Literally just saw this. Words fail me on this one. Butch was partners for the entire run of the ABB with Jaimoe. Butch was the “on-the-beat” drummer, Jaimoe the jazzy one. Butch’s nephew is, of course, Derek Trucks, guitar great. Losing an Allman is for me like losing a family member. (I met some of these guys. Story down the road.) Anyway RIP, Butch. Damn! Sorry. I got nothin’.
Drummer Butch Trucks, one of the founding members of the Southern rock legend The Allman Brothers, has died. He was 69. (Click below for story).