Gregg Allman with the Allman Brothers Band in June 2011
|Birth name||Gregory Lenoir Allman|
|Born||December 8, 1947|
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
|Died||May 27, 2017 (aged 69)|
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
|Occupations||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|
|Hammond B-3 Organ|
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.
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- "Gregg Allman Biography". Biography.com. Retrieved 1 January 2013.
- Gallucci, Michael (April 24, 2017). "Gregg Allman Responds to Health Reports: 'Looking Forward to Seeing Everyone Again'". Ultimate Classic Rock. Retrieved May 27, 2017.
- Wilker, Deborah (May 27, 2017). "Gregg Allman, Soulful Trailblazer of Southern Rock, Dies at 69". Billboard. Retrieved May 27, 2017.
- Wilker, Deborah (May 27, 2017). "Gregg Allman, Soulful Trailblazer of Southern Rock, Dies at 69". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 27, 2017.
- Gehr, Richard (May 27, 2017). "Gregg Allman, Southern Rock Pioneer, Dead at 69". Rolling Stone. Retrieved May 27, 2017.
- Morris, Chris. "Gregg Allman, Southern Rock Pioneer, Dies at 69". Variety. Retrieved May 27, 2017.
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