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Zz Top Cancel String Of Spring Dates As Bassist Recovers From Shoulder Injury


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The bearded rocker fell just before the band hit the stage in Lubbock, Texas on Thursday night (14Apr16), and dislocated his shoulder.

He was hospitalised and the trio was forced to cancel the concert and two more over the weekend.

"My physicians told me that this type of injury is usually associated with contact sports," Hill says via the band’s website. "I’m not sure bass-playing qualifies as such, but they’re doing their best to get me back in the game as soon as possible. Thanks to everyone for all the good wishes we’ve received."

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Gregg Allman Crew Members Involved In Bus Crash


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The bus was en route to Charleston, South Carolina, where the veteran rocker is set to perform on Wednesday night, when it veered off Interstate 77 and rolled down an embankment.

Three passengers suffered minor injuries and were treated at Charleston Area Medical Center General Hospital before being released.

A spokesman for Allman reveals the 68-year-old musician was not on the bus which crashed.

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Sam Moore And Gregg Allman Heading To Georgia Music Hall Of Fame


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The Hold On I'm Coming hitmaker will be feted with the Performer Award, while the Allman Brothers Band icon will pick up the Songwriter Award.

The Pioneer Award will go to composer John Barbe and his late wife, Jane, rockers Drivin N Cryin will collect the Group Award, and producer John Huie will take home the Non-Performer Award.

Posthumous honours will also be bestowed upon country musician and comedian Tim Wilson and Key Largo co-writer Sonny Limbaugh.

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Ramblin' Man Fair 2015 At Mote Park - Day 2

Gregg Allman - Ramblin' Man Fair 2015 at Mote Park - Day 2 - Maidstone, United Kingdom - Sunday 26th July 2015

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Randall Miller, Director Of 'Midnight Rider', Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison


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Randall Miller, the director of the ill-fated Gregg Allman sag biopic Midnight Rider, has pled guilty to involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass and received a 10-year sentence. Miller will serve two years in Wayne County jail and the rest on probation.

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The trial concerned the death of Sarah Jones, a camera assistant killed a year ago on the set of Midnight Rider. The 27-year-old died when she was struck by a train while filming a sequence on a bridge over the Altamaha River. Miller has not received the proper clearance to shoot on the bridge.

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Gregg Allman Honoured At Classic Rock Awards


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Veteran musician Gregg Allman was named a living legend at the 2014 Classic Rock Roll Of Honour ceremony on Tuesday (04Nov14).

The Allman Brothers star took the top award at the annual event, which was staged in Los Angeles for the first time to mark its 10th anniversary.

The Doors were given the prestigious Inspiration honour, Queen + Adam Lambert were named Band of the Year, and miracle man Wilko Johnson - who was recently given the all-clear after living with a terminal cancer diagnosis for more than 15 months - was awarded Album of the Year for his collaboration with Roger Daltrey, Going Back Home.

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Queen Named Band Of The Year At Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards


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Queen have been named Band of the Year at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour presented by Orange Amplification awards.

Icons in rock music from past and present were celebrated at the event at The Avalon in Hollywood last night (04.11.14), with the band - now fronted by Adam Lambert - picking up the prestigious prize.

The ceremony was the 10th annual event from Classic Rock magazine, and other winners included Ozzy Osbourne, who scooped the prize for Classic Album for 'Blizzard of Ozz' and Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band, who took home the Living Legend award, following in the footsteps of the likes of Iggy Pop, Alice Cooper and Jimmy Page.

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Gregg Allman To Receive Living Legend Prize At Classic Rock Gala


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The Allman Brothers star Gregg Allman is to be feted with a Living Legend award at the upcoming Classic Rock Roll Of Honour ceremony.

The rocker will join Black Sabbath and Alice Cooper, among other recipients of the trophy, on 4 November (14) in Hollywood.

He says, "I am so very honoured to be receiving this award from Classic Rock. The magazine is one of my favourites and they are always so generous to me and the Brothers."

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'Midnight Rider' Director Randall Miller Faces Charges Of Involuntary Manslaughter Relating To Sarah Jones' Death


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The director of Midnight Rider, Randall Miller, and two other crew members have been indicted by a grand jury for involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass following the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones whilst filming in February. 

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Midnight Rider is based on the life of Gregg Allman.

