On Oct. 15, 1971, The Allman Brothers Band was on top of the world. Years of hard work paid off with popular success as “At Fillmore East” achieved Gold Record status. The band was hard at work on its next studio album. Fourteen days later, the band’s path took a devastating turn: Lead guitarist Duane Allman died in a motorcycle crash. Somehow, the group still managed to complete the incomparable “Eat A Peach.”
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Losing his brother and bandmate, going through a liver transplant — Gregg Allman has plenty of life experience with the blues, both onstage and off. It seems only natural that “Low Country Blues,” Allman’s new solo blues music cover project with famed producer T-Bone Burnett, has struck a chord with music lovers.