Capricorn headquarters, Macon, 2009
Duane Allman of The Allman Brothers Band performing in 1971.

The success of the Allmans led Capricorn to become the crucible of the blues-, soul- and country-based "Southern rock" subgenre that permeated the epoch; at its peak, the label's roster also featured Allman Brothers Band spinoff group Sea Level, The Marshall Tucker Band, Elvin Bishop, Wet Willie, Bonnie Bramlett, White Witch, Hydra, Grinderswitch and the Dixie Dregs.

- Phil Walden

The newly formed band went to stay at a farm near Warner Robins, GA to rehearse and eventually gain the interest of Paul Hornsby and Phil Walden of Capricorn Records.

- Grinderswitch
Capricorn headquarters, Macon, 2009

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Capricorn Records

Capricorn Sound Studios in 2014.
Exterior of the newly renovated Mercer Music at Capricorn in 2020.
The view of the Capricorn Studio control room from standing inside Studio A. Little has changed in both the studio space and control room since 1972.

Capricorn Records was an independent record label founded by Phil Walden and Frank Fenter in 1969 in Macon, Georgia.

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