Can you recognize this late classic rock guitarist from his yearbook photo? He is clean cut in this picture, a stark contrast to his onstage look, which featured long hair and a mustache.

Here's a hint: he was the co-founder of one of Southern rock's biggest bands. Besides working in that group, he was a hotly pursued session musician who recorded with soul legends like Wilson Pickett and Aretha Franklin.

He died in a tragic accident in 1971, at the tender age of 24, just weeks shy of his 25th birthday. It goes without saying that this amazing talent was taken from us way too soon. Think you know which rock legend we're talking about? Click here to find out if you're right!