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Dickey Betts is a popular American guitarist, singer, songwriter, and composer. He is most well-known for being the founding member of The Allman Brothers Band. He was the writer and the singer, the group’s only major big hit single, “Ramblin’ Man.”
Dickey Betts has been very successful throughout the years.
Dickey Betts gained initial recognition when he became a member of the rock band, The Allman Brothers Band. The group was formed in 1969 with by the brothers, Duane Allman (slide guitar and lead guitar) and Gregg Allman (vocals, organ, songwriting), with Dickey Betts (lead guitar, vocals, songwriting), Berry Oakley (bass guitar), Butch Trucks (drums), and Jaimoe (drums).
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Dickey Betts married Barbara Hudgins in 1964 and got divorced three years later in 1967. He then married Dayle Betts in 1968 and got divorced three years later in 1971. He then married Sandy Bluesky Wabegijig in 1973 but got divorced a couple of years later in 1975. In 1989, he married Donna Betts, and the two have been together ever since. He has four children, Christy Betts, Kimberly Betts, Jessica Betts, and Duane Betts, who is a popular guitarist and has performed with his father as well.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Barbara Hudgins (m, 1964; div, 1967), Dayle Betts (m, 1968 div, 1971), Sandy Bluesky Wabegijig (m, 1973; div, 1975), Donna Betts (m, 1989)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Christy Betts, Kimberly Betts, Jessica Betts, and Duane Betts.)|
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|Full/Real Name||Forrest Richard Betts|
|Age (as of today)||79 years|
|Date of Birth||December 12, 1943|
|Place of Birth||West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.|
|Height||1.7 m, 5 feet 7 inches|
|Weight||75 kg, 165.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$50 Million|
|Occupation||Composer, Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter|
Height, Weight, and Age
Dickey Betts' height is pretty average measuring 1.7 m. Dickey Betts weighs 75 kg. Being born on December 12, 1943, translates to an age of 79 years as of todays date (February 8, 2023).
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.Dickey Betts
If you’ve got a corporation, and you throw out one of the founding partners that is responsible in part for making the organization what it is today, you have to compensate that person. You have to come to a settlement.Dickey Betts
The thing with Berry and Duane and the rest of us in the original Allman Brothers seemed to be a once-in-a-lifetime thing. When Duane was killed, we knew we lost a great part of that, but we still managed to play some great music.Dickey Betts
I like to play acoustic slide. I like that. I just… I can do it, you know. But it ain’t my cup of tea.Dickey Betts
In 1969, I was playing guitar in several rock bands that toured central Florida.Dickey Betts