The song is taken from his final studio album, Southern Blood

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Ahead of the release of Gregg Allman‘s final studio album, Southern Blood, we’re delighted to bring you an exclusive lyric video for “My Only True Friend”.

The video features some never before released photos of Allman and his home in Savannah, where the album cover was shot.

Southern Blood is released on September 8 by Rounder. Produced by Don Was, the albums features one original alongside songs by Bob Dylan, Jackson Browne, Jerry Garcia and Willie Dixon.

“For the first time in about 30 years, I brought my road band into the studio, and man, that made it one of the best recording experiences of my career,” Allman told Uncut last year. “It took me about eight years to bring these cats together, and I couldn’t be happier. Don Was understands how important communication is, and that made it easy. He never tried to complicate things, and that’s what made him the perfect guy to produce the album.”

The album can be pre-ordered from a number of sites:

Gregg Allman Store
Amazon CD
Amazon Deluxe CD/DVD
Amazon LP

The September 2017 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – featuring Neil Young on the cover. Elsewhere in the issue, there are new interviews with Mark E Smith, Nick Lowe, Iron & Wine and Sigur Rós, we remember Dennis Wilson and explore the legacy of Elvis Presley. We review Grizzly Bear, Queens Of The Stone Age, Arcade Fire, Brian Eno and The War On Drugs. Our free CD features 15 tracks of the month’s best music, including Randy Newman, Richard Thompson, Oh Sees, Lal & Mike Waterson, Psychic Temple, FJ McMahon and Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band and more.

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