1. Dickey Betts

    Dickey Betts

    1 Albums, 1 Songs

    • The Very Best of Dickey Betts: 1973-1978 Bougainvilleas Call
  2. Glen Campbell, Diana Ross, George Jones, Allman Brothers, More Honored at Grammy Special Merit Awards

    February 12, 2012 5:30 PM EST Lifetime Achievement Award winners (from left) George Jones, Gregg Allman, Diana Ross and Glen Campbell at The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Special Merit Awards Ceremony at L.A.'s Wilshire Ebell Theatre. (Photo: WireImage) LOS ANGELES -- Glen ...

  3. Gregg Allman Is Latest Rocker to Announce Memoir

    May 20, 2011 8:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gregg Allman, frontman for the legendary Allman Brothers Band, has signed with William Morrow to bring his untitled memoir to print in spring 2012. Rock memoirs have been a hot category for publishers the last several years. The announcement comes t ...

  4. May 19, 2009

    May 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Freddie Garrity of Freddie and the Dreamers dies of blood circulation problems in Gwynedd, Wales, at the age of 69. 2000 – Folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary celebrate their 40th year together with a U.S. tour that kicks off with a three night ...

  5. Allman Brothers Sue Universal Over Royalties

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Members of the Allman Brothers Band sued UMG Recordings for more than $10 million on Monday over royalties from compact discs sales and digital downloads services such as Apple's iTunes. Members of the Allman Brothers Band sued UMG Recordings f ...

  6. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs ...

  7. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs ...

  8. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary celebrate their 40th year together with a U.S. tour that kicks off with a three night stand in Las Vegas.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Willie Ne ...

  9. Yes, Allman Bros. Plan Live Releases

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran rock outfits Yes and the Allman Brothers Band are readying vintage live recordings for summer release, although of vastly different scope. Veteran rock outfits Yes and the Allman Brothers Band are readying vintage live recordings for summer ...

  10. Benefit Bash To Celebrate B.B. King's 80th

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 B.B. King will celebrate his approaching 80th birthday with a multi-artist blues concert in Mississippi that will benefit the planned B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center. B.B. King will celebrate his approaching 80th birthday with a multi ...

  11. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who perfor ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Rock Fantasy Camp, Locke, Something Corporate

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp, Kimberley Locke, Something Corporate VH1 Classic will go behind the scenes of Rock and Roll Fantasy camp with a two-hour block airing April 2. The segment features interviews with such rock veterans as the Who ...

  13. Star-Packed Performances Power Grammys

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As has become tradition, the CBS broadcast of the Grammy Awards ceremony was more about performances than awards. Of the 107 Grammys handed out, only 11 were presented during last night's (Feb. 13) th As has become tradition, the CBS broadcast ...

  14. Betts Jams With Kid Rock, Preps Live CD/DVD

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former Allman Brothers guitarist Dickey Betts dropped in on Kid Rock's show last night (Feb. 10) at Los Angeles' House of Blues, guesting on covers of the Allmans' "Ramblin' Man" and Ray Charles' "Wha Former A ...

  15. Multi-Artist Performance To Open Grammys

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sunday's (Feb. 13) CBS telecast of the 47th annual Grammy Awards will open with a multi-artist performance stretching across three stages. The spectacle will feature the Black Eyed Peas, Gwen Stefani Sunday's (Feb. 13) CBS telecast of the ...

  16. Grammys Add West, Tributes To Charles, Southern Rock

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 This year's top Grammy Awards nominee is planning to show his skills in a monumental way during next month's 47th annual ceremony. This year's top Grammy Awards nominee is planning to show his skills in a monumental way during next mo ...

  17. Townshend Site To Host Streaming TV Station

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The system has been tested in recent months with a live Who rehearsal and performances by Townshend-mentored singer/songwriter Rachel Fuller. Who guitarist Pete Townshend's official Web site will soon play host to a streaming TV station dubbed ...

  18. Hooker's Last Album Due Next Month

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The album blues great John Lee Hooker was working on at the time of his death will be released next month. "Face to Face," which Hooker was completing with his daughter Zakiya, is due Oct. 28. The album blues great John Lee Hooker was work ...

  19. Allman Brothers Look Back To Atlanta

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Legacy/Epic Records has set a Oct. 21 release date for a new double-disc live album by the Allman Brothers Band, Billboard.com has learned. Legacy/Epic Records has set a Oct. 21 release date for a new double-disc live album by the Allman Brothers Ba ...

  20. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs and concert halls throughout the country, dies at the age of 55. A preliminary investigation determines that McC 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and ...

  21. Hot Product

    March 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Allman Brothers Band 'Note' Perfect The Allman Brothers Band's "Hittin' the Note" is the veteran Southern rock combo's first studio album in more than eight years. Due this week on the band's own Peach Records ...

  22. Allman Bros. 'Hit The Note' On New Album

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Allman Brothers Band has set a March 18 release date for "Hittin' the Note," its first studio album in more than eight years. The set is the veteran southern rock group's first with independent la The Allman Brothers Band has ...

  23. Warren Haynes Flourishes As He Keeps The Mule Alive

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's the not knowing whether or not the rug may suddenly be pulled out from under his feet that has helped make Warren Haynes perhaps the hardest-working man on the so-called jam-band circuit. It's the not knowing whether or not the rug ma ...

  24. Dickey Betts Arrested For Battery

    August 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Allman Brothers Band lead guitarist and songwriter Dickey Betts has been charged with domestic battery, accused of punching his wife in the face while she was driving, police said. Betts was re Former Allman Brothers Band lead guitarist and s ...

  25. Allman Bros. Working On New Studio Album

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Allman Brothers Band is working on its first studio album in over seven years and hopes to release it next spring, drummer Butch Trucks tells Billboard.com. Songs such as "Desdamona," "High Cost o The Allman Brothers Band is worki ...

  26. Let's Get Together

    August 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After his unceremonious 2000 ousting from the band he helped propel to stardom, celebrated Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts put his own group together, and the result is a fine collection o After his unceremonious 2000 ousting from the ba ...

  27. Estranged Brother Dickey Betts Moves On

    July 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dickey Betts is surprisingly calm as he discusses his new solo set, "Let's Get Together," due out July 31 via Back Alley/FreeFalls Entertainment. Though the album arrives at a pivotal point in his car Dickey Betts is surprisingly calm ...

  28. Billboard Bits: Jackson Browne, Frampton, Dickey Betts

    May 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Jackson Browne, Tom Petty, Peter Frampton, Dickey Betts Jackson Browne has been drafted as the opening act for the second leg of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' summer North American tour. Browne will join the trek beginning June 27 in ...

  29. Bittersweet Anticipation For Final Shaver Set

    February 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Anticipation was already high for "The Earth Rolls On," the sixth album from Shaver -- the duo of highly regarded singer/songwriter Billy Joe Shaver and his son Eddy, whom many hold in equally high Anticipation was already high for "T ...

  30. Bittersweet Anticipation For Final Shaver Set

    February 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Anticipation was already high for "The Earth Rolls On," the sixth album from Shaver -- the duo of highly regarded singer/songwriter Billy Joe Shaver and his son Eddy, whom many hold in equally high e Anticipation was already high for " ...