“Ramblin’ Man” Was Meant for Merle Haggard, Butch Trucks Confirmed in Final Interview

“Ramblin’ Man” Was Meant for Merle Haggard, Butch Trucks Confirmed in Final Interview

The story has been told for many years that The Allman Brothers initially didn’t want to record “Ramblin’ Man” or release it as a single because they were afraid it was too country. Today people take for granted that The Allman Brothers fit squarely in the Southern rock genre, but to start, they were very much a blues and jazz-based jam band.