Bob Burns (drummer)

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Robert Louis "Bob" Burns Jr. (November 24, 1950 – April 3, 2015) was an American drummer. He was in the original line-up of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.[1] Burns was born in Jacksonville, Florida.

Burns died in a single car crash after hitting a mailbox and tree on a sharp curve in Bartow County, Georgia, late at night after a performance on April 3, 2015.[2] He was 64 years old.

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  1. Erlewine, Stephen Thomas; Leggett, Steve. "Biography: Lynyrd Skynyrd". Allmusic. Retrieved 13 April 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Southall, Ashley (4 April 2015). "Robert Burns Jr., First Lynyrd Skynyrd Drummer, Dies at 64". The New York Times. p. A22.