Founding Member Of Allman Brothers Band, “Butch” Trucks Dies At 69

Butch Trucks Passes Away

Southern rock legend, Claude "Butch" Trucks, has passed away at age 69. Trucks was a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band.

Neil Portnow, President of the Recording Academy said in a statement: He played a crucial role in developing the group's signature sound, paving the way for a brand of rock that inspired and influenced countless other groups. He and the rest of the Allman Brothers Band received a 1995 Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance as well as a 2012 Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Trucks died in West Palm Beach, Florida, his home state.

Trucks discussing the Allman Brothers Band's innovative dual drumming technique

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