the next few years Dan played with Dickey Betts and
the band on two Great Southern records:
"Dangerous" and "Atlantas
1979 the Allman Brothers Band was auditioning
players in Macon at the Capricorn Records Picnic.
Dan was asked to play. When he got home the next
day Dickey called him and said they wanted to make
him be an Allman Brother. Dan
was with the Brothers for the next three Allman
Brothers records. "Enlightened
Rogues" in 1979, "Reach For The
Sky" in 1980 and "Brothers Of The
Road" the next year.
1982, Gregg Allman was starting to sour on his
contract with Arista Records. That January Gregg,
Dan and Dan's brother Frankie left the Allman
Brothers and formed the Gregg Allman Band.
success of those two records propelled
them through 1989 with "I'm no Angel"
five years of gigging, writing and
recording the band was able to land a deal
with Epic Records. In 1987 they recorded
the album, "I'm No Angel" and in 1988 they
recorded the album "Just Before The