Gregg Allman Cleared for Book Tour by Doctors

Celebrity News May. 2, 2012 AT 2:40PM
Musician Gregg Allman arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere "Crazy Heart" at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on December 8, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California. Musician Gregg Allman arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere "Crazy Heart" at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on December 8, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California. Credit: Barry King/FilmMagic

Gregg Allman is set to be a ramblin' man once more.

Following heart tests at the Mayo Clinic, the legendary rocker has been given the all-clear from doctors to embark on his scheduled book tour.

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The Associated Press reports that Allman, 62, had initially postponed his speaking engagements after a number of health scares; most recently, the "Statesboro Blues" musician experienced arrhythmia following hernia surgery, which he underwent to address issues relating to a 2010 liver transplant.

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The singer will kick off the nationwide tour in Atlanta May 8. His memoir "My Cross to Bear"--which details his experience as a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, as well as his lifelong struggle with substance abuse--was released on Tuesday.

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