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That time I asked Dickey Betts why the Allmans weren't playing "Ramblin' Man" live in '92

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By Steve Newton

As I’ve said before on my other posts about Dickey Betts, I just like hearing the dude’s voice.

If you do too, here’s another audio excerpt from my interview with the guitar legend from July of 1992, which–for those who struggle with the math–was over a quarter-century ago. 100 more words

Guitar Heroes

Warren Haynes says he's open to playing with former Allman Brothers bandmate Dickey Betts again

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By Steve Newton

Warren Haynes is one of my alltime favourite guitarists, singers, and songwriters, so any chance I get to interview him I take. 96 more words

Guitar Heroes


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