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Gregg Allman Dead at 69

Southern Rock Icon, signer, song writer and founder of The Allman Brothers Band passes away. 

Gregg Allman passed away peacefully due to liver cancer complications at his home in Savannah, Georgia.

According to Gregg Allman’s official website,

“Gregg struggled with many health issues over the past several years. During that time, Gregg considered being on the road playing music with his brothers and solo band for his beloved fans, essential medicine for his soul. Playing music lifted him up and kept him going during the toughest of times.”

Gregg along with his late brother Duane, created one of the founding bands in southern rock, The Allman Brothers Band. Their iconic blues, rock sound helped pave the way for a new kind of sound in rock n’ roll.

Gregg was diagnosed with hepatitis C in 1999, and underwent a liver transplant in 2010.

He along with his late brother Duane wrote and performed some of the greatest southern rock music of all time. Including:

Midnight Rider:

Jessica:

Whipping Post:

Ramblin Man:

Melissa:

And so many more.

KCMQ will update this post as more information becomes available.