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Gregg Allman bares and shares in new memoir

Published 05/09/2012, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It’s fitting that Gregg Allman had to alter some dates on his book signing tour because of a health scare. After experiencing arrhythmia, he was cleared last week by the Mayo Clinic to embark on the book outing and a summer Allman Brothers tour.In the just-released “My Cross to Bear” (William Morrow/HarperCollins, Allman’s autobiography written with music journalist Alan Light, Allman digs back to his earliest days in Daytona, Fla., when racism was prevalent and he and brother Duane learned their first guitar licks, to the recent years with a new liver and, last fall, playing at the Country Music Association Awards with the Zac Brown Band.

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