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~Billy Powell, one of the original members of Lynyrd Skynyrd who survived the plane crash of 1977, died last year of a heart attack. Description from I searched for this on


I do not have a board for this, but I like how he is watching her embrace the commoner act of drinking a beer.


▶ The "Original" Sweet Home Alabama [Ronnie Van Zant (lead vocals), Steve Gaines (lead guitar), Cassie Gaines (Backup vocals), and Billy Powell (piano)]

William Norris "Billy" Powell (June 3, 1952 – January 28, 2009) was an American musician. He was the longtime keyboardist of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, from 1970 until his death in 2009.


JANUARY 1975: Lynyrd Skynyrd (L-R Ed King, Leon Wilkeson, Artimus Pyle, Billy Powell, Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zandt and Gary Rossington pose for a portrait in January 1975.

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Billy Powell of Lynyrd Skynyrd, performs at The Academy of Music, in New York City.


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1975: Lynyrd Skynyrd (L-R Allen Collins, Billy Powell, Leon Wilkeson, Ronnie Van Vandt, Gary Rossington and Artimus Pyle pose for a portrait circa 1975.

The Orginal Lynyrd Skynyrd, 1975, this photo taken near the Hell House just outside of Green Cove Springs, Florida, during the "Nuthin' Fancy" album cover shoot. (L-R) Ed King, Leon Wilkeson, Artimus Pyle, Allen Collins, Billy Powell, Ronnie VanZant, Gary Rossington