Lynyrd Skynyrd- 35 Years Later... The Music Lives On

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October 20, 1977 :  
Gillsburg Mississippi...
..."A twin-engine airplane, apparently out of fuel, crashed before 7p.m. Thursday in a wooded area of Amite County near Gillsburg. Six persons including the lead singer of the rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd were killedand 20 were injured. The dead included lead singer Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines and vocalist Cassie Gaines, Gaines sister, medical authorities said. "...

Callers to Kat Pat's show was Artimus Pyle (drummer for Skynyrd) , Michael Allman (nephew of Duane Allman) ,
Tommy BlueStreetCar and the lovely Terry Baxley Porter (Leon's wife)

Lynyrd Skynyrd
Artimus Pyle
Tommy BlueStreetCar
Ronnie Van Zant
Michael Allman
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