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Alabama Bluesman Topper Price Dies at 54


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"Topper" Price, a native of Mobile, Alabama and one of the most recognizable figures on the southern music scene, died Wednesday at his apartment in the Southside neighborhood of Birmingham, Alabama. He was 54.

Price performed throughout the Southeast, often with high-profile acts, including Gregg Allman, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Delbert McClinton and his own band, Topper Price & The Upsetters.

The cause of his death was unknown as of Thursday evening. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office is awaiting tests.

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