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Lynyrd Skynyrd Bassist Dead At 49


Leon Wilkeson, a founding member of southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, died Friday, July 27. He was 49.

Wilkeson is a survivor of the 1977 plane crash in Mississippi that killed band members Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines and Cassie Gaines.

The group disbanded after the crash, but re-formed with others in 1987 for a reunion tour. The band toured for most of the 1990s and had a concert scheduled for Aug. 23 in Jacksonville.