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Ronnie Van Zant

Born: January 15 1948
Born in: Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.
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Ronnie Van Zant

Ronald Wayne Van Zant (January 15, 1948 – October 20, 1977) was an American lead vocalist, primary lyricist, and a founding member of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. He was the older brother of two other rock vocalists: current Lynyrd Skynyrd lead vocalist Johnny Van Zant, and Donnie Van Zant, the founder and vocalist of 38 Special. He was the father of singer Tammy Van Zant, and cousin of musician Jimmie Van Zant.
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