May 11, 1947 - January 24, 2017
Growing up in Jacksonville, Florida in the midpoint of the 20th century, Claude Hudson “Butch” Trucks would become one of the American south’s most influential musicians from the time period, his style marking an artistic and commercial breakthrough.
Trucks was a co-founder and original member of The Allman Brothers Band, one of the few constants throughout the bands tumultuous 45 year career.
Butch Trucks passed away on January 24th, 2017 in West Palm Beach, Florida.
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