Former Lynyrd Skynyrd Guitarist Ed King Dead At 68, Co-Wrote ‘Sweet Home Alabama’

By  //  August 23, 2018

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(FOX NEWS) – Former Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King died Wednesday. He was 68.

King’s family announced his passing on his Facebook page. King died at his home in Nashville, they said.

The rocker played guitar for Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1972 to 1975 and from 1987 to 1996. He co-wrote one of the band’s classic songs “Sweet Home Alabama.”

He was also a member of Strawberry Alarm Clock, according to the Tennessean.

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