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Gregg Allman Undergoes Transplant

Gregg Allman, diagnosed with liver disease related to Hepatitis C in 2007, received a liver transplant Wednesday (6/23) at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.  The Derek Trucks Band with Derek's wife Susan Tedsechi will fill-in for the Allman Brothers Band at the Crossroads Festival, the guitar driven festival organized by Eric Clapton that takes place this weekend outside of Chicago. (story)  Allman, who had been on a waiting list for a replacement liver for some time, commented, 'I feel pretty good, considering everything that's happened.  I changed my ways years ago but we can't turn back time', and said he looks forward to having the opportunity to continue making music the his friends.
ChicagoTribune.com

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