Ed King, a former lead guitarist of the American rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, at the age of 68 died, so has the channel Fox News is on the authority of a communication from his family on his Facebook page reported.
King landed in 1972 at the gitaarrockband to Leon Wilkinson on bass to replace. But he switched to guitar which the Southern rock Band also live for the typical three guitar parts could bring.
The guitarist drew says for the most famous songs by Lynyrd Skynyrd: ‘Sweet Home Alabama’, which he co-wrote, and the epic ‘Free Bird’. In 1975, left the King the group.
In 1987 he returned, but due to problems with the heart went Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1996 onwards without him.
Ed King was also a founding member of the psychedelic rock band the Alarm Clock. That was in 1967, well-known with ‘Incense and Peppermints’.
The musician on Wednesday in his home in Nashville died.