Tags » Dickey Betts


Gregg Allman, founding member of the Allman Brothers Band and one of the citadels of Southern rock music, died at the age 69 due to complications from liver cancer. 1,167 more words


Tip Your Hat to the Teachers

Greg Allman passed away a few days ago, immediately reminding me of some musical history in the Southern rock genre.  Almost immediately, I recalled this song: 129 more words


The Road Goes On Forever: RIP Gregg Allman

I’m filled with great sadness as I write this knowing that one of my musical heroes, Gregg Allman, has passed away. The Allman Brothers Band… 414 more words


Gregg Allman Of The Allman Brothers Dies At 69

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Saturday, a publicist said. 991 more words


The Daily Cut: The Allman Brothers Band "Ramblin' Man"

The Allman Brothers Band: “Ramblin’ Man”

ALBUM: Brothers and Sisters

YEAR: 1973

WRITERS: Dickey Betts

Peaked at number-two on the Billboard Hot 100.

“Ramblin’ Man” is by far The Allman Brothers Band’s biggest hit, getting all the way to number-two on the Billboard Hot 100. 112 more words


Classic Rock Almanac December 12, 2016


Today’s Question: Today (December 12th) is the 73rd birthday of former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts.

The first album Betts recorded as a bandleader was 1977’s Dickey Betts and Great Southern. 495 more words