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Butch Trucks
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Trucks in 2007
Background information
Birth name Claude Hudson Trucks
Also known as Butch Trucks
Born (1947-05-11)May 11, 1947
Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.
Died January 24, 2017(2017-01-24) (aged 69)
West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.
Genres Southern rock, rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Drums
Years active 1964–2017
Labels Flying Frog
Associated acts The Allman Brothers Band, The 31st of February, Les Brers, Butch Trucks & the Freight Train Band
Butch Trucks case
A Trucks drum case in The Allman Brothers Band Museum

Claude Hudson "Butch" Trucks (May 11, 1947 – January 24, 2017) was an American drummer. He was a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band. He was a member of the rock band from 1969 until they finally disbanded in 2014. He was added to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida.

Trucks died on January 24, 2017 in West Palm Beach, Florida at the age of 69.

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