kyro | January 16, 2011 at 10:13 amby
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"It's like going to an analyst and just spilling your guts," he said. "You know, something that's been bugging you for a long time and you finally tell this person, 'Look, here's the way it is.'"
There’s no question the Allman Brothers - the bluesy, jam-band pioneers who all but invented Southern Rock - have earned a special place in rock history...
At the ribbon-cutting opening of the house full of memories, Gregg Allman said, "It looks a lot different than it did when I lived here."
"I said, 'What you got here, Jimmy?' He said, 'Well, it's a guitar, boy!'" Gregg laughed. "And he played 'She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain.'"
Gregg taught Duane, who quickly became a virtuoso. They played together until 1969 when Duane assembled what would become the Allman Brothers Band. Gregg was reluctant to sign on - having already been accepted into college to be a dental surgeon.
"My brother said, 'We gotta go out here and tear up the roads a while,' you know?" Gregg laughed. "I said, 'I'll tell you what, I'll go out there for two years. And I'm going on back to med school.' Well, I got out there, the two years I was so far in debt, man, I had to stay."
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