#"Get On with Your Life" (Allman) – 6:58
#"Midnight Man" (Betts, Haynes) – 4:39
#"Kind of Bird" (Betts, Haynes) – 8:26
#"Come On in My Kitchen" (Robert Johnson) – 6:18


*Gregg Allmanorgan, lead vocals
*Dickey Bettslead guitar
*Warren Haynes – lead guitar
*Allen Woodybass
*Jaimoedrums, percussion
*Butch Trucks – drums

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