Derek Trucks was born June 8, 1979, in Jacksonville, Florida.
His uncle, Butch, is a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band and according to Trucks, the name of Eric Clapton's (and Duane Allman's) band; Derek and the Dominos had "something to do with the name".
Before his 13th birthday Trucks had jammed with Buddy Guy and gone on tour with The Allman Brothers Band.
Landscaper. Irrigator. Illuminator. Music lover. Coffee drinker.