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Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King died

Ed King (the man with the white shirt)

Ed King, a former lead guitarist of the American rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, at the age of 68 died.

King landed in 1972 at the gitaarrockband to Leon Wilkinson on bass to replace. But he switched to guitar.

The guitarist worked on the most famous songs by Lynyrd Skynyrd: ‘Sweet Home Alabama’, which he co-wrote, and ‘Free Bird’. In 1975, left the King the group. In 1977, three members of the band in a plane crash, including lead singer Ronnie Van Cited.

In 1987, turned King back to Lynyrd Skynyrd for a reünietour with the younger brother Of Cited as singer. 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.

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