Gregory LeNoir Allman was an American musician, singer and songwriter. He is best known for performing in the Allman Brothers Band. He was born and spent much of his childhood in Nashville, Tennessee, before relocating to Daytona Beach, Florida.
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About Gregg Allman
Born : December 8, 1947
Died : May 27, 2017
Cause of death : Complications from liver cancer
Occupation : Singer-songwriter musician
Country : USA
1) Gregg Allman was born in Nashville, and he had a few formative musical experiences there:
Gregg Allman Said : There was a guy that lived across the street from my grandma. He was mentally challenged. He was outside painting a 1948 Packard limousine with a paint brush. His name was Jimmy Banes. I went over there and said, “Hey Jimmy, whatcha got up there on the porch?” He said, “Oh, that’s my gee-tar.” I was just enchanted by it. I’d never been that close to one. I said, “Well, can you play it?” He said, “It wouldn’t be up there if I didn’t play it!” I said, “Well, come up here and play me something.” He put the paint brush down and came up and played “She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain.” I thought, “Man, if this guy can do this, by God, I can.”
2) The Allman Brothers Band ended its run in 2014, but Gregg hasn’t slowed down. Earlier this year, he released a live album called “Back to Macon, GA.”
3) Allman has been inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as part of the Allman Brothers Band in 1995) and the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.
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