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Scott Sharrard Gives an Inside Look at Gregg Allman's Farewell, 'Southern Blood'

Scott Sharrard joined Gregg Allman’s band as guitarist in 2008 and became its Musical Director in 2014. His first run as MD was at the Macon Opera House, shows captured on the Back To Macon, GA live album and DVD.“We had been spending a lot of time writing together, developing this relationship as collaborators and he determined that the best way going forward was for me to be his MD,” Sharrard... …

Guitarist Scott Sharrard Discusses Gregg Allman's Final Days

I interviewed Scott Sharrard, who played guitar with Gregg Allman since 2008 and became his musical director in 2015, for my recent Guitar World tribute to Gregg.I could use only a couple of quotes in that piece. An edited version of the rest of the story is presented below. Sharrard played on and was intimately involved with the writing and recording of Allman’s final album, Southern Blood,... …

The Allman Brothers Band's 25 All-Time Greatest Songs

Guitar World celebrates the timeless music of the Allman Brothers Band with this comprehensive overview of their 25 all-time greatest songs. For the rest of our ABB tribute, be sure to check out Gregg Allman 1947–2017: Bidding Farewell to a Southern Rock Legend.25. “STORMY MONDAY” At Fillmore East (1971)The Allman Brothers Band were essential in bringing classic blues music to a worldwide... …

Gregg Allman 1947–2017: Bidding Farewell to a Southern Rock Legend

When Gregg Allman died at his home near Savannah, Georgia, on May 27 due to complications from liver cancer, the music world lost one of its greatest and most consistent performers.Allman was a fixture on theater, arena and festival stages for almost 50 years as a member of the Allman Brothers Band and a solo artist. “He lived to perform,” says Warren Haynes, who played in the Allman Brothers... …

Gregg Allman Talks Allman Brothers Band—Album by Album—in 2009

Originally published in Guitar World, July 2009They’ve suffered breakups, addiction and death. But 40 years on, the Allman Brothers Band remain a force to be reckoned with. In this exclusive oral history, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts and others tell the story behind rock and roll’s enlightened rogues.  "The Road Goes on Forever.” Gregg Allman wrote and sang the words in “Midnight Rider,” and his... …

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