The Unsolved Murder of Lynyrd Skynyrd Bassist Leon Wilkeson

Overview

In 2001, Leon Russell Wilkeson, also known as "The Mad Hatter of  Southern Rock", and the bass guitarist of the band Lynyrd Skynyrd,  was found dead in Ponte Verde Beach, Florida.  While declared an  accidental death, many friends who knew Leon personally, including  his personal manager, Dale Bowman, question many of the strange  unexplained events surrounding the mystery of his death.

This book is the true story of Dale Bowman's relationship ...

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Overview

In 2001, Leon Russell Wilkeson, also known as "The Mad Hatter of  Southern Rock", and the bass guitarist of the band Lynyrd Skynyrd,  was found dead in Ponte Verde Beach, Florida.  While declared an  accidental death, many friends who knew Leon personally, including  his personal manager, Dale Bowman, question many of the strange  unexplained events surrounding the mystery of his death.

This book is the true story of Dale Bowman's relationship  with Leon Wilkeson as his manager and friend, and gives a behind the  scenes glimpse of life on tour with the band, Lynyrd Skynyrd.   Experience the truth of a normal man swept into the whirlwind of  Southern rock and roll, as he travels along with the group in the  tour bus, at the concerts, and in the many hotels and locations.   Meet the true Leon Wilkeson, a supremely talented man with a unique  sense of humor, and a kind soul.  Discover the depth of their  friendship, as Dale and Leon work their way through the many twists,  turns, dips, and high points of a rock star's life, and still come  out smiling. Then learn the starting details surrounding the tragedy  of his demise.

When the facts of Leon Wilkeson' s death become apparent,  there are many reasons to question what really happened to the  popular bass guitarist.  This book lays out the strange facts about  the death, Leon's strange behavior before that day, and the puzzling  notes left by Leon predicting his own demise. Consider the facts, the  history, and the life of Leon Wilkeson as experienced thorough one of  his closest friends, Dale Bowman. Draw your own conclusions from the  facts, and the truth may shock you.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780976987901
  • Publisher: Jaguar Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/28/2005
  • Pages: 256

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