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The legendary guitarist and songwriter recently performed on World Cafe.
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March 21, 2011 His latest record, Low Country Blues - what Allman considers "a breath of fresh air" - is his first in 14 years. Blues was produced by T-Bone Burnett and features 11 covers from legendary blues artists, such as B.B. King, Muddy Waters and Otis Rush.
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Gregg Allman underwent a liver transplant shortly before his latest album, Low Country Blues, was released.
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March 2, 2011 The 63-year-old blues-rock icon discusses his newest album, Low Country Blues, and the brush with death that accompanied it.
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Gregg Allman performs at the 2010 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
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January 9, 2011 The leader of the Allman Brothers Band travels back to his bluesy roots on his new solo album, Low Country Blues. This stripped-down collection of covers (and a few Allman originals) was produced by T-Bone Burnett. Hear the new record here until Jan. 18.
October 25, 2006 Though the disc offers terrific guitar asides, Laid Back's songs are centered on Allman's B3 organ and Chuck Leavell's pianos, while the rhythm section's relaxed approach defines the session. Singing at a measured pace, one word at a time, Allman makes the most of these entrancingly downcast tunes.
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