Midnight Rider

The Allman Brothers Band


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Forrest Richard Betts
album: Track 3 in album Idlewild South
release date: 1970-9-23
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genres: Rock Blues
styles: Blues Rock/Southern Rock
length: 2:59
producer: Tom Dowd
vocal: Gregg Allman
bass: Berry Oakley
percussion & drums: Butch Trucks and Jai Johanny Johanson
organ & piano: Gregg Allman
acoustic guitar & slide guitar: Duane Allman
composer: Gregg Allman
lyricist: Robert Kim Payne, Gregg Allman

Album Information

label: ATCO Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

The Allman Brothers Band Idlewild South cover art


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Well I'm Southbound, Lord I'm comin' home to you
I got that old lonesome feelin' that's sometimes called the blues
Well I been workin' every night, travelin' every day
Oh you can tell your other man, sweet daddy's on the way

Whoa I'm Southbound

You'll have your hands full now woman, just as soon as I hit that door

Oh I'm Southbound, baby
Well I'm gonna make it on up to you for all the things you should have had before


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Revival
  • 2 Don’t Keep Me Wonderin’
  • 3 Midnight Rider
  • 4 In Memory of Elizabeth Reed
  • 5 Hoochie Coochie Man
  • 6 Please Call Home
  • 7 Leave My Blues at Home