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Duane Allman

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Duane Allman
At Fillmore East, 1971
Background information
Birth nameHoward Duane Allman
Also known asSkydog
Born(1946-11-20)November 20, 1946
Nashville, Tennessee
DiedOctober 29, 1971(1971-10-29) (aged 24)
Macon, Georgia
GenresSouthern rock, blues, blues-rock, soul, rock, jazz
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1961–1971
LabelsMercury, Capricorn

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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