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Gregg Allman: ‘I'm glad I chose rock'n'roll rather than dentistry!’

Gregg Allman: ‘I'm glad I chose rock'n'roll rather than dentistry!’

Gregg Allman has admitted he’s glad he chose the life of a musician over a career in dentistry.

Speaking in the new issue of Uncut, out Thursday, March 29, the Allman Brothers Band singer and multi-instrumentalist explains: “I was going to be an oral surgeon. But there’s a lot of crap to remember.

“And I don’t think I’d like to get up every morning at seven o’clock, get into the office and look into someone’s nasty mouth. I’m glad I chose rock’n’roll!”

Allman also answered questions from fans and famous friends, discussing jamming with Muddy Waters, hanging out in the White House and his late brother Duane.

Read more in the new issue of Uncut, featuring Jack White on the cover, on newsstands from March 29.


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