December 12

QUESTION:

Born on this day in 1943, Dickey Betts is a guitarist and singer who was a founding member of an iconic group, known for hits that include “Jessica” and “Ramblin’ Man.” Can you name the band?

ANSWER:

The Allman Brothers Band. After Duane Allman’s death in 1971, Betts reputedly stayed up all night while travelling on the band’s bus, practicing slide guitar so he could cover Duane’s guitar parts at upcoming shows.