Allman Brothers Band Formed 1968 Macon Georgia
Original Members: Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, Berry Oakley, Dickey Betts, Butch Trucks, Jaimoe Johanson
Allman Brothers Band   Formed 1968 Macon Georgia

Original Members: Duane Allman, Gregg Allman,
Berry Oakley, Dickey Betts, Butch Trucks, Jaimoe Johanson

Biography:
The Allman Brothers Band blended strains of Southern Music-blues, R&B, country and Gospel,
into aflexible, "New South" and set the style for Lynyrd Skynyrd , the Marshall Tucker Band,
Charlie Daniels Band, and countless other Southern Rockers Oddly-or eerily, some would
say-the bands unusual string of untimely deaths has been repeated in other Southern Rock
bands. Through personal tragedy and turmoil, the Allman Brothers Band has endured , and
while it lacks the commercial clout of its early '70's heyday, remains well respected and well
received by legions of fans.
Duane Allman was killed in a 1971 motorcycle accident in Macon. The band played at the
funeral.
Berry Oakley was killed in a motorcycle crash, three blocks from the site of Duane's accident,
a year later.
Dickey Betts was fired by the Allman Brother in 2000.
Butch Trucks died January 24, 2017
Gregg Allman died on May 27, 2017
A rare picture of Dickey Betts
& Charlie Daniels backstage, at a later concert.
Allman Brothers Band tribute
The band is no longer around
Allman
Brothers
songs include:
Midnight Rider,
Statesboro Blues,
Ramblin' Man,
Melissa,
Blue Sky,
One Way Out,
Whipping Post
& others
Allman Brothers Band in 1971 at
Nashville's Municiple Auditorium
Gregg Allman
Berry Oakley
was killed in
a motorcycle
wreck within
a year, after
this show
Dickey Betts
The late
Butch Trucks
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