Allman Betts Band
Guitar World|January 2021
The proud inheritors of the Allman Brothers’ Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts and Berry Oakley prove to be more than chips off the old block
By Alan Paul

THERE WAS NO mystery about why Allman Betts Band’s 2019 debut, Down to the River, sounded like the work of a veteran group, though they had never played together as a unit before recording it. While the band was new, the core members had a connection that stretched back before they were born. Co-leaders Devon Allman and Duane Betts are the sons of Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts, longtime dual front men of the Allman Brothers Band. Bassist Berry Oakley Jr.’s namesake father was the Hall of Fame group’s founding bassist.

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