The Allman Brothers Band Quiz
by Staff
The Allman Brothers Band is the granddaddy of all Southern rock jam bands. Let's go back in time and test your knowledge of the almighty Allmans.

How many actual Allman brothers were in The Allman Brothers Band?

  • none
  • two
  • three

Where did the Allman Brothers form?

  • Florida
  • South Carolina
  • Louisiana

What town became their headquarters?

  • Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Macon, Georgia

Which city was the site of the band's big 1971 live album?

  • New York
  • San Francisco
  • New Orleans

How did Duane Allman and bassist Berry Oakley die?

  • motorcycle accident
  • drug overdose
  • bus crash

Duane Allman and Berry Oakley are buried next to each other in this Macon, Georgia, cemetery.

  • Rose Hill
  • Shamrock Glen
  • Green Fields

How old was Duane when he died?

  • 24 years old
  • 28 years old
  • 31 years old

When did The Allman Brothers Band first break up?

  • 1972
  • 1976
  • 1979

When did the band get back together for good?

  • 1989
  • 1994
  • 1997

Where was that final show?

  • Macon, Georgia
  • New York
  • San Francisco

When was The Allman Brothers Band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

  • 1990
  • 1995
  • 2000

Where did Duane and Gregg Allman start playing music as teenagers?

  • Daytona Beach, Florida
  • Huntsville, Alabama
  • Katy, Texas

This band was NOT one of the early incarnations of the band that would become The Allman Brothers Band.

  • The Escorts
  • Scarecrow Boat
  • Allman Joys
  • 31st of February
  • Hour Glass

The band is unique in having a regular lineup of two lead guitarists and two ...

  • drummers
  • keyboardists
  • bassists

What was the name of the band's longtime label in Macon, Georgia?

  • Aquarius Records
  • Virgo Records
  • Capricorn Records

The Allman Brothers band opened for this band in its first show outside the South.

  • The Stooges
  • The Kinks
  • The Velvet Underground

Where was that show?

  • San Francisco
  • Boston
  • Chicago

The band tended to live and hang out in communal homes around Macon, Georgia. This was NOT one of them.

  • Hippie Crash Pad
  • Idlewild South
  • the Big House
  • the Farm
  • Mockingbird Acres

Before the band formed, Duane Allman was a session guitarist at these studios.

  • FAME Studios
  • Hitsville USA
  • Abbey Road

What was Duane Allman's nickname?

  • Big D
  • Lonestar
  • Skydog

Duane Allman and this famous guitarist became "instant soulmates" upon meeting.

  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Eric Clapton
  • Carlos Santana

Eric Clapton asked Duane Allman to join this band.

  • Cream
  • The Yardbirds
  • Derek and the Dominos

What was The Allman Brothers Band's biggest hit?

  • "Ramblin' Man"
  • "Jessica"
  • "Crazy Love"

This singer once lived with Gregg Allman at a crash pad in Los Angeles.

  • Jackson Browne
  • Michael McDonald
  • Don McLean

Gregg Allman was briefly married to this singer in the '70s.

  • Stevie Nicks
  • Joni Mitchell
  • Cher

How did Gregg Allman avoid the Vietnam draft?

  • He got a doctor to say he had cancer.
  • He got someone to shoot him in the foot.
  • He faked terrible eyesight.

When did The Allman Brothers Band play Woodstock?

  • 1969
  • 1994
  • 1999

The band played a legendary three-hour set at this festival in 1973.

  • Stonehenge Free Festival
  • Summer Jam at Watkins Glen
  • Monterey Pop Festival

What were the other bands at the festival?

  • The Doobie Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • The Rolling Stones and Wings
  • Grateful Dead and The Band

This is NOT the name of an Allmans offshoot band.

  • Sea Level
  • Great Southern
  • Second Coming
  • Wheelhouse