SKF NOTE: The late drummer Dave “Frankie” Toler replaced Jaimo (1981-82) in the Allman Brothers Band. This is a publicity shot of that makeup of the band.
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Gregg Allman is a sort of Hamlet of Blues-Rock, that much is certain; and no stranger when it comes to tragedy. His father was murdered when he was aged only two; his brother Duane perished as a result of a motorcycle accident in 1971, at the tender age of twenty-four; while his band’s bassist Berry Oakley died just one year later (on the very same road as Duane spookily enough). 639 more words
Duane Allman may have only lived 24 years, but in that time he was able to build a legend that few could manage if given a hundred years. 353 more words