BirthdayDecember 12, 1943

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Dickey Betts

    Full name: Dickey Betts
    Also known as: Dickey Betts, Betts, Dickey
    Professions: American musician and composer
    Occupation: Musician, songwriter

  2. Dickey Betts Known for

    Big Fish (2003), When Harry Met Sally... (1989), Field of Dreams (1989), The Waterboy (1998)

  3. Dickey Betts Biography

    Forrest Richard "Dickey" Betts (born December 12, 1943) is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, and composer best known as a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band.He was inducted with the band into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 and also won with the band a best rock performance Grammy Award for his instrumental "Jessica" in 1996 Recognized as one of the greatest rock guitar players of all time, he had early on in his career one of rock’s finest guitar partnerships with Duane Allman introducing melodic twin guitar harmony and counterpoint which "rewrote the rules for how two rock guitarists can work together, completely scrapping the traditional rhythm/lead roles to stand toe to toe". Dickey Betts was ranked #58 on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time list in 2003, and #61 on the list published in 2011.

  4. Dickey Betts Family

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