if you're just starting, start w/ eat a peach.
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Nautilus Half-Speed LP of "Live at the Filmore East" followed by the MOFI Gold Double-CD of the same.
then MFSL LP of "Eat A Peach"
a permanent resident in the cd car system is; "The Allman Brothers Band, A Decade Of Hits 1969-1979".....it hits most of the highlights with pretty good sonics where the original had them to begin with.
I recommend 'The Fillmore Concerts' on Mercury. It's an expanded version of "Live at Fillmore East' with a few extra tracks. The news here is that the extra tracks are really good, not the usual crap that shows why it was left off the original release. For a "regular" (no SACD/HDCD, etc.) CD, the sound is spectacular. The whole package was supervised & remastered by Tom Dowd, longtime ABB producer. And... the hefty booklet is great.
I also recommend "An Evening with the Allman Brothers Band" (the blue cover) on Epic. Recorded in the early '90's, it has more of their later work-- superb, rockin' playing, very well produced. I think these guys are at their best live. Good luck & enjoy.
After the first two releases you may stop. There's no point. The live stuff is indulgent, nothing but musical posturing. Don't get me wrong I love 'em. But that country-fried Grateful Dead impression can be grating. Now if you're stoned--well, that's a completely different story. Then by all means it's Fillmore East.