Gregg Allman: 20 Essential Songs

The question "Can white men sing the blues?" has been debated for decades, especially once earnest white kids began taking a crack at the music in the 1960s. But in the case of Gregg Allman, no one ever raised the question. It wasn't simply a matter of his husky, often pained voice and the genuine sense of despair, desperation and boastfulness conveyed by it. 

It was also a

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