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Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2015 (Reissues + Live): John Oates, Led Zeppelin, Yes, Faces + others

Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2015 (Reissues + Live): John Oates, Led Zeppelin, Yes, Faces + others

This Best of 2015 list focuses on those revelatory moments, those times when a shard of pristine insight cuts through the clutter of expectation and then memory.

As Gov’t Mule reached a turning point, By a Thread delivered

As Gov’t Mule reached a turning point, By a Thread delivered

Gov’t Mule dug deeply for ‘By a Thread,’ released on Oct. 27, 2009, retaining all of their soul and grit even as they emerged with a new lineup.

Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2015 (Reissues + Live): Rolling Stones, John Oates, Yes + others

Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2015 (Reissues + Live): Rolling Stones, John Oates, Yes + others

This Mid-Year Best of 2015 list also includes Emerson Lake and Palmer, Gov’t Mule, Jeff Beck, Lead Belly, the Knack and the Staple Singers.

Gov’t Mule + John Scofield – Sco-Mule (2015)

Gov’t Mule + John Scofield – Sco-Mule (2015)

Here is a review of Gov’t Mule’s first encounter with jazz guitar great John Scofield, ‘Sco-Mule.’ This concert souvenir takes jamming to its highest level.

Gov’t Mule + John Scofield, “Tom Thumb” from Sco-Mule (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Gov’t Mule + John Scofield, “Tom Thumb” from Sco-Mule (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Gov’t Mule enlists John Scofield to help put together a convincing rendition of Wayne Shorter’s soul-jazz number “Tom Thumb.”

Gov’t Mule – Dark Side of the Mule (2014)

Gov’t Mule – Dark Side of the Mule (2014)

If you’re a long-time Gov’t Mule fan, you’re going to love ‘Dark Side of the Mule.’ If you’re a Pink Floyd fan, you will be moved.

Nick DeRiso’s Best Of 2013 (Jazz and Blues): Boz Scaggs, Preservation Hall, Gov’t Mule, Robben Ford

Nick DeRiso’s Best Of 2013 (Jazz and Blues): Boz Scaggs, Preservation Hall, Gov’t Mule, Robben Ford

Old lions — namely Wayne Shorter, Boz Scaggs and James Cotton — certainly roared in 2013, putting out some of the most vital, present music of their careers.

Gov’t Mule – Shout! (2013)

Gov’t Mule – Shout! (2013)

This would have been the most variedly accessible, hit-worthy album of Gov’t Mule’s career — even if they hadn’t invited along a raft of famous folks to join them for a second-disc sing-along.

‘I always loved that sound’: Allman Brothers Band guitarist Warren Haynes pays tribute to Duane Allman

‘I always loved that sound’: Allman Brothers Band guitarist Warren Haynes pays tribute to Duane Allman

It’s no accident that the Allman Brothers Band’ Warren Haynes plays a Gibson Les Paul, same as the late Duane Allman — who died in a October 1971 motorcycle accident just as the band went supernova behind At the Fillmore East.

‘Gov’t Mule hopefully will continue’: Warren Haynes looks past tenures with Allman Brothers, Grateful Dead alumni bands

‘Gov’t Mule hopefully will continue’: Warren Haynes looks past tenures with Allman Brothers, Grateful Dead alumni bands

Despite having been a member of the Allman Brothers Band since 1989 and, more recently, part of a Grateful Dead-related tour, Warren Haynes says Gov’t Mule remains a priority.

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