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Gary Rossington, Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist, dead at 71

Fox News reports that the last surviving founding member of Lynyrd Skynyrd died on March 5. His death was confirmed by the band's representative. "It is with our deepest sympathy and sadness that we have to advise, that we lost our brother, friend, family member, songwriter and guitarist, Gary Rossington, today." Representative for Lynyrd Skynyrd, via Facebook. "Gary is now with his Skynyrd brothers and family in heaven and playing it pretty, like he always does." Representative for Lynyrd Skynyrd, via Facebook.