On the night of May 26th, Gregg Allman listened to his singing voice for the last time. Michael Lehman, Allman's manager, sent completed versions of four new Allman songs to his home in Savannah, Georgia, and Allman was able to hear almost half of his next album. "He was fully lucid and he was excited," recalls Lehman. "He was talking quietly but he wasn't in any pain at all. He loved the tracks and he knew what he'd done."
The next day, Allman succumbed to the liver cancer he'd been fighting for five years.
His final album "Southern Blood" is out September 8th. Rolling Stone
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