Ronald Wayne "Ronnie" Van Zant was born on January 15th, 1948. He would have been 65 today. We remember him as lead vocalist, primary lyricist, and a founding member of the band Lynyrd Skynyrd. Happy birthday Ronnie!
Ronnie's younger brother Johnny Van Zant is current lead vocalist of the band. Here's the latest on Lynyrd Skynyrd.
LYNYRD SKYNYRD TO HEADLINE THE "2013 HEROES RED, WHITE & BLUE INAUGURAL CONCERT BALL"
LynyrdSkynyrd.com – Rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd headline the "2013 Heroes Red, White & Blue Inaugural Concert Ball" honoring America’s Military Heroes in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2013. The invitation-only event is sponsored by Citizens Helping Heroes, DOG TAGS, a program of the Washington Humane Society, and Green Beret Foundation.
Honorary co-hosts include Speaker John Boehner, Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, Chairman Howard “Buck” McKeon, Chairman Spencer Bachus and Chairman Bill Shuster. Esteemed guests include members from TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors), the Warrior Transition Brigade from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the Tuskegee Airmen.