Gary Rossington, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Orignal Member, Died at 71

Gary Rossington:


The most famous singer and the last member of the original Gary Rossington died on March 5, 2023. He was 71 years old and there is no cause of death was given yet from his family. The last surviving founding member of the rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd who was also known as the lead guitarist. His few songs like: “Free Brid and Sweet Home Alabama” spread south around the whole world.

Lynyrd Skynyrd Band Statement on Gary Rossington:

Lynyrd Skynyrd Band Statement on Gary Rossington:

The death of Gary was confirmed by a random agent whose name is Ken Levitan.  Ken said he was unable to give the location and cause of the death. The Skynyrd band states the public after the death of Gary.  They said “our friend, brother, and family member Gary Rossington is now with our Skynyrd Brothers in heaven and playing like it always does.

How was Lynyrd the Skynyrd band founded?

The founder of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Robert Jr. died in 2015 because of a crash after his vehicle got stuck in a tree. The other founding member of this team Ronnie Van Zant died in 1977 in a plane crash. In that plane crash the guitarist Steve Gaines along with his sister Vocalist Cassie Gaines included. Gary Rossington was on the plane in 1977 but he survive.

Gary, Van Zant, and Burns met in 1964 summer according to the official website of the band. After the meeting during they play on the rival baseball teams in Jacksonville, there is a spurred who forces them to start the band which is under the name My Backyard.

Before the band finally became Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1969, two people Allen Collins and Larry Junstrom also joined the band. A physical education teacher name Leonard Skinner named this musician band and has long hair. So, he also inhibits the other member of the band to grow their hair.  

There is an event for this band which was held in Florida and it is a festival that is appearing next week. But unfortunately, the death of Gary Rossington may cancel that event because he is included in that event.


The most popular band musician Gary Rossington who was the last member of the original died on March 5, 2023, at 71 age. There are many songs of the musician that were hit on the internet.

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