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Who began calling Duane Allman 'Sky Dog'?

Question #63906. Asked by sue59.

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R&B legend Wilson Pickett called Duane "Sky Man" after he recorded a session with him. Probably a reference to his slide guitar playing. Duane's friends had already nick-named him "dog" due to his long hair and sideburns. The two nicknames eventually blended in together as "Skydog".

Mar 25 2006, 1:34 AM
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