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Ed King

Posted on 24 August 2018 by Brian Walsh

Ed King, co-founder of Strawberry Alarm Clock of “Incence And Peppermints” (#1-1967) fame and guitarist and bassist with Lynyrd Skynrd, died Wednesday (August 22) at his home in Nashville. The Glendale, California native was 68. He had received a heart transplant in 2011. Ed was the co-writer of the Skynyrd hit, “Sweet Home Alabama” (#8-1974). He was with Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1972 to 1975 and from 1987 until his heart trouble in 1996. Ed was inducted along with the group into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.

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