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Duane Allman
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At Fillmore East, 1971
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Birth name Howard Duane Allman
Also known as Skydog
Born (1946-11-20)November 20, 1946
Nashville, Tennessee
Died October 29, 1971(1971-10-29) (aged 24)
Macon, Georgia
Genres Southern rock, blues, blues-rock, soul, rock, jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 1961–1971
Labels Mercury, Capricorn
Associated acts The Hour Glass, Wilson Pickett, The Allman Brothers Band, Derek and the Dominos, Aretha Franklin, Herbie Mann, Greg Allman, The Allman Joys

Howard Duane Allman (November 20, 1946 – October 29, 1971) was an American musician. He was the lead guitarist of the southern rock group, the Allman Brothers Band. He is often thought of as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, and is widely considered the greatest slide guitarist of all time.

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