By Bruce Warren

Photo courtesy of Rounder Records

On “My Only True Friend,” the first new song by Gregg Allman from his forthcoming posthumous album, he sings “I hope you’re haunted by the music of my soul when I’m gone.” It’s a bittersweet emotional tug given his passing on May 27th.

The album, Southern Blood, comes out September 8th, was produced by Don Was, and recorded with Allman’s touring band and special guests Jackson Browne, Buddy Miller, The McCrary Sisters and Greg Leisz. Recorded at Fame studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, the song is reflective of Allman’s long standing career with the band he …read more