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Edward Calhoun King (1949 - 2018)

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Edward Calhoun (Ed) King
Born in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
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[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 9 May 2019 | Created 24 Aug 2018
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Ed King is Notable.

Edward Calhoun King (14 Sep 1949 CA – 22 Aug 2018 Nashville) was an American musician, and a founding member of Strawberry Alarm Clock, formed in Los Angeles in the mid-1960s.

King joined Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1972 (to 1975), co-wrote "Sweet Home Alabama", returned in 1987 (to 1996).

For a list of band members, see Lynyrd Skynyrd

Father: Edward Claude King
Mother: Marjorie Anna Calhoun


In 2010, King married Sharon Brock.[1]


King died at his home in Nashville on Wednesday, 22 August 2018.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Ed King, Guitarist and Songwriter for Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dies at 68, (2018, August 23). AP via NYT. Web.

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Apparently he divorced his first wife "Janet" in 1998. ... They had 3 kids.[1]

BTW ... I've been searching for his parents but they're elusive. Maybe have to wait until the funeral?

posted by Bree Ogle