I had the opportunity to catch up recently with David “Rook” Goldflies, bass player for the Allman Brothers Band from 1978-1982 (appearing on Enlightened Rogues, Reach for the Sky, and Brothers of the Road.) David shared the story of how he joined Dickey Bett’s “Great Southern” and got the nickname “Rook”: 282 more words
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My Cross To Bear opens with Allman recounting his band’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Drunk for five days straight at the time of the event, Allman shares the final hours in a downward spiral of alcohol and drug abuse that ended with his entering treatment shortly after the Rock Hall induction. 520 more words
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Gregg Allman has cancelled all tour dates beginning with his appearance at Scranton, PA’s Peach Music Festival on August 12th and going through the Clearwater, FL Jazz Festival on October 16th. 123 more words
Despite having finally signed a budget into law, fallout from Illinois’s year without a budget continues. Admission prices for the state fair, for example, are way up. 82 more words
Gregg Allman has been forced to cancel all tour dates through October 16 due to a serious health issue.
Allman is currently under care at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. 31 more words