Rest In Peace Ed King

Ed King

It looks as if 2018 is going to suck again as it’s my sad duty to announce the passing of former Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King. Ed passed away from lung cancer at his home in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 68. Ed joined Skynyrd from when his original band, Strawberry Alarm Clock opened for them in 1972. Originally, he joined as a temporary replacement for bassist Leon Wilkeson but was added as a third guitarist later. He co-wrote the famous Lynyrd Skynyrd hit, “Sweet Home Alabama.” Another tragic loss to the music industry during three years of tragic losses. I hope you will all join me in offering my condolences to Ed’s family.

FFI https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/ed-king-dead-at-68-lynyrd-skynyrd-guitarist-who-co-wrote-sweet-home-alabama-dies-at-home-in-nashville-after-lung-cancer-battle/ar-BBMlxhK?li=BBoPWjQ&ocid=mailsignout

 

 

 

 

 

 

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4 Responses to “Rest In Peace Ed King”

  1. He seemed like a nice man. A famous musician that was humble and wasn’t full of himself. I wish I would have met him.

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  2. What a musician he was a saw this last night or maybe it was this morning full stop my dad got me into Lynyrd Skynyrd when I was just a kid and they have very much being the soundtrack of big parts of my life

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