For the first time, rock music icon Gregg Allman, one of the founding members of The Allman Brothers Band, tells the full story of his life and career in My Cross to Bear. No subject is taboo, as one of the true giants of rock ’n’ roll opens up about his Georgia youth, his long struggle with substance abuse, his string of bad marriages (including his brief union with superstar Cher), the tragic death of brother Duane Allman, and life on the road in one of rock’s most legendary bands.
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My Cross to Bear One of the most entertaining live bands ever to take the stage, the Allman Brothers Band defined the meaning of live rock and roll. This title tells the tale of rock icon Gregg Allman's life on stage and off, from becoming rock royalty, to his string of failed marriages including his marriage to Cher, to his struggle with drugs and alcohol. Full descriptionReview:
…This book is everything you could hope for: in a grizzled, laconic drawl, Allman provides a rambling backstage account of his five decades with the Allman Brothers Band, and he doesn’t seem to hold anything back. (New York Times Book Review)
A soul-searching rumination on a hard-lived life... For generations of fans, Allman’s book provides insights into the many turns in that long road... MY CROSS TO BEAR carries a welcome seal of honesty. (USA Today)
In his memoir, the rambling and rambunctious Gregg Allman lays bare his soul… In the end, Allman, writing with music journalist Light, has produced a fiercely honest memoir. (Publishers Weekly (starred review))
This is a story about musical brotherhood. Rich and moving... Nothing less than profound. Life, love and music from one of the most influential American recording artists of the last 40 years. (Kirkus Reviews)
“Packed with juicy anecdotes, gripping details and raw energy…Fans of the Allman Brothers Band are certain to relish the revelations... MY CROSS TO BEAR provides a window into Allman’s tortured soul - he presents himself as a man cracked and flawed, yet somehow intact.” (Birmingham News)
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Book Description U.S.A.: William Morrow, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Signed in person by Gregg Allman directly on the half title page (not the pre-signed on a "tipped in" page bound in by the publisher). NOT signed to anyone. A photo of Gregg Allman at his book signing event will be included with the signed book. First edtion, First printing with full number line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Hardcover. Book is BRAND NEW and UNREAD, opened only for signing. No marks, no inscriptions. Not a book club edition, not an ex-library. Dust jacket is new, not price-clipped, in a removable, protective clear clover. This is a beautiful autographed first edtion for collectors. Makes a great gift. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000739