Rounder Records Announces Gregg Allman’s Final Album Southern Blood, Releases First Song
On Wednesday (July 26), Rounder Records announced they will be releasing Gregg Allman’s final studio album, Southern Blood, on Friday, September 8.
Southern Blood is a farewell to the beloved rock icon featuring the first new recording from Allman since 2011’s Low Country Blues, as well as a collection of songs written by Bob Dylan, Jackson Browne, Jerry Garcia, Willie Dixon, and more. Before his death in May, Allman spent his last years working on the project, collaborating on it with his friend and manager Michael Lehman, and producer Don Was.
Along with the album announcement, Rounder Records shared the first release off the record on NPR. Allman’s new, original track “My Only True Friend” featuring his classic, wistful voice and beloved guitar-heavy sound.
“‘My Only True…