Phrase by 'Dickey Betts'

I've written some songs that are pretty scary, but 'Jessica,' 'Ramblin' Man,' and 'Blue Sky' are happy songs. That's the way I wrote them: have-fun tunes to make you feel good.

Author: Dickey Betts - American Musician
  Good , Man , Sky , Blue


My daddy had been a fiddler, and I heard a lot of fiddle music as a child. I had a ukulele and had played along with him.

Author: Dickey Betts - American Musician
  Music , Child , Daddy , Ukulele


I have so many great memories of the Allman Brothers early days. It was an incredible time.

Author: Dickey Betts - American Musician
  Time , Great , Memories , Great Memories


Human nature is you work shoulder to shoulder in a real emotional kind of setting, and there are jealousies that come up. There's resentment, and resentment turns to just outright bad things.

Author: Dickey Betts - American Musician
  You , Work , Bad , Nature


I don't have to do Gregg Allman songs.

Author: Dickey Betts - American Musician
  Songs


I kind of question whether to say this or not, but it's almost like the Allman Brothers turned into an Allman Brothers tribute band.

Author: Dickey Betts - American Musician
  Say , Like , Band , Question


In 1969, I was playing guitar in several rock bands that toured central Florida.

Author: Dickey Betts - American Musician
  Rock , Playing , Guitar , Florida


When I was a kid, my dad was in construction and used to move the family back and forth between central Florida's east and west coasts.

Author: Dickey Betts - American Musician
  Family , Back , Dad , Construction


Ramblin' was in my blood.

Author: Dickey Betts - American Musician
  Blood


I'm influenced by Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelly, Roland Kirk, John Coltrane, B.B. King, and then by bluegrass. But when I was 16, bluegrass wasn't cool. We was rock n' rollers then: Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis.

Author: Dickey Betts - American Musician
  Cool , Rock , King , Then