THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND

 

Last updated: October 6, 2015
2009-2015 Hans van Ryswyk

FAMILY TREE: BERRY OAKLEY

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BERRY OAKLEY
b. Raymond Berry Oakley III
April 4, 1948
Chicago, IL
d. November 11, 1972
Macon, GA
   
             
   

THE VIBRATONES
(around 1964)

Berry Oakley - Guitar
Bob Guziejka - Guitar, Vocals
Ron Sadus - Drums
Jerry Kokas - Bass

   
             
   

THE SHAYNES
(around 1964)
  

Berry Oakley - Guitar
Jerry Kokas - Bass
Greg Elkins - ???
Tom Morris - ???

   
             
   

THE ODYESSY'S
(???)

Berry Oakley - Guitar
Jerry Kokas - Bass
Johnnie ? - ???
George - ???

   
             
   

THE ROEMANS
(1966 or 1967)

Berry Oakley - Bass
Lanny Langford - Vocals
Bertie Higgins - Drums, Vocals
Ronnie Swartzcopf - Guitar, Vocals
Bob Glover - Lead Guitar, Vocals

   
             
   

THE BITTERSWEET
(19??)

Berry Oakley - Bass
Reese Wynans - Keyboards
??? - Drums
??? - Guitar

   
             
   

THE SOUL CHILDREN
(around 1967/1968)

Dickey Betts - Guitar
Dale Betts - Keyboards, Vocals
Larry Reinhardt - Guitar
??? - Bass
??? - Drums
Sometimes with:
Thom Doucette - Harmonica
Berry Oakley - Bass

   
             
   

THE BLUES MESSENGERS
(around 1968)

Dickey Betts - Guitar
Larry Reinhardt - Guitar
Dale Betts - Keyboards, Vocals
Berry Oakley - Bass
John Meeks - Drums

   
             
   

THE SECOND COMING
(1968-1969)

  

Dickey Betts - Guitar, Vocals
Larry Reinhardt - Guitar (died January 2, 2012)
Dale Betts - Vocals
Reese Wynans - Organ
Berry Oakley - Bass
John Meeks - Drums (died October 14, 2007)
(
Duane Allman sometimes jams with the group)

   
             
   

BERRY OAKLEY
(1969)

Recording demos with Duane Allman at Fame Studios,
Muscle Shoals, AL

   
             
THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (1)
(March 26, 1969 - October 29, 1971)
Duane Allman
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar
(died October 29, 1971)
(did not perform
o
n October 31, 1970)
Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano
(
did not perform
 on March 30, 1969.
For a show in Tampa, FL
in 1970 probably replaced
by Reese Wynans)
Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Vocals
Berry Oakley
Bass
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Jaimoe
Drums
(did not perform
o
n August 23, 1970)
Thom 'Ace' Doucette
Harmonica
(played as a regular guest
with the band from 1969
through the 2000s, although
he was never a member)
             
 

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (2)
(November 22, 1971 - October 1972)

 
  Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano
Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
Berry Oakley
Bass
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Jaimoe
Drums
 
             

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND (3)
(October 1972 - November 11, 1972)

 
Chuck Leavell
Piano
Gregg Allman
Lead Vocals, Hammond B-3 Organ, Electric Piano
Dickey Betts
Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
Berry Oakley
Bass
(died November 11, 1972)
Butch Trucks
Drums, Percussion
Jaimoe
Drums