Leonard Skinner has passed

21 09 2010

Former Robert E. Lee High School gym teacher, Leonard Skinner, the inspiration for the band name, Lynard Skynard, has passed.  He was 77.

Follow this link and there’s a little interview with Mr. Skinner about his encounter with one of the band members that lead to him being the inspiration for the band’s classic name.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/hottopics/detail?entry_id=72706

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