Gregg Allman: 20 Essential Songs

Southern rock pioneer fused country blues with San Francisco-style extended improvisation, creating a template for countless jam bands

"Who to Believe" (2003)

Gregg summons up his lung power – and his self-doubts and isolation – in this barn-burner from the Allmans' Hittin' the Note album. Powered by guitarists Haynes (who co-wrote this song) and Derek Trucks, the band raises hell behind Gregg, who reciprocates in one of his best later-day performances.  

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