If someone were to write your biography, what would be the title and subtitle?
When I was thinking about what to call this book, I went through a whole lot of different possibilities, but I just kept coming back to My Cross to Bear. It's what this book is all about.
How do you relax?
I've always found that nothing helps me kick back quite like music. When I throw on an old blues record — doesn't matter how many times I've heard it — it always manages to do the trick.
Describe the best breakfast of your life.
I can't say what it was, but I can say with almost absolute certainty that I ate it at the H&H Restaurant in Macon, Georgia. Ever since the start of the Allman Brothers in 1969, the H&H has been making the best meals around Macon.
What is your idea of absolute happiness?
Playing music with a group of incredible musicians — basically being on stage with the Allman Brothers.
Who's wilder on tour, rock bands or authors?