1. Leon Wilkeson

    Leon Wilkeson

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  2. Lynyrd Skynyrd Video Feature: Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition

    October 09, 2009 10:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's a warm, sunny Monday afternoon in August and Lynyrd Skynyrd is at DR&A Television and Film Production Studios in downtown Nashville filming a video for the single "Simple Life." Standing on the bare set, guitars blazing and h ...

  3. Lynyrd Skynyrd Lives On With 'God & Guns'

    September 28, 2009 10:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the lone surviving founding member of Lynyrd Skynyrd , guitarist Gary Rossington says he's profoundly moved by the release of "God & Guns," the Southern rock icons' first set of new material in six years. "The feeling ...

  4. Kid Rock, Alice In Chains, Skynyrd Rock Detroit

    July 19, 2009 1:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 A pair of home town stadium concerts over the weekend gave Kid Rock and a couple of his support acts an opportunity to showcase new material for the 40,000 fans who attended each show. In Rock's case it was a reflective song called "In Tim ...

  5. Kid Rock, Alice In Chains, Skynyrd Rock Detroit

    July 19, 2009 1:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 A pair of home town stadium concerts over the weekend gave Kid Rock and a couple of his support acts an opportunity to showcase new material for the 40,000 fans who attended each show. In Rock's case it was a reflective song called "In Tim ...

  6. Lynyrd Skynyrd Bassist Donald "Ean" Evan Dies At 48

    May 08, 2009 7:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bassist Donald "Ean" Evans of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd has died after a battle with cancer. Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant said Evans died Wednesday at his home in eastern Mississippi. He was 48. In a statement posted on ...

  7. Lynyrd Skynyrd Set For New Album, Kid Rock Tour

    March 17, 2009 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lynyrd Skynyrd have signed with a worldwide record deal with Loud & Proud/Roadrunner Records, and will release a new album later this year. Skynyrd are also heading back out on the road with Kid Rock for a second summer of the "Rock and Reb ...

  8. Lynyrd Skynyrd Keyboardist Billy Powell Dies

    January 28, 2009 1:32 PM EST 0 0 0 Lynyrd Skynyrd keyboardist Billy Powell died this morning (Jan. 28) at his home in Orange Park, Fla. He was 56. According to the Associated Press, Powell called 911 around 12:55 a.m. this morning, saying he was having trouble breathing. Rescue crews ...

  9. This Day in Music

    July 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Diana DeGarmo suffers a fall on stage in Grand Rapids, Mich., during the "American Idol" summer tour. The televised talent competition's third-season runner-up is singing Beyonce's "Crazy in Lo 2004 - Diana DeGarmo su ...

  10. This Day in Music

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Diana DeGarmo suffers a fall on stage in Grand Rapids, Mich., during the "American Idol" summer tour. The televised talent competition's third-season runner-up is singing Beyonce's "Crazy in Lo 2004 - Diana DeGarmo su ...

  11. This Day in Music

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Leon Wilkeson, bassist of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, dies in his sleep in his Jacksonville, Fla., home. He is 49. Wilkeson _ a member of the bluesy rock band since its early reco 2004 - Diana DeGarmo suffers a fall ...

  12. Sabbath, Blondie Lead Rock Hall's 2006 Class

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Iconic heavy metal quartet Black Sabbath, new-wave pop crossover combo Blondie, late jazz legend Miles Davis, southern rock mainstays Lynyrd Skynyrd, notorious punk outfit the Sex Pistols and A&M Iconic heavy metal quartet Black Sabbath, new-wav ...

  13. This Day in Music

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Leon Wilkeson, bassist of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, dies in his sleep in his Jacksonville, Fla., home. He is 49. Wilkeson _ a member of the bluesy rock band since its early reco 2004 - Diana DeGarmo suffers a fall ...

  14. This Day in Music

    July 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>The Who's John Entwistle is found dead in his hotel room in Las Vegas. He has cocaine in his system, and the death is ruled accidental. He is 57. 2002 - The Who's John Entwistle is found dead in his hotel room in ...

  15. This Day in Music

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Jazz tenor saxophonist Harold Land dies in Los Angeles after a stroke. He is 73. Land gained prominence in 1954 when he joined a quintet led by trumpeter Clifford Brown and drummer Max R 2001 - Jazz tenor saxophonist Harold ...

  16. Keys, Sisqo, Jagged Edge Push Gold & Platinum

    August 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Albums by a trio of R&B artists -- newcomer Alicia Keys, Sisqo, and Jagged Edge -- are at the forefront of the latest list of gold and platinum certifications by the Recording Industry Association Albums by a trio of R&B artists -- newcomer ...

  17. Skynyrd Tour Continues As Memorial To Wilkeson

    August 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Following Tuesday's funeral of bassist Leon Wilkeson, the surviving members of Lynyrd Skynrd decided to resume their summer tour as a traveling memorial to their fallen bandmate. The trek will resume Following Tuesday's funeral of bassist ...

  18. Skynyrd's Leon Wilkeson Dies

    July 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Leon Wilkeson, bassist of legendary southern rock act Lynyrd Skynyrd, died in his sleep Friday in his room at the Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Beach Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. He was 49. A St. Leon Wilkeson, bassist of legendary southern rock ...