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ED KING, GUITARIST FOR LYNYRD SKYNYRD, PASSES AWAY

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Ed King, the guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd died at his Nashville home yesterday at the age of 68.

King co-wrote the song, “Sweet Home Alabama.” He can be heard counting off the “One, two, three…” before beginning the song’s iconic guitar riff.

He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Lynyrd Skynyrd in 2006.

Additional information was not immediately released.

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