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Remembering Gregg Allman: Performing With R.E.M. At Georgia Music Hall Of Fame

Today marks five years since Gregg Allman sadly died from complications due to liver cancer. The legendary soul-soaked singer, songwriter, keyboardist, guitarist, co-founder and co-namesake of The Allman Brothers Band was born on December 8, 1947 in Nashville and spent his teenage years in Daytona Beach, Florida. But Gregg, his brother Duane Allman and The Allman Brothers Band will forever be inextricably linked with the state of Georgia.
MACON, GA
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Gregg Allman honored, commended by Governor

MACON, Ga. (WGXA) -- Governor Brian Kemp has commended Macon musician, Gregg Allman, on the 5th anniversary of his death. According to a Facebook post, Governor Kemp has commended Allman and his legacy on behalf of the State of Georgia, flying the state flag at half mast over the over the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta from midnight Thursday to noon Friday.
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Georgia Governor Issues Commendation Honoring Gregg Allman

Governor Brian Kemp of Georgia has officially recognized and commended Gregg Allman’s legacy in advance of the fifth anniversary of The Allman Brothers Band co-founder’s death tomorrow (Friday, May 27). The state will honor Gregg by flying the Georgia flag at half mast over Atlanta’s Georgia State Capitol building from 12:01 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday.
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Watch Gregg Allman play an absolute classic as Cher vogues years before Madonna

"She smelled like I would imagine a mermaid would smell – I've never smelled it since, and I'll never forget it." So wrote Allman Brothers Band founder Gregg Allman of singer Cher, whom he first met in January 1975. The pair would go on to have a famously tumultuous courtship – Allman set the tone for what was to come by passing out after injecting heroin on their first date – following by an equally stormy marriage.
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A 1970 Gibson Les Paul Custom – gifted by Eric Clapton to Gregg Allman – is headed to the auction block

A 1970 Gibson Les Paul Custom that was gifted by Eric Clapton to Gregg Allman is up for auction. Put up for sale by Heritage Auctions, the guitar was custom-ordered by Clapton from Gibson between late 1969 and early 1970. Clapton subsequently gifted the electric guitar to Gregg Allman in December 1971, shortly after the death of his brother, Duane.
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PHOTOS: The Allman Family Revival Honors Gregg Allman At Beacon Theatre

The Allman Betts Band brought its traveling Allman Family Revival tour to New York’s Beacon Theatre for a special performance on Wednesday, which would have marked Gregg Allman‘s 74th birthday. The Beacon Theatre played host to the final Allman Brothers Band concert on October 29th, 2014, marking the band’s 238th straight sold-out show at the venue.
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Peter Levin Celebrates Gregg Allman With Marcus King, Lamar Williams Jr., More [Full-Show]

Back in March, Peter Levin gathered an all-star lineup of musicians to pay tribute to the late Gregg Allman. The in-studio footage sat in a vault for nearly nine months until the keyboardist, who long served under the Allman Brothers Band co-founder in his solo outfit, decided to debut it on Wednesday for what would have marked Gregg’s 74th birthday.
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Allman Family Revival Honor Gregg Allman in Huntington, NY (A Gallery)

On Dec. 5, the Allman Family Revival tour brought their celebration of the life, spirit, and music of the late Gregg Allman to the Paramount Theater in Huntington, N.Y. The coast-to-coast tour is heralded by his son, Blues Music Award-winning artist Devon Allman, elevated by his group, The Allman Betts Band.
HUNTINGTON, NY
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Happy Birthday Gregg Allman: Playing Acoustic With Dickey Betts & Dan Toler In 1981

Gregg Allman was born in Nashville on this date in 1947. The late great founding keyboardist of The Allman Brothers Band sadly died on May 27, 2016 at the age of 69. While Gregg was known for his roaring blues-soaked vocals, stellar songwriting skills and Hammond B3 organ stylings as a southern rock pioneer, it’s always a treat to see Gregg in a more stripped-down setting with his acoustic guitar.
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Gregg Allman eats an Orange

Happy Birthday Gregg Allman! The road for the Allman Brothers Band certainly does go on forever. Some of its trails were carved by two of their managers who graduated from Syracuse University. They made residency history at the Fillmore East and The Beacon Theater in Manhattan during their time. The...
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'Guitarmaggedon': Allman Family Revival tour to honor Gregg Allman in Boston

In December 2017, Devon Allman assembled the inaugural Allman Family Revival as an all-star concert in celebration of the 70th birthday of his father, Gregg Allman, who had died earlier that year. Gregg, of course, was world-renowned as singer and keyboardist for the Allman Brothers Band for the better part of 45 years, as well as an accomplished songwriter and solo bandleader.
BOSTON, MA
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'Allman Family Revival,' a tribute to patriarch Gregg Allman, is back in full force with all-star lineup

The “Allman Family Revival” is a 19-city, coast-to-coast tour featuring the Allman Betts Band and an all-star cast of guest artists, including Robert Randolph, North Mississippi Allstars’ Cody and Luther Dickinson, Eric Gales, Jimmy Hall, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and others, paying tribute to the life and music of Gregg Allman.
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Gregg Allman estate moves publishing to Sony

Sony Music Publishing has signed a new deal with the Gregg Allman estate to administer the late musician’s entire catalogue of songs worldwide. “Gregg Allman is without a doubt one of the greatest rock and roll songwriters of all time”, says Sony Music Publishing’s Global Chief Marketing Officer Brian Monaco. “On behalf of all of us at Sony Music Publishing, we are honoured to partner with his estate to support his incredible catalogue, and we look forward to creating new opportunities for his songs”.
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Sony Music Publishings administering Gregg Allman catalog

Sony Music Publishing has announced it has signed a global agreement with the estate of legendary singer-songwriter Gregg Allman to administer its catalog of songs. The deal covers many of Allman’s compositions from his time as a member of the Allman Brothers Band, as well as songs written throughout his enduring solo career.
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Allman Family Revival Announces late Fall Tour Honoring Gregg Allman

On December 8, 2017, Devon Allman invited a couple dozen of his closest musical compadres onto the hallowed stage of The Fillmore in San Francisco to perform a three-hour, multi-set concert in tribute to Allman’s late father, Gregg, on what would have been his 70th birthday. The loss of his father, and his mother a few months prior, made music Devon’s medicine, and gave birth to The Allman Family Revival.
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