|Born||December 8, 1947|
|Hometown||Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America|
|Net worth||$10 million|
|Spouse||Shannon Williams (m 2017 - 2017) , Stacey Fountain (m 2001 - 2008) , Danielle Galliano (m 1989 - 1994) , Julie Bindas (m 1979 - 1981) , Cher (m 1975 - 1979) , Janice Blair (m 1973 - 1974) , Shelley Kay Jefts (m 1971 - 1972)|
|Parents||Geraldine Alice , Willis Turner Allman|
- Sarah Jones’s first day of filming on the Midnight Rider set felt like a milestone; the William Hurt-fronted biopic of rocker Gregg Allman marked the transition from TV to film she hoped might one day win her an Academy Award. She was positioned on a 110-year-old railroad bridge in Georgia when a train barrelled through, fatally striking the 27-year-old camera assistant with such force that her body “was not recognisable,” her father, Richard, remembers.
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Rock & Roll President: how musicians helped Jimmy Carter to the White House. In a new documentary, stars from Bob Dylan to Nile Rodgers discuss how music played a vital role in the unknown politician’s rise to powerThanks for your feedback!
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American Dream, which began life as a solo album before Nancy Whang and Pat Mahoney rejoined to give Murphy sounding-boards off which to bounce ideas, is effectively a straight continuation of its predecessor’s amalgam of electropop, new wave and krautrock, in varying proportions, with varying success. With its typically oblique lyric (“oh baby, you’re having a bad dream, here in my arms”), it’s agreeable without quite engaging, much too mechanistic to evoke emotion in the way that seems secondThanks for your feedback!
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As the distinctively raw and soulful voice of the Allman Brothers Band, as well as one its main songwriters and keyboard player, Gregg Allman was a major contributor to the movement that became known as southern rock, which included the Marshall Tucker Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Charlie Daniels Band. Allman, who has died aged 69 after treatment for liver cancer, also enjoyed a long though intermittent career as a solo artist, as well as experiencing a period of high-profile showbiz glitzinessThanks for your feedback!
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Cher had paid heartfelt tribute to her ex-husband Greg Allman, following his death at the age of 69.Thanks for your feedback!
- NewsEvening Standard
Rock legend Gregg Allman, organist and singer for The Allman Brothers Band, has died aged 69. Allman had cancelled some 2016 tour dates for health reasons. After years of substance abuse, Allman contracted hepatitis C and underwent a liver transplant in 2010.Thanks for your feedback!
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Gregg Allman, leader of the Allman Brothers Band and a major force in the creation of Southern rock, has died at the age of 69. The singer-keyboardist helped found the band alongside his guitarist brother, Duane Allman, who died in 1971 after a motorcycle accident. The band boasted a fusion of blues, jazz, and country music which put heavy emphasis on the art of improvisation and instrumentals, with 1971's At Fillmore East often considered one the greatest live albums of all time.Thanks for your feedback!
- NewsSky News
Gregg Allman, whose soulful vocals made the Allman Brothers Band one of rock's top acts in the 1970s, has died at the age of 69. Allman died peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia, according to a statement posted on his website. Allman battled for years with heroin addiction and substance abuse and went into rehab several times before cleaning up in the 1990s.Thanks for your feedback!
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Rock star Gregg Allman dies age 69Thanks for your feedback!
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"It is with deep sadness that we announce that Gregg Allman, a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia," it said. Drummer Butch Trucks, another founding member of the band, died aged 60 on Jan. 24. The Allman Brothers Band was started in Macon, Georgia, in the late 1960s by Gregg and older brother Duane, who became the band's guiding force and one of rock's most revered guitarists before he was killed in a motorcycle accident at ageThanks for your feedback!