70 Years Ago Today – Late Gregg Allman Was Born (Watch “Whipping Post” Live ’14)

70 years ago today (12/8/47) the late Gregg Allman was born. Allman was referred to as a Southern rock pioneer and received numerous awards, including several Grammys. The singer-songwriter and rock n’ blues pioneer who founded The Allman Brothers Band with his late brother, Duane provided a voice quite like none other and lent his lead vocals to a majority of the band’s catalog. Following a series of health problems, including hepatitis C and a 2010 liver transplant, Allman died at his home in Richmond Hill, Georgia, on May 27, 2017, due to complications of liver cancer. Watch the Allman Brothers Band at one of their last shows in 2014 at LOCKN’ performing “Whipping Post”

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