Sarah was working on Midnight Rider, a film based on the life of rock legend Gregg Allman, when she tragically died. The crew were filming a scene on a railway over the Altamaha River in Doctortown, Georgia when the incident occurred on February 20th. Sarah and a number of other crew members were instructed to carry a metal bed frame out on to the tracks for a dream sequence, according to the LA Times. Sarah was struck by a passing freight train whilst six other crew members were injured by the shattered metal bed frame. 

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Manslaughter Charges For "Midnight Rider" Director And Producers Might Bring About A Positive Change In The Industry


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Since a camera assistant working on the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider died during the production and director Randall Miller was charged with involuntary slaughter alongside producers Jody Savin and Jay Sedrish, appeals for increased work safety in the industry have dominated the conversation.

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Gregg Allman has distanced himself from the production.

Sarah Jones’ death was the most severe consequence of the lax safety precautions on set, but six other crew members were injured by a freight train in Georgia earlier this week. According to the LA Times, the train unexpectedly drove over a bridge the crew was filming on. Local authorities report that producers did not have permission to film on the trestle.

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Injured Make-up Artist Sues Midnight Rider Producers


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Rocker Gregg Allman and the producers of his biopic Midnight Rider have been hit by another lawsuit connected to the fatal train accident that took place on the set in February (14).

Make-up artist Antonyia Verna has become the latest crew member to file suit over injuries she sustained as she ran from an oncoming train while shooting on railroad tracks in Wayne County, Georgia.

The parents of camera assistant Sarah Jones, who was killed, were the first to file suit against the filmmakers. They were joined by hairstylist Joyce Gilliard.

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Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Gregg Allman Signs Copies Of His New Bestseller 'My Cross To Bear' At Barnes And Noble

Gregg Allman - Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gregg Allman signs copies of his new bestseller 'My Cross to Bear' at Barnes and Noble - New York , New York , United States - Monday 4th March 2013

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Collaborating For A Cure 15th Annual Benefit Dinner And Auction - Performances

Gregg Allman Thursday 15th November 2012 Collaborating for a cure 15th Annual Benefit Dinner and Auction - Performances

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The Royal Southern Brotherhood Performs At The Brook. The American Blues And Blues Rock Supergroup Consisting Of Grammy Award Winning Singer And Percussionist Cyril Neville Of The Neville Brothers, Vocalist And Guitarist Devon Allman (son Of Gregg Allman), Blues Music Award Winning Vocalist And Guitarist Mike Zito, Grammy Award Winning Drummer Yonrico Scott, And Bassist Charlie Wooton

The Royal Southern Brotherhood, The Brook, The American Blues, Blues Rock, Grammy Award, Cyril Neville, The Neville Brothers, Devon Allman, Gregg Allman, Blues Music Award, Mike Zito, Yonrico Scott, Charlie Wooton and Grammy Thursday 8th November 2012 The Royal Southern Brotherhood performs at The Brook. The American Blues and Blues Rock supergroup consisting of Grammy Award winning singer and percussionist Cyril Neville of The Neville Brothers, vocalist and guitarist Devon Allman (son of Gregg Allman), Blues Music Award winning vocalist and guitarist Mike Zito, Grammy award winning drummer Yonrico Scott, and bassist Charlie Wooton

The Royal Southern Brotherhood, The Brook, The American Blues, Blues Rock, Grammy Award, Cyril Neville, The Neville Brothers, Devon Allman, Gregg Allman, Blues Music Award, Mike Zito, Yonrico Scott, Charlie Wooton and Grammy
The Royal Southern Brotherhood, The Brook, The American Blues, Blues Rock, Grammy Award, Cyril Neville, The Neville Brothers, Devon Allman, Gregg Allman, Blues Music Award, Mike Zito, Yonrico Scott, Charlie Wooton and Grammy
The Royal Southern Brotherhood, The Brook, The American Blues, Blues Rock, Grammy Award, Cyril Neville, The Neville Brothers, Devon Allman, Gregg Allman, Blues Music Award, Mike Zito, Yonrico Scott, Charlie Wooton and Grammy
The Royal Southern Brotherhood, The Brook, The American Blues, Blues Rock, Grammy Award, Cyril Neville, The Neville Brothers, Devon Allman, Gregg Allman, Blues Music Award, Mike Zito, Yonrico Scott, Charlie Wooton and Grammy

Arrives For The LA Premier Of Crazy Heart

Greg Allman Tuesday 8th December 2009 arrives for the LA premier of Crazy Heart California, USA

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Gregg Allman

Date of birth

8th December, 1947

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