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Gregg Allman
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Gregg Allman with the Allman Brothers Band in June 2011
Background information
Birth name Gregory Lenoir Allman
Born (1947-12-08)December 8, 1947
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Died May 27, 2017(2017-05-27) (aged 69)
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
Genres Southern rock
Occupation(s) Musician, Songwriter, Actor
Instruments Vocals, Organ, Piano, Guitar
Years active 1965 – 2017
Labels Liberty, Atco, Capricorn, Epic
Associated acts The Allman Brothers Band, The Hour Glass, Gregg Allman Band, The Allman Joys

Gregg Allman (December 8, 1947 – May 27, 2017) was an American rock musician. He was a member of the Allman Brothers Band with his brother, Duane Allman, which popularized Southern Rock in the 1970s. He married Cher, a well-known pop singer and actress after she divorced Sonny Bono in 1974. They had a son, Elijah Blue Allman, before divorcing in 1979. Until recently, he had continued to perform with his band Gregg Allman and Friends and last resided in Georgia with his family.


Following a series of health problems, Allman died at his home in Savannah, Georgia, on May 27, 2017 due to complications of liver cancer. He was 69.

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