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Gregg Allman dies at 69; Southern rock trailblazer co-founded band marked by tragedy - Los Angeles Times

It began like a blues lyric: Gregg Allman hustled up a paper route and used the money to buy a $21.95 Silvertone guitar from Sears. He and his brother, Duane, fought over it until their mother quieted them with a second one. Duane could play like ...and more »

Gregg Allman, rock trailblazer, dies at 69 - BBC News

Rock trailblazer Gregg Allman, a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, has died age 69. Allman died at home in Savannah, Georgia, on Saturday, his official website announced. The musician first found fame in the band he started with older ...and more »

Gregg Allman, Influential Force Behind the Allman Brothers Band, Dies at 69 - New York Times

Gregg Allman, a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, the incendiary group that inspired and gave shape to both the Southern rock and jam-band movements, died on Saturday at his home in Savannah, Ga. He was 69. His publicist, Ken Weinstein, said ...and more »

How Gregg Allman sobered up, quit smoking and got his groove back - Los Angeles Times

Editor's note: Lead singer Gregg Allman died Saturday after battling a variety of health issues. He was 69. The following is a story chronicling the transformation of the band and the man himself as they celebrated 30 years together. The Allman ...and more »

Gregg Allman, pioneering singer for The Allman Brothers, dies at 69 - CBS News

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Saturday, a publicist said. He was 69. Allman died Saturday ...and more »

From 2011: A portrait of Gregg Allman - CBS News

Singer-songwriter Gregg Allman died Saturday at the age of 69. By way of tribute, we take another look at this remarkable portrait Chip Reid painted of Allman for "Sunday Morning," first broadcast on January 16, 2011: By now, the songs are like old ...and more »

Music legend Gregg Allman dies at 69 - CNN

(CNN) Gregg Allman, a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band who overcame family tragedy, drug addiction and health problems to become a grizzled elder statesman for the blues music he loved, has died. He was 69. Allman died due to liver cancer ...and more »

Southern rock legend Gregg Allman dies at 69 - CBC.ca

Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Saturday at age 69. Allman died at his home in Savannah, Ga., publicist Ken ...and more »

Gregg Allman, Southern Rock Pioneer, Dead at 69 - RollingStone.com

Gregg Allman, the singer, musician and songwriter who played an essential role in the invention of Southern rock, has died at the age of 69 of complications from liver cancer. Allman's rep confirmed to Rolling Stone that the artist died Saturday ...and more »

Gregg Allman, Southern rock heavyweight of Allman Brothers fame, dies at 69 - Washington Post

When Gregg Allman began singing at Southern bars and clubs in the mid-1960s with his guitarist brother Duane, his untrained voice was “like a cross between Hank Williams with the croup and James Brown with no lips,” he later quipped. His vocals bore a ...and more »