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Lynyrd Skynyrd: “What’s Your Name”

ALBUM: Street Survivors

YEAR: 1977

WRITERS: Gary Rossington and Ronnie Van Zant

Peaked at number-13 on the Billboard Hot 100. 150 more words


Best Of The Rest: Lynyrd Skynyrd

Rating: 70%

In 1982, a best of record was released under the Lynyrd Skynyrd name. Although all of but two tracks are taken from the band’s catalog, I want to focus on the two what I call “Lost Tracks.”  These are what’s important here. 253 more words

Southern Rock


A poco más de un mes del festival Solid Rock que traía a Chile a Deep Purple, Lynyrd Skynyrd y Tesla, Lynyrd Skynyrd canceló su participación en el evento. 57 more words


Free Bird!

“Well I’m sittin’ down in San Anton’, Waiting on an eight o’clock train, My woman left me here last night, Things ain’t been quite the same, I gotta get back to Dallas, And tie up a few loose ends, I’m gonna work a week make a hundred dollars, Aw and hit the road again” – Marshall Tucker, … 662 more words


Remembering Lynyrd Skynyrd

It was 40 years ago when the plane crashed in Mississippi killing Ronnie, Steve, and Cassie.  A terrible tragedy.

I saw Lynyrd Skynyrd in concert last year.  12 more words

Pop Culture

The Dealer Of Death, Has Dealt A Losing Hand

Forty years ago today a plane carrying the Lynyrd Skynyrd Band crashed near Gillsburg, MS.

I remember being in homeroom, my senior year in high at Watchung Hills Regional HS and John Pavlak coming in and announced the crash.   78 more words

Rockers Who Predicted Their Deaths In Lyrics

There are some pretty eerie lyrics written and performed by rockers who passed away shortly after the respective songs were released. In hits written by artists such as John Lennon & Ronnie Van Zant, you’ll find more than just irony within the words. 141 more words