10 Stunning Gregg Allman Covers by Country Artists

From Chris Stapleton's "Whipping Post" to Eric Church's "Ain't Wastin' Time No More"

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Lucinda Williams, "It's Not My Cross to Bear"

Over the years, Lucinda Williams' voice has developed into a gravely, finely-tuned slur, and it's not too hard to hear Allman's influence in the Louisiana native's strangled phrasing. Her take on "It’s Not My Cross to Bear," an underappreciated rocker from the Allman Brothers Band's self-titled debut LP, is the perfect showcase for Williams to channel her tortured Southern soul. With guitar work that evokes Led Zeppelin's "Since I’ve Been Loving You," Williams’ boozy and bluesy "It’s Not My Cross to Bear" has turned into an extended jam that's long been a staple of her live shows.

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