Country Stars Eulogize Gregg Allman

Jason Aldean, Randy Houser, Jason Isbell, Little Big Town and More Pay Tribute to Rock Icon

As the writer behind Southern rock anthems like “Whipping Post,” “Midnight Rider” and “Melissa,” Gregg Allman’s memory will be eternal in the music he made with the Allman Brothers Band and as a solo artist. He died at his home in Savannah, Georgia on Saturday (May 27). He was 69.

Jason Aldean, Randy Houser, Jason Isbell and Little Big Town are just a few of the musicians who have honored his memory online.

Jason Aldean: “This one hurts a lot. This was one of my heroes. RIP Gregg Allman… #allmanbrothersband #greggallman”

Sheryl Crow: “Broken heart. Gregg Allman I will miss you. #RipGreggAllman”

Charlie Daniels: “Gregg Allman had a feeling for the blues very few ever have hard to believe that magnificent voice is stilled forever”

Randy Houser:
“Sad to hear about @GreggAllman. Grew up on the Bros. One of the most soulful men to ever get close to a microphone. Rest In Peace sir.”

Jason Isbell: “Goodbye, Brother Gregg. When @amandashires was pregnant, @GreggAllman pointed at her belly and said ’It’s gonna be a girl. I’m never wrong.'”

Little Big Town:
“What a loss. So heartbroken and yet so grateful for his voice and talent. You will be missed.”

John Mayer: “Eternal love and life to Gregg Allman.”

Brad Paisley: “What a legacy @GreggAllman leaves behind. Jam on in the great hereafter.”

Margo Price: “Goodbye @GreggAllman”

Rascal Flatts: “We’ve lost another legend, but his legacy will live forever. Rest In Peace, Gregg Allman.”

Chris Stapleton: “The first time I ever set foot in an amphitheater, I opened for Lynyrd Skynyrd & the Allman Brothers. I’ll always be grateful for that moment and the wealth of musical influence. RIP Gregg Allman”

Keith Urban: “My heart breaks today at the passing of soul brutha Gregg Allman. Blessings and peace to all the Allman family.”

Charlie Worsham: “There won’t be another like him. rest in peace, Gregg Allman”

Lauren Tingle is a Tennessean and storyteller who eats music for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When she’s not writing or rocking out, she enjoys yoga and getting lost in the great outdoors.