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Billy Powell
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Musician
    (June 3, 1952-January 28, 2009)
    Born in Corpus Christi, Texas
    Keyboardist for Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Played piano on Kid Rock's hit 'All Summer Long'
    He died of a heart attack a day after missing a doctor's appointment for a checkup on his heart.
    He was a roadie for Skynyrd for over a year before joining the band.
    He was friends with Kid Rock.
    He was a born-again Christian.
    He got a bit too graphic detailing the deaths of his band mates on Behind the Music.
    Ronnie Van Zant overheard him playing 'Free Bird' on the piano after a concert one night and was so impressed he let him join Skynyrd.
    He held band mate Cassie Gaines in his arms as she bled to death from the crash.
    He survived the band's infamous plane crash with few injuries.
    He had a unique saloon/honkey tonk piano playing style.
    He toured with Skynyrd right up until his death.

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    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 6 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 7 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 18 Votes: 38.89% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 16 Votes: 43.75% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 15 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 17 Votes: 35.29% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 17 Votes: 52.94% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 22 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
 
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