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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: The Allman Brothers Band performs at The Beacon Theatre on October 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

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The Allman Brothers Band: “Southbound”

The Hook: Gregg Allman calls it “a good get-down boogie song.”

Year: 1973

Album: Brothers and Sisters

Writer: Dickey Betts

Stats: Never released as a single, but became a staple on album rock radio.

Background: Gregg Allman sings lead on the Dickey Betts song “Southbound” from the Brothers and Sisters album. He tells us what he likes about that number.

Gregg Allman on the Dickey Betts song “Southbound.” OC:…boogie song. :10

“It’s got a good groove to it, y’know, and there’s not hardly a way you can play it bad. And it’s a good get-down boogie song.”

The Allman Brothers Band - Southbound

Track 1 (side two) from the album, "Brothers and Sisters" (1973). "Brothers and Sisters" album playlist - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWnVxuqvY7JjV5WtOY1Y0cn-4M2guosOb