News

Gregg Allman delays book tour for medical tests

Gregg Allman delays book tour for medical tests

Gregg Allman is to undergo diagnostic cardiac testing at a clinic in Jacksonsville, Florida to ascertain whether he needs additional care after a recent hernia operation, reports Rolling Stone.

The tests will mean Allman must delay his forthcoming American publicity tour for his memoir, My Cross To Bear.

"I've been working on the book for years and am grateful for all the support I've received in putting it together," said Allman in a statement. "As soon as doctors give me the thumbs up to go back on the road, I will be heading out onto my book tour and I can’t wait to meet all of my fans."

Allman was also scheduled to appear on several American TV shows to promote the book, including Piers Morgan Tonight.


Newsletter


Editor's Letter

The 35th Uncut Playlist Of 2014


Weird serendipities aplenty this week: versions of "O, Death" on two albums I downloaded one after another, by Mike & Cara Gangloff and Bessie Jones; dovetailing into Sea Island overlap between Jones and Loscil. It makes for a nice blurring between time and genre with, say, the Gangloffs...