WCSX Classic Cuts
The Allman Brothers Band: “Southbound”
The Hook: Gregg Allman calls it “a good get-down boogie song.”
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.”