Allman was one of many who were so creative, and also so self-destructive. I constantly wonder about this combination, and why (in my view) it exists.
As tomorrow is Memorial Day in the United States, I am moving my Music Monday to today.
I will let Allman's music speak for itself. What else can I add?
Mellissa, such a sweet song.
And, a hit song on his own; "I'm No Angel". He wasn't.
Rockers reacted in the modern way, on Twitter.
Meanwhile, in England, nearly a week after a terrorist bombing at the end of an Ariana Grande concert, the singer beloved by so many teens and preteens (and even their parents) announced a benefit concert with proceeds going to the victims' families. She announced this with a moving letter to her fans.
In honor of all those at that concert, here is a video of Dangerous Woman.
Meanwhile, Grande's mother has been placed under heavy security.
We live in sobering times, and depend on those in the entertainment business to help us cope with sorrow and uncertainty. Now, after Bataclan, and Manchester, entertainers are now on the front lines.