Jessica" is an instrumental piece by American rock band the Allman Brothers Band, released in December 1973 as the second single from the group's fourth studio album, Brothers and Sisters (1973). Written by guitarist Dickey Betts, the song is a tribute to Gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt, in that it was designed to be played using only two fingers on the left hand.
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Jessica" is a rock instrumental written by Dickey Betts, guitarist of The Allman Brothers Band. Jessica was first released on the band's 1973 album Brothers and Sisters, and has subsequently been used in many musical contexts. In January 2006, a Wall Street Journal article referred to the piece as "a true national heirloom. The Allman Brothers Band.
From the album Brothers and Sisters which also yielded their biggest hit, Rambling Man, the fiirst album issued after the death of Duane Allman in a motorcycle accident, and the last to feature Berry Oakley, the Base player, who also died in a motorcycle accident. Jessica is the name of the band’s lead guitar player, Richard Betts,daughter, whose play inspired him to write the song, whose picture appeared on the back cover
Jessica is the name of Allman Brothers guitarist Dickey Betts' daughter. He was working on this song when she crawled into the room and inspired him. Jessica Betts was born May 14, 1972 - she was one year old when her dad wrote the song. The Allman Brothers performed this on The Late Show with David Letterman on February 29, 1996. A live recording was included on the album An Evening with the Allman Brothers Band: 2nd Set in 1995. This version won a Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance. When we spoke with Devon Allman, he offered some insight on why songs like this don't need lyrics. 'Flor D'Luna' by Santana, 'Jessica' by the Allman Brothers - these songs don't need words because that lead guitar is doing the talking and the singing.
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Jessica Single by The Allman Brothers Bandfrom the album Brothers and SistersB-side. After the death of group leader Duane Allman in 1971, the Allman Brothers Band continued on, adding keyboardist Chuck Leavell. A year later when Berry Oakley also died, Lamar Williams was brought in as the bassist replacement, finishing the album Berry did not. The addition of Leavell in particular changed the band's sound and direction, which has often been considered most evident on "Jessica". Guitarist Dickey Betts wrote the song at "the Farm," a 432-acre "group hangout" in Juliette, Georgia. I really need to have an image in my head before I can.
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Written-By – Betts*
Written-By – G. Allman*
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Capricorn Records Inc.
- Published By – Shapiro Bernstein & Co. Ltd.
- Produced For – Capricorn Records Inc.
- Lacquer Cut At – Phonodisc GmbH
- Pressed By – Phonodisc GmbH
- Arranged By – Phil Walden
- Producer – J. Sandlin*, The Allman Brothers Band
NotesProduced for Capricorn Records, Inc. by special arr. with Phil Walden and associates, Inc.
℗ 1976 Capricorn Records Inc.
Made in Germany
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Rights Society: GEMA
- Matrix / Runout (Runout A): 2089 020 S1 320
- Matrix / Runout (Runout B): 2089 020 S2 320
- Other (Sleeve): 3376
|CPR 0036||The Allman Brothers Band||Jessica (7", Single)||Capricorn Records||CPR 0036||US||1973|
|CAP 17517, CAP 17.517||The Allman Brothers Band||Jessica (7", Single)||Capricorn Records, Capricorn Records||CAP 17517, CAP 17.517||Netherlands||1973|
|CPR 0036||The Allman Brothers Band||Jessica / Come And Go Blues (7", Single)||Warner Bros. Records||CPR 0036||New Zealand||1973|
|2089 020||The Allman Brothers Band||Jessica (7", Single)||Capricorn Records||2089 020||UK||Unknown|
|P-1280W||The Allman Brothers Band||Jessica (7", Single, Promo)||Warner Bros. Records||P-1280W||Japan||1974|