Dickey Betts Band Tickets
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Dickey Betts first rose to fame as a member of '70s hitmakers The Allman Brothers Band. His exploits on the road and onstage became the stuff of legend. In 1995, Betts was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He followed that up with a Grammy win of his own in 1996. These days, he's still on the road and making music. Catch him live; grab your Dickey Betts tickets at StubHub.
Dickey Betts background
Betts was born in Florida, and music has always been a big part of his life. He started playing the ukulele at age five, and learned larger stringed instruments as he grew up. Betts is a talented multi-instrumentalist, playing the mandolin and banjo in addition to the guitar. As a youngster during the late '60s, Betts formed and toured with a number of bands up and down the East Coast. Betts' skill as a musician brought him to the attention of Duane Allman, and he was invited to join The Allman Brothers Band. In 1971, with the passing of Duane, Dickey Betts became the band's lead guitarist.
Dickey Betts hits
Dickey Betts is the songwriter behind the '70s rock hits "Jessica" and "Ramblin' Man." These songs helped define the classic rock sound that was popular in that era. Betts stayed with The Allman Brothers Band until it dissolved in 1976, but made solo records, including 1974's Highway Call on his own. He was also a part of the Allmans’ reunion tours and recordings in the 1990s and early 2000s.
Dickey Betts career milestones
In addition to his solo work and recordings with The Allman Brothers, Betts has played in several other notable Southern rock outfits. He has his own band, Gov't Mule. What started as a small side band, this band has a devoted following of fans who refer to them simply as "Mule."
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