Southern Rocker Gregg Allman Dies At 69 https://t.co/GTnyA3tcfk— NPR (@NPR) May 27, 2017
Southern rocker Gregg Allman has tragically died at the age of 69, E! News reports.
The cause of Allman's death is not yet known, but the singer and The Allman Brothers Band member has struggled with health issues in the past.
Last fall, the singer canceled several tour dates and was receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness at the Mayo Clinic.
Allman was a trailblazer in the Southern rock genre and left an impact that rippled through the music industry. Several celebrities and musicians took to Twitter to mourn the singer and offer their condolences.
Read on for their heartfelt reactions.
"I'VE TRIED...WORDS ARE IMPOSSIBLE GUI GUI FOREVER, CHOOCH," Cher wrote alongside a broken heart emoji. The singer was Allman's ex-wife and the mother of one of his children, Elijah Blue Allman.
IVE TRIED…— Cher (@cher) May 27, 2017
WORDS ARE IMPOSSIBLE GUI GUI?
"My southern-rock heart is breaking... #GregAllman," singer Melissa Etheridge tweeted.
"Just got the word Greg Allman passed away Rest in peace brother You were the best Dixie had You will be missed," wrote country singer Charlie Daniels.
Just got the word— Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) May 27, 2017
Greg Allman has passed away
Rest in peace brother
You were the best
You will be missed
"Rest in peace Greg Allman peace and love to all the family," tweeted Ringo Starr alongside a series of emojis.
Rest in peace Greg Allman peace and love to all the family ?✌️??????☮️??— #RingoStarr (@ringostarrmusic) May 27, 2017
"My heart breaks today at the passing of soul brutha Gregg Allman. Blessings and peace to all the Allman family. - KU," Keith Urban tweeted.
My heart breaks today at the passing of soul brutha Gregg Allman. Blessings and peace to all the Allman family. - KU— Keith Urban (@KeithUrban) May 27, 2017
"Eternal love and life to Gregg Alman. RIP," singer John Mayer wrote.
Eternal love and life to Gregg Allman. ? RIP ?— John Mayer (@JohnMayer) May 27, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to Gregg Allman's family and friends.
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