Billy Powell

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Birthday
3, 1952
Birthplace
Corpus Christi, TX
Death Date
Jan 28, 2009 (56)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
3, 1952
Birthplace
Corpus Christi, TX
Death Date
Jan 28, 2009 (56)

About

Keyboardist who joined the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1970.

Before Fame

He was born into a military family in Corpus Christi, Texas, and studied music theory at a Jacksonville, Florida, community college.

Trivia

He survived the horrific plane crash that took the lives of several of his band members. He died years later of a heart attack.

Family Life

He had five children with his wife, Ellen.

Associated With

He collaborated with Kid Rock on the song All Summer Long.