Duane Allman

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Duane Allman

At Fillmore East, 1971
Background information
Birth name Howard Duane Allman
Also known as Skydog
Born November 20, 1946(1946-11-20)
Nashville, Tennessee
Died October 29, 1971(1971-10-29) (aged 24)
Macon, Georgia
Genres Southern rock, blues, blues-rock, soul, rock, jazz
Occupations 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
Website AllmanBrothersBand.com
Notable instruments
Gibson Les Paul
Gibson SG
Fender Stratocaster
Gibson ES-345

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. In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine called him the second best guitarist of all time.[1]

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