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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.”
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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.
|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.)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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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 (July 19, 2023).
As far as the music goes, I like melody.Dickey Betts
I wouldn’t call myself a jazz player or a blues player.Dickey Betts
I have so many great memories of the Allman Brothers early days. It was an incredible time.Dickey Betts
In 1969, I was playing guitar in several rock bands that toured central Florida.Dickey Betts
When I was a kid, my dad was in construction and used to move the family back and forth between central Florida’s east and west coasts.Dickey Betts