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Friends, musicians react to death of music legend Gregg Allman

| Sunday, May 28, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
In this May 6, 2016 photo, Greg Allman performs at the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Catoosa, Oka.  On Saturday, May 27, 2017, a publicist said the musician, the singer for The Allman Brothers Band, has died.
In this May 6, 2016 photo, Greg Allman performs at the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Catoosa, Oka. On Saturday, May 27, 2017, a publicist said the musician, the singer for The Allman Brothers Band, has died.

Friends and musicians shared their reaction to death of music legend Gregg Allman.

Allman's ex-wife Cher.


Musician Melissa Etheridge.


Country legend Charlie Daniels.


"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.


Country star Keith Urban.


Rocker Peter Frampton.


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.


Musician John Mayer.


Bonnaroo music festival.


Country star Travis Tritt.


Musician Sheryl Crow.


Country star Brad Paisley.


Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine.


"(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.

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