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Country singer Greg Allman?

Monday, March 14, 2011 – Will Greg Allman do a country album?

It's possible, said the Allman Brother in an interview Monday broadcast on NPR.

"Quite a few people have approached me about doing a country record," Allman said. " I was born right there in Nashville. Let me see...I don't know. If the right kind of country songs were there, I would do it, I would attempt it anyway, but the you know the blues ain't run out yet."

Allman released his first solo disc in 14 years, "Low Country Blues," to positive response and has been touring behind it as well.

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