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Lawrence Edward Junstrom

Also Known As: "Larry"
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Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA, United States
Death: October 06, 2019 (70)
Palatka, Putnam County, FL, United States
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Son of Carl Goddfred Junstrom and Rose E. Junstrom
Husband of Private
Ex-husband of Private; Private and Private
Brother of Private and Private

Occupation: Rock bassist
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About Larry Junstrom

Larry Junstrom was a bassist who was a founding member of Lynyrd Skynyrd and went on to join .38 Special. Junstrom played with

Lynyrd Skynyrd

from their formation in 1964 until 1971, leaving before the band released their debut album and gained nationwide fame. He went on to join .38 Special in 1977 alongside Donnie Van Zant, brother of Lynyrd Skynyrd founder Ronnie Van Zant. The band had just released their debut album when Junstrom joined, and he played bass on a single track of the album. Their greatest fame was yet to come with early 1980s hits including “Hold on Loosely” and “Caught Up in You.” Junstrom went on to play bass on all of .38 Special’s albums and remained with the band until 2014, when a hand injury forced him to retire.
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Larry Junstrom's Timeline

1949
June 22, 1949
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA, United States
2019
October 6, 2019
Age 70
Palatka, Putnam County, FL, United States