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Singer Gregg Allman (69) died

Singer Gregg Allman (69) died

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Singer Gregg Allman is Saturday, died at the age of 69. That makes his management. Allman was known from the southern rock band the Allman Brothers Band.

Allman is at home death in the U.s. Savannah, in the state of Georgia.

The biggest hit of the band was Jessica. The song was used as intronummer of the autoprogramma Top Gear from the BBC.

In addition to a singer Allman also songwriter and keyboardist. Together with, among others, his brother Duane, he founded in 1969 the allman Brothers Band. Other members were, Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Butch Trucks, and Jai Johanny ‘Jaimoe’ Johanson.

Their first album came out in 1970. Duane died in 1971 after a motorcycle accident. A year later found bassist Berry Oakley’s death, also in a motorcycle accident. Despite those tragic events went to Gregg with the band.

That resulted in 1973 in the legendary album Brothers And Sisters. Then are the classics Ramblin’ Man and Jessica.

Gregg Allman (69) died

Singer Gregg Allman is Saturday, died at the age of 69. That makes his management. Allman was known from the southern rock band the Allman Brothers Band.
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Allman is at home death in the U.s. Savannah, in the state of Georgia.
© AFP

The biggest hit of the band was Jessica. The song was used as intronummer of the autoprogramma Top Gear from the BBC.
© AFP

In addition to a singer Allman also songwriter and keyboardist. Together with, among others, his brother Duane, he founded in 1969 the allman Brothers Band. Other members were, Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Butch Trucks, and Jai Johanny ‘Jaimoe’ Johanson.
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Later changed to Gregg, the name of his band Gregg Allman Band. He continued to act and toured with his band in the eighties with the Rolling Stones.

Gregg had a short relationship with singer Cher and was also politically active. He took in the seventies benefietconcerten for presidential candidate Jimmy Carter.

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