Marking definitive dates in music history is always tricky business, but if you forced fans to reach a consensus on the birthdate of Southern rock, most would agree it came in November 1969 with the release of the Allman Brothers Band’s self-titled debut album.
The sudden and potentially devastating departure of two key members has left the Allman Brothers Band -- not to mention their fans -- reeling. Will the group retire again? Reload? Turn back to past members? We explore the options.