Steve Gaines

Steve Gaines
1949 - 1977
Steve Gaines  American Guitarist

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Steve Gaines was previously married to Teresa Gaines (1974 - 1977).


American Guitarist Steve Gaines was born Steve Earl Gaines on 14th September, 1949 in Miami, Oklahoma, USA and passed away on 20th Oct 1977 Gillsburg, Mississippi, USA aged 28. He is most remembered for Lynyrd Skynyrd. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Steve Gaines is a member of the following lists: American rock guitarists, Lead guitarists and 1949 births.


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First Name Steve
Middle Name Earl
Last Name Gaines
Full Name at Birth Steve Earl Gaines
Alternative Name Okie, Crawdaddy, Okie Crawdaddy
Age 28 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th September, 1949
Birthplace Miami, Oklahoma, USA
Died 20th October, 1977
Place of Death Gillsburg, Mississippi, USA
Cause of Death Plane Crash
Buried Jacksonville Memory Gardens, Orange Park, Clay County, Florida, USA
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Guitarist And Songwriter
Occupation Guitarist
Claim to Fame Lynyrd Skynyrd
Music Genre (Text) Southern rock, Blues, Blues Southern rock
Year(s) Active 1964–1977
Instrument (text) Guitar, vocals, Guitar vocals
Record Label MCA
Associated Acts The Ravens (Steve's High School Band), RIO Smokehouse, Detroit, Crawdad, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Pink Peach Mob, Manalive, The Band Detroit, Rusty Day, The Ravens
Mother Cassie LaRue Gaines
Sister Cassie Gaines

Steven Earl Gaines (September 14, 1949 – October 20, 1977) was an American musician. He is best known as a guitarist, vocalist and songwriter with rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1976 until his death in the October 1977 airplane crash that claimed other band members and crew. His older sister Cassie Gaines, a backup vocalist with the band, likewise died in the crash.

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