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  • 1. 

    What state inducted Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band into its Music Hall of Fame in 2006?

    • A. 

      Georgia

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      California

    • D. 

      Ohio

    Correct Answer
    A. Georgia
    Explanation
    Gregg Allman, a member of The Allman Brothers Band, was inducted into the Music Hall of Fame in 2006 by the state of Georgia. This suggests that Georgia recognized Allman's significant contributions to the music industry and decided to honor him by inducting him into their Hall of Fame.

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  • 2. 

    The Allman Brothers' featured what new member on their 2003 album "Hittin' the Note"?

    • A. 

      Ric Ocasek

    • B. 

      Derek Trucks

    • C. 

      Eddie Van Halen

    • D. 

      Berry Oakley

    Correct Answer
    B. Derek Trucks
    Explanation
    Derek Trucks is the correct answer because he joined the Allman Brothers for their 2003 album "Hittin' the Note". He is a renowned guitarist known for his slide guitar skills and was a key member of the band during that time.

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  • 3. 

    What line follows "Lord, I was born a ramblin' man..." in The Allman Brother's song?

    • A. 

      Ridin' Round The Country

    • B. 

      Meetin' Lots of Women

    • C. 

      Tryin' To Make A Livin'

    • D. 

      Travelin' Down The Road

    Correct Answer
    C. Tryin' To Make A Livin'
    Explanation
    The line that follows "Lord, I was born a ramblin' man..." in The Allman Brother's song is "Tryin' To Make A Livin'." This line suggests that the narrator of the song is constantly on the move, trying to make a living through their rambling lifestyle. It implies that the person is always searching for opportunities and trying to sustain themselves financially while constantly traveling.

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  • 4. 

    What is the name of the child of Gregg Allman and Cher?

    • A. 

      Derek Eli Allman

    • B. 

      Eliza Blue Allman

    • C. 

      Desiree Rachel Allman

    • D. 

      Elijah Blue Allman

    Correct Answer
    D. Elijah Blue Allman
    Explanation
    Elijah Blue Allman is the correct answer because he is the child of Gregg Allman and Cher.

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  • 5. 

    Who joined The Allman Brothers Band when it reunited in 1989?

    • A. 

      Stevie Nicks

    • B. 

      Warren Haynes

    • C. 

      Ash Wade

    • D. 

      Skelly Nelson

    Correct Answer
    B. Warren Haynes
    Explanation
    Warren Haynes joined The Allman Brothers Band when it reunited in 1989.

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  • 6. 

    What guitar method did Duane Allman of The Allman Brothers Band master by putting a glass bottle on his finger?

    • A. 

      Glass Music

    • B. 

      Ruffling

    • C. 

      Bluegrass Twang

    • D. 

      Slide Guitar

    Correct Answer
    D. Slide Guitar
    Explanation
    Duane Allman of The Allman Brothers Band mastered the slide guitar method by putting a glass bottle on his finger. Slide guitar is a technique where a guitarist uses a glass or metal slide to glide along the strings, creating a unique and distinctive sound. This technique is commonly associated with blues and rock music, and Duane Allman was known for his exceptional skill and innovation in playing slide guitar.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following was a song recorded by The Allman Brothers Band?

    • A. 

      Ashley

    • B. 

      Melissa

    • C. 

      Allison

    • D. 

      Hannah

    Correct Answer
    B. Melissa
    Explanation
    "Melissa" is a song recorded by The Allman Brothers Band.

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  • 8. 

    Whose name in the Macon Rose Hill cemetery did Dickey Betts use in a song?

    • A. 

      Melissa Hill Johnson

    • B. 

      Angeline Mary Ross

    • C. 

      Elizabeth Reed Napier

    • D. 

      Jessica Ann Mayfield

    Correct Answer
    C. Elizabeth Reed Napier
    Explanation
    Dickey Betts used the name "Elizabeth Reed Napier" in a song.

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  • 9. 

    Which member of The Allman Brothers Band was a Vietnam veteran?

    • A. 

      Lamar Williams

    • B. 

      Warren Haynes

    • C. 

      Marc Quinones

    • D. 

      Allen Woody

    Correct Answer
    A. Lamar Williams
    Explanation
    Lamar Williams was a member of The Allman Brothers Band who served in the Vietnam War.

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  • 10. 

    During his career with The Allman Brothers Band, Duane Allman's guitar of choice was?

    • A. 

      1958 Les Paul

    • B. 

      Fender Stratocaster

    • C. 

      Gibson Es 335

    • D. 

      Dobro

    Correct Answer
    A. 1958 Les Paul
    Explanation
    Duane Allman's guitar of choice during his career with The Allman Brothers Band was the 1958 Les Paul.

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  • 11. 

    What did Duane Allman use for a slide when playing?

    • A. 

      Craftsman 3/8 Dia. Deep Socket

    • B. 

      Coricidin Cold Capsule Bottle

    • C. 

