Rounder Records has announced the release date for Gregg Allman’s final studio album, and you can watch the launch trailer below. “Southern Blood” arrives worldwide on Friday, September 8th and NPR premiered the album’s first song, “My Only True Friend” today. It’s his first record since 2011’s “Low Country Blues” and includes songs written by an array of big names including Jackson Browne, Willie Dixon, Jerry Garcia & Robert Hunter, Lowell George and Spooner Oldham & Dan Penn, meant to serve as a salutary farewell to his legion of devoted fans and admirers. You can read an extensive piece about the record over at Rounder now.
Gregg Allman “Southern Blood” (Rounder Records)
1. My Only True Friend (Gregg Allman-Scott Sharrard)
2. Once I Was (Tim Buckley-Larry Beckett)
3. Going Going Gone (Bob Dylan)
4. Black Muddy River (Jerome J. Garcia-Robert C. Hunter)
5. I Love the Life I Live (Willie Dixon)
6. Willin’ (Lowell George)
7. Blind Bats and Swamp Rats (Jack Avery)
8. Out of Left Field (Dewey Lindon Oldham Jr.-Dan Penn)
9. Love Like Kerosene (Scot Sharrard)
10.Song for Adam featuring Jackson Browne (Jackson Browne)
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