Dickey Betts, Allman Brothers  co-founder, dies at 80.

Known for "Ramblin' Man,"  he shaped Southern rock.

He passed away peacefully  at his Florida home. 

Betts and Duane Allman  pioneered Southern rock. 

The band broke norms with  lengthy compositions. 

Allman Brothers: Rock &  Roll Hall of Famers. 

Betts left the group in 2000. 

His legacy includes hits like "Jessica" and "Blue Sky." 

His guitar melodies echoed  in bars for decades. 

Betts continued to play music until his final days. 

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