Gregg Allman is not in hospice facility, contrary to rumors that spread on social media earlier today. The Allman Brothers Band singer and instrumentalist clarified on his Facebook page, “Hey everyone. I just wanted y’all to know that I’m currently home in Savannah resting on my doctor’s orders. I want ... More »
Osprey, FL hello! SARASOTA COUNTY — A man told a Sarasota County 911 operator that Donna Betts, the wife of Allman Brothers Band founding member Dickey Betts, stood on her dock Monday evening looking through the scope of a rifle, which was pointed toward 100 teens and coaches with the Sarasota Crew team. Donna Betts, […]
Donna Betts allegedly pointed a rifle at members of a rowing team whose practice facility is near her home; she reportedly said the rowers have destroyed her life
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene In 2004, the Allman Brothers Band rocked the Fox Theatre for three sold-out shows, and the reception spurred them to record what would become their final studio album, “Hittin’ the Note.” Those...
Allman Brothers Band co-founder Gregg Allman has canceled shows he was booked to play in June and announced he won’t be touring at all this year. A short note on his official website said only, “It has been determined that Gregg will not be touring in 2017. For those of you who purchased tickets...
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Gregg Allman has canceled his 2017 tour dates for an undisclosed reason. While the Allman Brothers Band founder did not have any Atlanta dates on the books, he was slated to play...
Mr. Trucks was one of the founders of the band, later inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Butch Trucks, drummer and founding member of Southern rock pioneers the Allman Brothers Band, has died at the age of 69. His death, which occurred on January 24 at his home in West Palm Beach, Florida, has been ruled a suicide, the Miami Herald reports. Show More Summary
Yesterday, it was reported that Butch Trucks, drummer and founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, had died at age 69. Now, The Miami Herald is reporting that police have officially ruled his death a suicide. According to police records, Trucks' wife called the West Palm Beach Police Department at around 6PM on Tuesday after…
One of the co-founders of the Allman Brothers Band has died after shooting himself in front of his wife, RadarOnline.com has learned. Butch Trucks, 69, the legendary band’s drummer, shot… READ ON
Butch Trucks, one of the founding drummers of the Allman Brothers Band who died on Tuesday, reportedly took his own life.
Butch Trucks, one of two drummers for The Allman Brothers Band who brought a steady, powerful rhythmic backdrop to their hit Southern rock, has died, the group said Wednesday. He was 69. A band statement said Trucks died Tuesday in West Palm Beach, Florida, without specifying a cause of death. Show More Summary
Mr. Trucks was one of the founding members of the band, which helped define Southern rock.
From Rolling Stone : Butch Trucks, one of the Allman Brothers Band's founding drummers, died on Tuesday. He was 69. Page Stallings, Trucks' booking agent, confirmed the veteran musician's death to Rolling Stone, but said a cause of death is currently unknown. [...]
Butch Trucks, the drummer and founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, has died at 69. According to an announcement from the band, Trucks died Tuesday night in West Palm Beach, Florida; no cause of death has been given. "I'm heartbroken," Gregg Allman, fellow founding member, said in a statement. ... More »
The founding drummer of The Allman Brothers Band, Claude “Butch” Trucks has died at the age of 69. The cause of Trucks’ death is currently unknown, and in a statement published by Variety, the families of both Trucks and his bandmates...Show More Summary
Butch Trucks, a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band died Tuesday, according to Rolling Stone magazine. He was 69. Page Stallings, the drummer's booking agent, confirmed Truck's death to Rolling Stone, according to an article posted on the magazine's website Wednesday morning.
It was perfectly apropos for the late drummer Butch Trucks, one of the original members of The Allman Brother Band, to nickname one of his own groups “Freight Train.” Even in the later years of his career, Trucks was the driving force...Show More Summary
Butch Trucks, whose longtime drumming as co-founder of the Allman Brothers Band offered steady rhythm to such classics as “Rambin’ Man,” “Melissa” and “Whipping Post,” has died. The drummer, who was 69, died on Tuesday night in West Palm Beach, Fla., according to a statement from his representative....