      Swiss Army Knife

    • D. 

      Cut Off Four Roses Wine Bottle Neck

    Correct Answer
    B. Coricidin Cold Capsule Bottle
    Explanation
    Duane Allman used a Coricidin Cold Capsule Bottle as a slide when playing.

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  • 12. 

    What year did Allman Brothers have the hit single "Ramblin' Man" on Capricorn?

    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1999

    • C. 

      1973

    • D. 

      1962

    Correct Answer
    C. 1973
    Explanation
    In 1973, the Allman Brothers had the hit single "Ramblin' Man" on Capricorn.

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  • 13. 

    How did guitar legend Duane Allman die?

    • A. 

      Motorcycle Accident

    • B. 

      Drug Overdose

    • C. 

      Suicide

    • D. 

      Plane Crash

    Correct Answer
    A. Motorcycle Accident
    Explanation
    Duane Allman, the guitar legend, died in a motorcycle accident. This tragic incident occurred on October 29, 1971, when Allman was riding his motorcycle in Macon, Georgia. He collided with a truck that had abruptly stopped in front of him, causing him to lose control and crash. Allman suffered severe injuries and was rushed to the hospital, where he sadly passed away a few hours later. This accident cut short the promising career of a talented musician, leaving a lasting impact on the music industry.

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  • 14. 

    What musician's concert inspired Duane and Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band?

    • A. 

      Ray Charles

    • B. 

      B.B. King

    • C. 

      Elvis Presley

    • D. 

      James Brown

    Correct Answer
    B. B.B. King
    Explanation
    Duane and Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band were inspired by B.B. King's concert. This suggests that B.B. King's performance had a significant impact on their musical style and influenced their own music. King's talent and skill as a musician likely resonated with the Allman brothers, inspiring them to pursue their own musical careers and develop their unique sound.

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  • 15. 

    Why was ex-Allman Brothers Band guitarist, Dickey Betts, arrested in 2001?

    • A. 

      He Punched His Wife While Driving

    • B. 

      He Was Caught In A Drug Raid

    • C. 

      He Shot His Neighbor's Dog

    • D. 

      He Was Caught Shoplifting

    Correct Answer
    A. He Punched His Wife While Driving
    Explanation
    Dickey Betts, the ex-Allman Brothers Band guitarist, was arrested in 2001 for punching his wife while driving. This act of domestic violence led to his arrest and legal consequences.

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  • 16. 

    What nickname did Wilson Pickett give Duane Allman of The Allman Brothers Band?

    • A. 

      Eagle

    • B. 

      Jetman

    • C. 

      Blue Skies

    • D. 

      Skyman

    Correct Answer
    D. Skyman
    Explanation
    Wilson Pickett gave Duane Allman the nickname "Skyman" because of his exceptional guitar skills that seemed to soar and reach the skies. This nickname reflects the admiration and recognition Pickett had for Allman's talent and the way he effortlessly played the guitar, creating beautiful and memorable music.

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  • 17. 

    What Allman Brothers Band album inspired this Rolling Stone quote: "Rock jamming doesn't get any better than this"?

    • A. 

      Idlewild

    • B. 

      Win, Lose Or Draw

    • C. 

      Eat A Peach

    • D. 

      At Fillmore East

    Correct Answer
    D. At Fillmore East
    Explanation
    At Fillmore East is the correct answer because it is widely regarded as one of the best live albums in rock history. The Allman Brothers Band's performance on this album showcases their exceptional jamming skills and tight musical chemistry. The album captures the energy and improvisational prowess of the band, making it a standout in the genre of rock jamming. The Rolling Stone quote accurately reflects the high praise and recognition that At Fillmore East has received over the years.

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  • 18. 

    Which Allman Brothers' song from their "Eat a Peach" album was almost 45 minutes long?

    • A. 

      Blue Sky

    • B. 

      Mountain Jam

    • C. 

      One Way Out

    • D. 

      Whipping Post

    Correct Answer
    B. Mountain Jam
    Explanation
    Mountain Jam is the correct answer because it is the longest song on the "Eat a Peach" album by the Allman Brothers, with a duration of almost 45 minutes. This instrumental track showcases the band's improvisational skills and incorporates elements of jazz, rock, and blues. It is known for its extended live performances, often featuring solos from each band member and showcasing their musical prowess.

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  • 19. 

    What new genre did The Allman Brothers Band initiate with their album "Brothers and Sisters"?

    • A. 

      Southern Rock

    • B. 

      Hip Hop

    • C. 

      Country

    • D. 

      Easy Listening

    Correct Answer
    A. Southern Rock
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Southern Rock. The Allman Brothers Band initiated the Southern Rock genre with their album "Brothers and Sisters". This genre combines elements of rock, blues, and country music, and is characterized by its soulful vocals, dual guitar harmonies, and a strong emphasis on instrumental improvisation. The Allman Brothers Band's album "Brothers and Sisters" was a significant contribution to the development and popularization of this genre in the 1970s.

