HAMPTON, GA - SEPTEMBER 04: Lynyrd Skynyrd performs prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 4, 2011 in Hampton, Georgia. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images)
ORANGE PARK, Fla. -- Legendary Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd will be at a First Coast Walmart to sign copies of its latest CD, "Last Of A Dyin' Breed," on August 21, the day of its release.
The entire band except the for Honkettes backup vocalists will be in attendance at the signing, which will take place at the Walmart at 899 Blanding Boulevard in Orange Park, according to a release.
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The band released its last CD, "God & Guns," which debuted at No. 18 on the Billboard chart in 2009.
Lynyrd Skynyrd's current line up includes:
Gary Rossington - Guitar
Johnny Van Zant - Vocals
Rickey Medlock - Guitar
Mark "Sparky" Matejka - Guitar
Michael Cartellone - Drums
Johnny Colt - Bass
Peter Keys - Keyboards
Dale Krantz Rossington - Honkettes Backing Vocals
Carol Chase - Honkettes Backing Vocals
Even through tragedy and several lineup changes, the Jacksonville-founded band has persevered. After a 10-year hiatus after the tragic death of three band members in a plane crash in 1977, they started making music again.
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