Music legend and one of the group of inventors of the 'Southern Fried Rock' sound is gone.  Gregg Allman has passed away at his home in Savannah, Georgia today at the age of 69

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The elder statesman of the blues, like many of his time battled addictions and other health problems.  May he rest in the Peace of our Lord.

He passed away peacefully at his home, more details to come - his official website www.greggallman.com has understandably been down the past hour as fans overwhelm its servers looking for more information.