Gregg Allman: 20 Essential Songs

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

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"Done Somebody Wrong" (1971)

Another gem from the Allman's Fillmore set, this Elmore James blues has a joyful swing that allows Gregg the chance to vocally limber up: He alternately exhorts, pleads and brags. Given the impact of his brother Duane's death soon after these shows, Gregg's voice wound never quite sounded this burly and firm again.

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