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Gregg Allman Recovering From Liver Transplant

Gregg Allman AP Photo / Jason DeCrow

Gregg Allman just might be healthy enough to go ramblin' in the near future.

The 62-year-old musician is recovering after undergoing a liver transplant Wednesday morning at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla.

Allman, who as part of the Allman Brothers Band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995, was diagnosed with Hepatitis C in 2007 and ultimately chronic liver failure required he be put on the transplant list.

The Nashville native and onetime husband of Cher got the call late Tuesday afternoon that a suitable donor had been found and promptly hopped in the car to make the drive to Florida from his home in Savannah, Ga., manager Michael Lehman told the Associated Press.

"He's psyched to put this time of his life behind him and have a chance again to feel really healthy and good, and hopefully live for many more years to come," Lehman said.

With an eye on heading back on tour in November, Allman is also hoping to walk his daughter Island down the aisle when she gets married on July 26.

"I changed my ways years ago, but we can't turn back time," Allman, who struggled with heroin and cocaine addictions, said in a news release. "Every day is a gift, and I can't wait to get back on the road making music with my friends."

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