Hugh Edward “Hughie” Thomasson Jr. was an American guitarist and singer, best known as a founding member of Outlaws. The band found success in the late 1970s and early 1980s with a string of hits. He was also a replacement guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd.
|Birth name:||Hugh Edward Thomasson Jr.|
|Born:||August 13, 1952, Buchanan, Virginia, U.S.|
|Died:||September 09, 2007, Brooksville, Florida, U.S.|
|Genres:||Southern rock, hard rock, blues rock|
|Instruments:||Guitar, vocals, banjo|
|Associated acts:||Outlaws, Lynyrd Skynyrd|
|IMDb:||Hughie Thomasson’s IMDb|
About Hughie Thomasson
Guitarist for the southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd who started out as a songwriter and performer in the Outlaws.
He joined the Outlaws when it was still a struggling local band.
He wrote the majority of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s songs off the album God & Guns, including “Still Unbroken.”
He grew up around Tampa, Florida.
Johnny Van Zant was Thomasson’s bandmate in Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Information related to Hughie Thomasson
- Lynyrd Skynyrd members
- Outlaws (band) members
- Arista Records artists
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