Ed King (l), Gary Rossington (c), Johnny Van Zant (r) of Lynyrd Skynyrd with me In the Studio  performing “Sweet Home Alabama” acoustically in front of a small invited audience at Q102 Dallas , Spring 1993. Ed told me that the guitar solo for the song came to him in a dream. King passed away August 22 from cancer after undergoing a heart transplant successfully in 2011. Ed King was 68. –Redbeard