The Ray Shasho Show Welcomes Legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd Guitarist and Composer Ed King, November 28, 2016

Ed King Legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd Guitarist and Songwriter on The Ray Shasho Show
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The Ray Shasho Show Welcomes Legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd Guitarist and Composer Ed King
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Ed King Legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd Guitarist and Songwriter on The Ray Shasho Show

Ed King was one of the founding members of Strawberry Alarm Clock, formed in Los Angeles in the mid-1960s. The band's largest success was with a song that King co-wrote, "Incense and Peppermints" (but, along with keyboardist Mark Weitz, did not get credit). The song reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in October 1967. 

King’s guitar playing and songwriting skills were an essential element to the band's first three albums: Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-NerdSecond Helping, and Nuthin' Fancy. King co-wrote the Skynyrd hit song "Sweet Home Alabama" and it is his voice you can hear counting off the tune before launching into his famous Stratocaster riff. Other songs that King wrote or co-wrote the music for include "Poison Whiskey," "Saturday Night Special," "Mr. Banker," "Swamp Music," "Whiskey Rock-a-Roller,""Railroad Song," "I Need You" and "Workin' For MCA."

Visit Ed King on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ed.king.52687

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