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This has been a very tough year so far for Dickey Betts. At Christmastime, his brother Joel was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. A few weeks ago, Joel passed away. Dickey and Joel were very close, in fact sharing the same birthday. Dickey advised me that he has decided[…]

From The Macon Telegraph: MACON, Ga. — It’s been 45 years since a Macon nightclub sold $1 tickets for music fans to hear a new band under local management known as the Allman Brothers Band. Decades later, fans have commemorated the legendary Southern rockers’ arrival in Macon with a plaque[…]

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It’s Saturday night and Sarasota resident Dickey Betts stands at the center of the stage looking lean and healthy. He’s wearing what appears to be the same cowboy hat, orange T-shirt, blue jeans and boots combo he donned during the superb show he played recently at Robarts Arena in Sarasota.[…]

Dickey Betts at Gibson

In the early days, The Allman Brothers Band was brought to life by the earth-shattering interplay of guitarists Dickey Betts and Duane Allman. Gibson Custom has commemorated the guitar legends’ partnership with the new Dickey Betts “From One Brother to Another” SG. The guitar is an exacting reproduction of one[…]