Friends, musicians react to death of music legend Gregg Allman
Friends and musicians shared their reaction to death of music legend Gregg Allman.
Allman's ex-wife Cher.
IVE TRIED…WORDS ARE IMPOSSIBLE GUI GUI FOREVER,CHOOCH— Cher (@cher) May 27, 2017
Musician Melissa Etheridge.
Country legend Charlie Daniels.
Gregg Allman had a feeling for the blues very few ever havehard to believe that magnificent voice is stilled forever pic.twitter.com/EPfE56fqCf— Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) May 27, 2017
"I am truly honored to have been fortunate enough to have written many songs with him and equally honored to have traveled the world with him. ... I've lost too many lately (friends) lately and this one is gonna be hard to get past. There is some comfort in knowing that millions of people all over the world feel the same way." -- Warren Haynes, guitarist for The Allman Brothers Band and Gov't Mule, in a lengthy Facebook post.
Blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa.
My first concert in 1983 was Gregg Allman. I am so very saddened to hear of Gregg's passing today. One of a kind voice and musician.— JOE BONAMASSA (@JBONAMASSA) May 27, 2017
Country star Keith Urban.
My heart breaks today at the passing of soul brutha Gregg Allman. Blessings and peace to all the Allman family. - KU— Keith Urban (@KeithUrban) May 27, 2017
Rocker Peter Frampton.
So sad to hear Gregg Allman passed away I admire him so much & had the honour of jamming wth him recently. A gentle soul with so much soul.— Peter Frampton (@peterframpton) May 27, 2017
Longtime E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren.
"A very sad show day for me. Gregg was a guy that showed me more respect in our business than anyone else. He also taught me how to please an audience with your voice and pour your heart out and never regret. Ride in Peace my friend!" - Doug Gray, lead singer of The Marshall Tucker Band, in a statement.
Pop legend Brian Wilson.
So sad to hear about Gregg Allman passing - a great musician. Love & Mercy, Brian— Brian Wilson (@BrianWilsonLive) May 27, 2017
Musician John Mayer.
Eternal love and life to Gregg Allman. RIP— John Mayer (@JohnMayer) May 27, 2017
Bonnaroo music festival.
Gregg Allman, thank you for everything. You're our blue sky, our sunny day, and The Farm will miss you. https://t.co/M1tSBz4XFZ— Bonnaroo (@Bonnaroo) May 27, 2017
Country star Travis Tritt.
I'm so very saddened to hear of the passing of rock & blues legend Gregg Allman. He was such a huge influence on me. https://t.co/rSbHdmj5yp— Travis Tritt (@Travistritt) May 27, 2017
Musician Sheryl Crow.
Country star Brad Paisley.
What a legacy @GreggAllman leaves behind. Jam on in the great hereafter.— Brad Paisley (@BradPaisley) May 27, 2017
Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine.
RIP Gregg Allman, what a voice... Listening to Allman Brothers 'Live at Fillmore East,' a record that never gets old.— James Valentine (@jamesbvalentine) May 27, 2017
"(It's) "a sad, sad day for music and all of us that loved Gregg. I hope he's at peace ... He's left such an incredible legacy, between the great music that he's written and the great voice that he had." - Keyboard player Chuck Leavell, who played with The Allman Brothers Band, in an interview with The Telegraph newspaper of Macon, Georgia.
Jason Isbell, former member of the Drive-By Truckers.
"He was loved very dearly by B.B. (King) and B.B. always considered it an honor to perform with him ... His contribution to music will long live on the hearts of so many...He will be missed...THANK YOU GREGG!" - Dell Long, former publicist for blues legend B.B. King, in an emailed statement.