The Death Of Allen Collins

As bad as the Lynyrd Skynrd tragedy was, at least they weren’t around to perform during some show with Britney or giving out an award at some ceremony while reading cue cards with Kanye.

The best Allen story is how he was afraid of the Van Zant brothers in school, and how when they we seen coming down his street, Allen climbed up a tree because he thought they were coming there to beat him up. They weren’t; they were looking for a guitar player for their new band. The rest is southern rock history.

From 1990…