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Anne Carlini

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NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 13: Gregg Allman performs at the Ryman Auditorium on January 13, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images)

If you want to know what ‘blue eye soul’ sounds like, listen to Gregg Allman.  He truly was one of the most soulful singers ever.  I had the chance to introduce him at Harpos one night.  It just happened to be the night the Tigers won the world series.  The crowd erupted when I walked on stage holding a 4 ft. plastic tiger.  I then lead the crowd in a “give me a T, Give me an I !”  yell.  By the time “Tigers!” was screamed for the third time, the crowd was at a fever pitch.  I then took the microphone and yelled “Detroit, Gregg Allman!”   The roof literally came off.  As I walked off stage, Gregg took my arm and said,  “That’s the best introduction I ever got”.   I couldn’t believe I was looking into the face of the voice that I loved so much.  I simply replied  “I love you Gregg Allman”  Lol!  Here’s a clip of the Allman Bros.  RIP Gregg Allman , my midnight rider.

ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND - Classic Footage Of "Midnight Rider" From Austin City Limits Streaming

Austin City Limits welcomed the ground-breaking champions of southern rock, The Allman Brothers Band during Season 21. In a phenomenal hour-long performance, the Allmans affirmed their rock legend status with a mix of blues-drenched soul and rock. Austin City Limits (ACL) offers viewers unparalleled access to featured...