Dickey Betts

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by Dickey Betts

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12 December 1943, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. Formerly with Tommy Roe’s Romans, this exceptional guitarist was also a member of the Second Coming, a Jacksonville group that featured bass player Berry Oakley. Both musicians joined the Allman Brothers Band at its inception in 1969 and Betts’ melodic lines provided the foil and support for leader Duane Allman’s inventive slide soloing. Allman’s tragic death in 1971 allowed Betts to come forward, a responsibility he... Read more

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