The Allman Brothers Band is one of my all time favorites so I was eager to learn anything I could about what led to such music. If you don't care for the music, the story of Gregg Allman will not be that interesting.
It was a fitting ending. Greg Allman was resigned to his own mistakes and turned to religion after a life that seemed rather devoid of much deep thinking.
The performance was very good. This is what I think it would have sounded like in the author's voice.
I was intrigued by the author's lack of insight into the pain and harm he had caused to others. For instance, when his roadie was busted and imprisoned for trafficking drugs for him, Gregg Allman basically said "He knew what he was doing." But GA does not reflect on the fact that if he (GA) had not had a desperate need for drugs and sent his roadie out to score them, the bust would not have happened. I love the music and would have liked to have discovered that the leader of the band (post-Duane) was more likeable.
A lost epoch
It ended abruptly with the author about to depart for The East. There was no sense of summing things up.
Good enunciation and a lovely range of accents. As you would expect from a serious actor. It is fun to have the author as narrator because he knows the intended meaning of the text, having written it.
This was a fun look at a London lad's entry into the glamour of 1960s London and Hollywood. His personal weaknesses and mistakes caused him much pain and the story is touching for that reason.
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