Steven Earl Gaines (September 14, 1949 – October 20, 1977) was an American musician. He is best known as a guitarist and backing vocalist with rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1976 until his death in the October 1977 airplane crash that claimed other band members and crew.
Steven Earl "Steve" Gaines (14 de septiembre de 1949-20 de octubre de 1977) fue un guitarrista estadounidense. Es popular por haber pertenecido a la agrupación de rock sureño Lynyrd Skynyrd, y por ser el hermano menor de Cassie Gaines, corista de la misma banda. 
1 de ago. de 2018 · Steve Gaines was killed instantly upon impact and his sister Cassie Gaines perished as well. Laying on the ground, still alive for only a moment, to slowly bleed to death. Powell’s nose had been nearly ripped from his face after crashing head first through a table.
Steve Gaines performing I Know A Little Live, before joining Skynyrd. DeRealMan.
Steve Earl Gaines was born in 1949 in Miami, OK, a small city (population under 20,000) best known historically as the first town to be incorporated out of the Indian Territory in the 1890s.