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Allman Brothers Bag Lifetime Achievement At Grammys

Thursday, December 22nd 2011 09:00

The band will be honoured next February

Ultimate Classic Rock reports that the southern rockers will receive a lifetime achievement award at a ceremony one night before the annual awards show, set to air on 12 Feb.

They were named along with Glen Campbell, George Jones, Antonio Carlos Jobin, the Memphis Horns, Diana Ross and Gil Scott-Heron as this year’s recipients.

"This year’s honorees offer a variety of brilliance, contributions and lasting impressions on our culture,” said Neil Portnow, the President of the Recording Academy. "It is an honor to recognize such a diverse group of individuals whose talents and achievements have had an indelible impact on our industry.”

Interestingly three members of the band are also up for individual Grammy Awards - all in the same category. Warren Haynes, Gregg Allman and Derek Trucks all have solo albums nominated for the Best Blues Album award.

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