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Biography - A Short Wiki

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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.”

Career Highlights

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).

Family and Personal Life

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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.

Family Information
Wife's/Spouse's NameBarbara Hudgins (m, 1964; div, 1967), Dayle Betts (m, 1968 div, 1971), Sandy Bluesky Wabegijig (m, 1973; div, 1975), Donna Betts (m, 1989)
Children/KidsYes (Christy Betts, Kimberly Betts, Jessica Betts, and Duane Betts.)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusDivorced

Dickey Betts - Childhood Pics

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameForrest Richard Betts
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)78 years
Date of BirthDecember 12, 1943
Place of BirthWest Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Height1.7 m, 5 feet 7 inches
Weight75 kg, 165.5 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$50 Million
OccupationComposer, 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 78 years as of todays date (September 29, 2022).

Quotes

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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