You know that Berry Oakley’s wife Linda (pictured above)is remembering her late husband today.
Berry Oakley was a self-made bassist carved from experience that comes from the road as dosed from the different bands. However will forever be remembered as one of the founding members of The Allman Brothers. Originally was a lead guitarist from Chicago didn’t even own his very own bass for quite some time.
The move to Florida had his paths crossed with Duane Allman and now it is almost impossible to mention one and not the brother Gregg. Berry said he would if he can have one favor before saying yes take his other guitarist & friend Dickey Betts would be included too.
Berry would go on to develop a steady strong bass sound that stood up to the great guitar jam produced by The Allman Brothers. Berry was take to soon, just over a year after Duane’s motorcycle accident that killed him. Berry had one of his own, just about three blocks from the same spot of Duane’s mishap. They both live on in the jams recorded before the untimely deaths as well as in the many hearts of fans worldwide.