Warren Haynes Shares Some Final Thoughts on Gregg Allman

Warren Haynes Shares Some Final Thoughts on Gregg Allman

The band's lead singer and keyboardist, Mr. Allman was one of the principal architects of a taut, improvisatory fusion of blues, jazz, country and rock that - streamlined by inheritors like Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Marshall Tucker Band - became the Southern rock of the 1970s.

Fans have been asked to stay away from the ceremony in the late star's native Macon.

The memorial is set for 1 p.m.at Macon's Snow's Memorial Chapel. Lehman says that Allman's family wants only 75-100 people at the service; per a request from Allman himself, attire will be casual. Haynes also notes that "Desdemona", off the Allman Brothers' 2003 album Hittin' the Note, is "one of those [he's] most proud of".

"He was more than just a producer for me, he was like a father figure nearly, " Allman said. Allman idolized his older brother, Duane, eventually joining a series of bands with him. His older brother Duane, who would die in a motorcycle crash in 1971, had label issues too, and they retreated to the Allmans' hometown.

The induction of the Allman Brothers Band into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 was based largely on the music the band had made on its first four albums. I didn't believe it for a long time until somebody shoved it [Zappa's recording] right in front of my face and said here play it yourself. "We were fortunate enough to have been touched by him and those moments remain treasured encounters".

As Gregg wrote in his 2012 autobiography "My Cross to Bear", the brothers got involved in guitar rock in their teens, with Duane ultimately proving the better guitarist and Gregg subsequently taking up the keyboard.

Allman attributed the sobriety he achieved in the 1990s to a newfound faith in God, but decades of abuse necessitated a liver transplant in 2010. "It's what kept him going", says Fiacco.

If America really is a melting pot, music is what melts first.

In 1975, Cher and Allman married three days after she divorced her husband and singing partner, Sonny Bono.

"I actually used to watch Gregg and Duane play with the Allman Joys when I was a young teenager back in Tuscaloosa, Alabama where I grew up", he says.

Allman had attractive ideas about creating space within his music.

Allman died peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia, according to a statement posted on his website.

Allman's legacy in Buffalo does involve stints at a local rehab, as well as the Allman Brothers Band's ill-fated 1970 appearance at Aliotta's Lounge, which concluded with band manager Twiggs Lyndon stabbing and killing owner Angelo Aliotta during a dispute over payment.

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