Guitarist and among the founding users of Lynyrd Skynyrd who also wrote a lot of the music released from the music group. He loved vehicles and his preferred activity Saturday evenings was to decrease towards the Jacksonville Raceway. The aircraft crash that wiped out three of his Lynyrd Skynyrd bandmates also remaining Collins seriously hurt. He wedded his wife Kathy Johns in 1970; the bandmates in attendance held their long locks under wigs never to frighten her parents. Within their start, his group utilized to open up for Pete Townshend as well as the Who.