Author: JD Nash

JD Nash is the former host of Blues Influence on WREN radio and current editor-in-chief of American Blues Scene.

Editor’s note: Please welcome the newest addition to American Blues Scene online: “This Week in Blues Past”! You asked for a weekly summary of our daily blues history on Facebook and we listened! Come visit each Monday, where we will be listing the top ten events in blues history in chronological order. 1. Lynyrd Skynyrd October 20th, 1977: A Convair CV-300 airplane, on a flight between Greenville, South Carolina and Baton Rouge, Louisiana crashed in a heavily forested area five miles Northeast of Gillsburg, Mississippi. The plane was carrying the band Lynyrd Skynyrd and Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines, Cassie…

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