Gary Robert Rossington (born December 4, 1951) is an American rock musician and songwriter best known as being the co-founder and lead guitarist of southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. Since the formation of Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1964, Rossington has been the sole constant member of the band through their constant line-up changes. He was also the founder of the Rossington Collins Band as well as his own eponymous group, The Rossington Band.

In addition to his guitar work for Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rossington has written or co-written a number of songs for the band, including "Sweet Home Alabama" (one of the band's biggest hits), "Simple Man", "Things Goin' On", "What's Your Name", and "Down South Jukin'".

Rossington is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, having been inducted as a member of Lynyrd Skynyrd in 2006.

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