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Southern Man

It’s August 4, 1975 in Louisville, Kentucky. The Outlaws, supporting the Rolling Stones on the English band’s ‘Tour of the Americas’, are onstage at Freedom Hall. 844 more words

Southern Rock

Sweet Home Alabama

This song feels like it’s been around forever, probably because it was released 42 years ago by southern USA band Lynyrd Skynyrd, and for most of my students… 171 more words

Glenelg Guitar Studio

Classic Rock Almanac September 16, 2016


2008-Lindsey Buckingham releases Gift of Screws, his fifth solo album.

2002-U2 singer Bono joins The Rolling Stones at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago for “It’s Only Rock and Roll.” 409 more words


Metallica Top Ten Covers

With the coming release of the new Metallica album in November there’s gonna be a whole lotta words dedicated to the San Francisco Metal titans in the next couple of months. 706 more words


The Daily Cut: Lynyrd Skynyrd "Saturday Night Special"

Lynyrd Skynyrd: “Saturday Night Special”

ALBUM: Nuthin’ Fancy

YEAR: 1975

WRITERS: Ed King, Ronnie Van Zant

Peaked at number-27 on the Billboard Hot 100.Guitarist Ed King co-wrote Lynyrd Skynyrd‘s “Saturday Night Special” with singer Ronnie Van Zant. 87 more words


Classic Rock Almanac September 14, 2016


Today’s Question: Former Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King celebrates his 67th birthday today.

Before joining Skynyrd, King was a member of which ’60s West Coast psychedelic rock band? 385 more words


Shipwreck Music

We’ve all read them, the Desert Island Discs lists. And although I’ve often wondered exactly how one would play these discs while stranded on an island, I have come up with my own list. 926 more words