Photo: Clay Patrick McBrideFounding Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington will be honored for his career contributions as a songwriter at the 34th annual Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards Concert and Show. The event is scheduled to take place October 14 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, and will be televised live by the Georgia Public Broadcasting network.
Rossington, the last original Skynyrd member still playing with the band, will be on hand to accept the Songwriter award. He has co-written many of the Southern-rock legends' most enduring tunes, including "Sweet Home Alabama," "Simple Man," "Tuesday's Gone" and "What's Your Name."
Among the other honorees at this year's Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards will be 38 Special, who will be acknowledged in the Group category.
In other news, Skynyrd has debuted an official lyrics video for the title track of its upcoming album, Last of a Dyin' Breed, which will be released August 21. Check out the clip online now.
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