A survivor of the 1977 plane crash that killed six, Artimus Pyle has also survived years of drug and alcohol abuse and now enjoys status as a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. These (3) items are autographed by the Kentucky-born drummer affectionately known as “The Wild Man of Southern Rock.” Includes:
Drum Head: measuring 13-1/2”-diameter, the item is signed by Artimus in black marker (“10” strength) and inscribed “Drums – Rock Roll Hall of Fame 2006 – Lynyrd Skynyrd – RVZ.” The latter initials refer to former lead singer Ronnie Van Zant, who was killed in the aforementioned plane crash. Artimus has also drawn a peace symbol and a heart.
(2) Drum Sticks: each is signed in black marker (both “10” strength) and inscribed “Drums - Lynyrd Skynyrd.”
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