Ed King

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Birthday
14, 1949
Birthplace
Glendale, CA
Death Date
Aug 22, 2018 (68)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
14, 1949
Birthplace
Glendale, CA
Death Date
Aug 22, 2018 (68)

About

Co-wrote the Lynyrd Skynyrd hit Sweet Home Alabama and also worked with psychedelic rock band Strawberry Alarm Clock.

Before Fame

He earned $75 a week playing at various military bases in the 1960s.

Trivia

He shared the same stage and billings as The Beach Boys, The Who, and . He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.

Family Life

He married Sharon Brock.

Associated With

He and Ronnie Van Zant were longtime bandmates until the singer was tragically killed in a plane crash in 1977.