Music producer Johnny Sandlin, who helped craft tunes for country stars like the Allman Brothers Band and Jerry Reed, has died.
Midnight Rider was to be a biographical movie on the journey of Gregg Allman. From struggling artist to the eventual success of the Allman Brothers Band. Then the realisation that he needs to get clean or risk losing his life. It was...Show More Summary
The late Gregg Allman will be paid tribute by members of Umphrey's McGee, moe., Gregg Allman Band, Snarky Puppy, and child prodigy guitarist Brandon "Taz" Niederauer. Continue reading…
Derek Trucks, the cofounder of Tedeschi Trucks Band—which he formed in 2010 with his wife, musician Susan Tedeschi—has strong family ties to Georgia. His uncle, Butch Trucks, was one of the founding members of the Allman Brothers Band, and Derek played with the reunited ABB from 1999 to 2014. Show More Summary
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Jason Isbell and his band the 400 Unit played the second of three shows at the Beacon Theatre in NYC last night. The Allman Brothers Band famously had a month-long residency at the Beacon every spring, and Isbell closed out last night's show with a tribute to the late Gregg Allman, bringing out Gregg Allman…
A handful of Gregg-penned highlights from the Allman Joys, Hour Glass, and of course, the Allman Brothers Band.
Nashville-born rocker Gregg Allman died on May 27, and while the Allman Brothers are primarily regarded as a rock band, the Allman flavor heavily influenced the last few generations of country-rockers. So it was only fitting that the...Show More Summary
Hippies use front door! From 1969 to 1973, members of the Allman Brothers Band lived—and jammed—in a circa-1900 Tudor-style Macon home.
I can’t profess that I knew Gregg Allman on a deeply personal level. Although my book Midnight Riders (Little, Brown & Company, 1995) was the first full-scale biography of the Allman Brothers Band, I didn’t know Gregg the way I know some of the other members of the band. I interviewed him a few times,...
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The life of Gregg Allman will be celebrated this weekend in the city that is synonymous with The Allman Brothers Band. Allman, who died May 27 at the age of 69...
Gregg Allman – Spotify They finally caught the midnight rider. How big was the Allman Brothers Band? They HEADLINED the biggest rock festival to date, Watkins Glen, with 600,000 attendees. The Band opened, but their hits and impact were in the past, and out of steam they broke up just a few years later. The […]
Musician Gregg Allman has died at 69 after a battle with liver cancer. While he's best known as a rock pioneer and a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, to gearheads he's remembered as one of the guitars behind the Top Gear theme song.
(Paul Mirengoff) Gregg Allman died yesterday at the age of 69. I was a big fan of the original Allman Brothers Band. “Whipping Post” isn’t my favorite Allman Brothers song, but I think it best exemplifies Gregg Allman as a blues singer. Below are (1) a studio recording of “Whipping Post” and (2) a performance of it at the Fillmore East in 1970.
Gregg Allman, the powerfully bluesy and hard-jamming singer and songwriter who co-founded the Allman Brothers Band and emerged as a pioneer of Southern rock, has died at the age of 69. Allman died peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia, according to a statement posted Saturday on his website. Show More Summary
Call it the big bang of Southern rock: the convergence of forces that led two brothers, Duane and Gregg Allman, to convene in Jacksonville, Fla., on March 26, 1969, for a jam session that would beget the Allman Brothers Band. Even further, call it a defining moment of the jam band era, because...
Atlanta – Circa 1994: Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band performs at Lakewood Amphitheater in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1994. Photo By Rick Diamond/Getty Images Music journalist Alan Light has covered the gamut of superstar musicians...Show More Summary
“He mesmerized me with his talent…”
Gregg Allman, who died yesterday after years of battling illness, endured more than his fair share of tragedy and hardship. His father was murdered by a hitchhiker. Just two months after the Allman Brothers Band released their masterwork At Fillmore East in 1971, his brother—guitar legend Duane Allman—was killed in a motorcycle accident. Show More Summary
The legendary Southern rocker who composed countless hits as frontman for The Allman Brothers Band and battled a very public addiction with drugs died Saturday at his home. He was 69.