AllmansTest™ Vol. 9 – In Memory of Brother Gregg

by Peter Wendel
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This one is in memory of Southern-rock pioneer Gregg Allman – a brilliant singer, songwriter and musician who laid claim to one of the greatest blues voices of all time. He will be dearly missed by legions of fans around the world, and forever remembered for his massive contribution to rock music.

Gregg died on May 27, 2017, at the age of 69 – 45 years after his older brother Duane was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident in Macon, GA. We can only hope the two Allmans are catching up over a cold beer and whatever else they can find. We assume Berry Oakley and Butch Trucks will be there, too.

Rest in peace, brother Gregg.

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AllmansTest™ Vol. 9 – In Memory of Brother Gregg

This one is in memory of Southern-rock pioneer Gregg Allman – a brilliant singer, songwriter and musician who laid claim to one of the greatest blues voices of all time. He will be dearly missed by legions of fans around the world, and forever remembered for his massive contribution to rock music.

Gregg died on May 27, 2017, at the age of 69 – 45 years after his older brother Duane was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident in Macon, GA. We can only hope the two Allmans are catching up over a cold beer and whatever else they can find. We assume Berry Oakley and Butch Trucks will be there, too.

Rest in peace, brother Gregg. We miss you already.

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Peter Wendel is a journalist and PR consultant. He's attended hundreds of concerts and festivals, including the Peach, Mountain Jam, the All Good and Lockn'. He's ridden legendary Grateful Dead runs from Ventura County Fairgrounds to Irvine Meadows (CA) from the Nassau Coliseum (NY) to the Boston Garden (MA). Peter is a former U.S. Marine who – after running into trouble with every last one of his commanding officers – received an honorable discharge and a direct order never to return. Born in California and raised in New Jersey, Peter lived in Boston and Joshua Tree (CA) before settling in the nation's capital. Find him on tour at PWendel@SongMango.com.

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