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  • 20. 

    What happened to Allman Brothers Band member Dickey Betts in 2000?

    • A. 

      He Was Booted From The ABB

    • B. 

      He Was Killed In A Plane Crash

    • C. 

      He Recorded A Solo Platinum Album

    • D. 

      He Severely Smashed His Right Hand

    Correct Answer
    A. He Was Booted From The ABB
    Explanation
    In 2000, Dickey Betts, a member of the Allman Brothers Band, was booted from the ABB. This means that he was removed or expelled from the band. The reason for his departure is not stated in the question, but it implies that there was some sort of disagreement or issue within the band that led to his removal.

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  • 21. 

    Which of the following lines comes from "Whipping Post" by The Allman Brothers Band?

    • A. 

      She And My Best Friend's Hooked

    • B. 

      Crazy What I Did For Her

    • C. 

      She Took All My Money

    • D. 

      It'll All Get Better One Day

    Correct Answer
    C. She Took All My Money
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "She Took All My Money." This line is from the song "Whipping Post" by The Allman Brothers Band. It suggests that the narrator's partner has taken all of their money, implying a sense of betrayal and loss.

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  • 22. 

    Where was The Allman Brothers Band formed in 1969?

    • A. 

      Jacksonville, Florida

    • B. 

      Orlando, Florida

    • C. 

      Montgomery, Alabama

    • D. 

      Nashville, Tennessee

    Correct Answer
    A. Jacksonville, Florida
    Explanation
    The Allman Brothers Band was formed in Jacksonville, Florida in 1969.

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  • 23. 

    The DVD "The Allman Brothers Band Live at the Beacon Theater" runs for how long?

    • A. 

      75 Minutes

    • B. 

      1 1/2 Hours

    • C. 

      4 Hours

    • D. 

      3 Hours

    Correct Answer
    D. 3 Hours
    Explanation
    The DVD "The Allman Brothers Band Live at the Beacon Theater" runs for 3 hours. This means that the concert footage and performances of the band can be enjoyed for a total of 3 hours.

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  • 24. 

    Allman Brothers' Gregg Allman recorded what poorly-received album with Cher?

    • A. 

      Two Is Just Enough

    • B. 

      I Got You Babe

    • C. 

      After All These Years

    • D. 

      Two The Hard Way

    Correct Answer
    D. Two The Hard Way
    Explanation
    "Two The Hard Way" is the correct answer because it is the title of the poorly-received album that Gregg Allman recorded with Cher.

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  • 25. 

    Where did The Allman Brothers Band members go to write songs in their early years?

    • A. 

      Rose Hill Cemetery

    • B. 

      Macon City Park

    • C. 

      Macon High School Gym

    • D. 

      Their Mother's House

    Correct Answer
    A. Rose Hill Cemetery
    Explanation
    In their early years, The Allman Brothers Band members went to Rose Hill Cemetery to write songs. This location may have provided them with inspiration and a peaceful environment to focus on their songwriting process. It is possible that the band members found solace and creativity in the cemetery's serene atmosphere, allowing them to craft their music in a unique and meaningful way.

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  • 26. 

    During the 1976-1978 hiatus of The Allman Brothers Band, what did Butch Trucks do?

    • A. 

      He Wrote 27 New Songs

    • B. 

      He Tried To Commit Suicide

    • C. 

      He Attended Florida State University

    • D. 

      He Worked At A Fast Food Restaurant

    Correct Answer
    C. He Attended Florida State University
    Explanation
    During the 1976-1978 hiatus of The Allman Brothers Band, Butch Trucks attended Florida State University. This suggests that he took a break from his music career and decided to further his education during this time period.

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  • 27. 

    What album from The Allman Brothers Band featured "Melissa" and "Blue Sky"?

    • A. 

      Win, Lose Or Draw

    • B. 

      Eat A Peach

    • C. 

      The Allman Brothers Band

    • D. 

      Brothers And Sisters

    Correct Answer
    B. Eat A Peach
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Eat A Peach" because this album by The Allman Brothers Band includes the songs "Melissa" and "Blue Sky". The album was released in 1972 and is considered one of the band's most iconic and influential works. It blends elements of rock, blues, and country, showcasing the band's signature sound and virtuosic instrumental skills. The songs "Melissa" and "Blue Sky" have become fan favorites and are often performed live by the band.

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  • 28. 

    Which of the following albums was released by The Allman Brothers Band?

    • A. 

      Follow The Wind

    • B. 

      Rules Of The South

    • C. 

      On The Edge

    • D. 

      Idlewild South

    Correct Answer
    D. Idlewild South
    Explanation
    Idlewild South is an album released by The Allman Brothers Band. The other options, "Follow The Wind," "Rules Of The South," and "On The Edge" are not albums released by The Allman Brothers Band.

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