All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Allman Brothers’

Gregg Allman Biopic Adds More Actors

Charles Dutton, Aldis Hodge, and Kathy Baker have joined the cast of Midnight Rider, the Gregg Allman biopic. Unclaimed Freight Productions’ Randall Miller and Jody Savin are responsible for making the film. The movie will tell the story of Allman’s journey as a struggling musician to becoming the frontman of the Allman Brothers Band. The story will also reflect upon …

Read More

Gregg Allman Biopic Cast Will Include William Hurt

The cast for the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider is coming together. In December, Tyson Ritter from the band All-American Rejects was cast to play the young version of Allman. Now, Oscar winning actor William Hurt is set to play the modern-day version of the legendary founder of the classic rock-southern blues band The Allman Brothers. The screenplay for the …

Read More

Allman Brothers Sue Universal Over Digital Downloads

The Allman Brothers Band has filed a lawsuit against Universal Music Group (UMG) for around $13 million over royalties from CDs and digital downloads.

The lawsuit seeks payment for some of the Southern rock group’s songs recorded for its first label Capricorn Records, from 1969 to 1980, when the band had such hits as "Melissa," "Ramblin’ Man," and "Midnight Rider."

Read More