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Dan Toler, also known as "Dangerous Dan Toler", is an American guitarist. A native of Indiana, he became popular in the late 1970s as a member of Dickey Betts' band Great Southern appearing on Dickey Betts & Great Southern and Atlanta's Burning Down. He went on to become a member of the Allman Brothers Band with Betts from 1978-1982 appearing on Enlightened Rogues (1979), Reach for the Sky (1980) and Brothers of the Road (1981).

Toler was later a member of the Gregg Allman Band in the 1980s as well as a reformed version of Great Southern in the 2000s. He has a guitar given to him by Dickey Betts that originally belonged to Duane Allman. He is well-known for having a guitar sound that much resembles the sound of Dickey Betts.

Also, he was aided in starting a band called Renegades of Southern Rock. Band members include George McCorkle, John Townsend, John McKnight, Avon Lucas, Taylor Caldwell and Dan Toler.

In 2009 Dan teamed up again with John Townsend to form the Toler/Townsend Band. Their new self-titled album was released on the Blues Boulevard/music avenue label in January 2009 in Europe,Canada and Australia.The record will be released In the US on Garage Door Records In October 2009.

He is the brother of David Toler, who joined the Allman Brothers Band briefly in 1982, after Jai Johanny Johanson was fired.

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