Dickey Betts

Born: 
12/12/1943
City: 
West Palm Beach
Region: 
Florida
Country: 
USA
Years Active: 
1960-present
Genre(s): 
Instruments: 
Guitar, Vocals
Associated Artists: 
Recorded With: 

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Forrest Richard "Dickey" Betts is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, and composer best known as a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band. He was inducted with the band into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 and also won with the band a best rock performance Grammy Award for his instrumental "Jessica" in 1996. Recognized as one of the most influential guitar players of all time, he had early on in his career one of rock’s finest guitar partnership with the late Duane Allman introducing melodic twin guitar harmony and counterpoint which "rewrote the rules for how two rock guitarists can work together, completely scrapping the traditional rhythm/lead roles to stand toe to toe".Dickey Betts was ranked #58 on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time list in 2003.

Discography

Released: 1969
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Released: 2003