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Atlanta's Burning Down

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Released  March 17, 1978
Length  33:55
Label  Arista Records
Recorded  November, 1977
Release date  17 March 1978
Genre  Southern rock
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Producer  Dickey Betts/Jack Richardson
Atlanta's Burning Down (1978)  Pattern Disruptive (1988)
Artists  Dickey Betts, Dickey Betts and Great Southern
Similar  Dickey Betts albums, Southern rock albums

Dickey betts and great southern atlanta s burning down

Atlanta's Burning Down is the third studio album by Dickey Betts of The Allman Brothers Band. It was recorded with his band "Great Southern" in late 1977, and released in early 1978. The standout tracks are "Good Time Feeling" and "Atlanta's Burning Down". The title track is a sentimental narrative about a soldier's wife being in Atlanta during the burning of the city, while he was fighting in Virginia. The Guest musicians were Bonnie Bramlett, Clydie King and Sherlie Matthews on background vocals.


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Track listing

  1. "Good Time Feeling" (Dickey Betts) - 4:31
  2. "Atlanta's Burning Down" (Billy Ray Reynolds) - 4:33
  3. "Leavin' Me Again" (Dickey Betts, Dan Toler) - 4:17
  4. "Back on the Road Again" (Dickey Betts) - 4:13
  5. "Dealin' with The Devil" (Dickie Betts, Dan Toler, Billy Ray Reynolds) - 3:46
  6. "Shady Streets" (Dickie Betts, Dan Toler, Billy Ray Reynolds) - 4:30
  7. "You Can Have Her (I Don't Want Her)" (Willie Cook) - 3:53
  8. "Mr. Blues Man" (Dickey Betts, Curtis Buck) - 4:12


  • Dickey Betts - guitar, lead vocals
  • Dan Toler - guitar, background vocals
  • Reese Wynans - keyboards, harmonica
  • Michael Workman - keyboards, background vocals
  • David Goldflies - bass
  • Topper Price - harmonica
  • Donnie Sharbono - drums, percussion, background vocals
  • David Toler - drums, percussion
  • Bonnie Bramlett - background vocals
  • Clydie King - background vocals
  • Sherlie Matthews - background vocals
  • Steve Wittmack - string arrangements
  • Production

  • Producer: Dickey Betts
  • Recording Engineer: Fred Torchio
  • Mastering: Elliott Federman
  • Art Direction: David Richman
  • Photography: Shayne Fair
  • Road Manager: Don Buh
  • Songs

    1Good Time Feeling4:28
    2Atlanta's Burning Down4:30
    3Leavin' Me Again4:15


    Atlanta's Burning Down Wikipedia

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