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  Lynyrd Skynyrd
The saga of Lynyrd Skynyrd has unfolded in an almost mythical series of ups and downs, from being in the vanguard of a musical movement to the tragic 1977 plane crash that claimed the lives of three band members.
From the start Lynyrd Skynyrd has been a standard-bearer for Southern rock, but their biggest early influences were British - the Stones, the Yardbirds, Cream, Free and Led Zeppelin - and some of those bands’ controlled frenzy seeped into even their most Dixie-fied material.
December 4, 1951: Gary Rossington, guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd, is born in Jacksonville, Florida.
www.rockhall.com /inductee/lynyrd-skynyrd   (2286 words)

  
 FreeBird - The Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Band - Home
FreeBird is the original Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band based on Long Island, New York.
FreeBird, the Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band is hitting the clubs again on Long Island and the New York metro area.
Thank you Ronnie van Zant, Steve Gaines, Cassie Gaines, Alan Collins, Leon Wilkeson, Gary Rossington, Billy Powell, Artimus Pyle and others who played or were associated with Lynyrd Skynyrd.
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  Lynyrd Skynyrd - Pandora Internet Radio
Lynyrd Skynyrd released their sixth album, Street Survivors, on October 17, 1977.
Lynyrd Skynyrd broke up after the crash, releasing a collection of early demos called Skynyrd's First and...Last in 1978; it had been scheduled for release before the crash.
During the '90s, Lynyrd Skynyrd were made honorary colonels in the Alabama State Militia, due to their classic rock staple "Sweet Home Alabama." During the mid-'90s, Van Zant, Rossington, Wilkeson, and Powell regrouped by adding two Southern rock veterans to Skynyrd's guitar stable: former Blackfoot frontman Rickey Medlocke and ex-Outlaw Hughie Thomasson.
www.pandora.com /music/artist/51fb733168f811ec   (1003 words)

  
  Lynyrd Skynyrd - Biography - AOL Music
Lynyrd Skynyrd was the definitive Southern rock band, fusing the overdriven power of blues-rock with a rebellious Southern image and a hard rock swagger.
Lynyrd Skynyrd broke up after the crash, releasing a collection of early demos called Skynyrd's First and...Last in 1978; it had been scheduled for release before the crash.
During the '90s, Lynyrd Skynyrd were made honorary colonels in the Alabama State Militia, due to their classic rock staple "Sweet Home Alabama." During the mid-'90s, Van Zant, Rossington, Wilkeson, and Powell regrouped by adding two Southern rock veterans to Skynyrd's guitar stable: former Blackfoot frontman Rickey Medlocke and ex-Outlaw Hughie Thomasson.
music.aol.com /artist/lynyrd-skynyrd/4812/biography   (991 words)

  
 Official Ticketmaster site. Lynyrd Skynyrd tickets, concerts and tour dates
Lynyrd Skynyrd was the definitive Southern rock band, fusing the overdriven power of blues-rock with a rebellious Southern image and a hard rock swagger.
During the height of Skynyrd's popularity in the mid-'70s, however, Van Zant's talents were overshadowed by the group's gritty, greasy blues-rock.
Skynyrd split up after the plane crash, but they reunited a decade later, becoming a popular concert act during the early '90s.
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 Epiphone honors Lynyrd Skynyrd with 30th Anniversary Goldtop
The limited edition guitar is based on the classic Les Paul Goldtop but with a twist: the 30th Anniversary guitar has a Lynyrd Skynyrd Metallic Gold finish on top and the official emblem from band's 30th anniversary tour on the back.
Lynyrd Skynyrd is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the group's 1973 debut on MCA Records, Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd.
Lynyrd Skynyrd released a studio album of new material, Vicious Cycle, in conjunction with the 30th anniversary celebration.
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 Lynyrd Skynyrd : Rolling Stone   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Seventies Southern-rock giants Lynyrd Skynyrd continue to defy reality with their ongoing career: Now down to only two original members, Skynyrd have kept rolling as a live act with the late Ronnie Van Zandt's sound-alike little brother Johnny in front, and have been replenished over the years by ve...
Lynyrd Skynyrd was the most critically lauded and commercially successful of the Allman Brothers-influenced Southern bands.
When Lynyrd Skynyrd first rose to prominence in 1973, the group epitomized regional pride that stressed cocky, boisterous hard rock, as opposed to the Allmans' open-ended blues.
www.rollingstone.com /artists/lynyrdskynyrd   (193 words)

  
 Lynyrd Skynyrd
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s music has a very distinct sound, that can be characterized as blending Rock, Blues, and Country.
In addition to their rhythm section, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s musician line-up typically includes three guitar players and a piano begging to be heard.
Our analysis of Lynyrd Skynyrd releases is designed for those who want to own the best of their music, not for the fan that plans to buy them all.
thebestofwebsite.com /bands/Lynyrd_Skynyrd.htm   (875 words)

  
  Lynyrd Skynyrd - Music Downloads - Online
Bio: Lynyrd Skynyrd was the definitive Southern rock band, fusing the overdriven power of blues-rock with a rebellious Southern image and a hard rock swagger.
Lynyrd Skynyrd broke up after the crash, releasing a collection of early demos called Skynyrd's First and...Last in 1978; it had been scheduled for release before the crash.
During the '90s, Lynyrd Skynyrd were made honorary colonels in the Alabama State Militia, due to their classic rock staple "Sweet Home Alabama." During the mid-'90s, Van Zant, Rossington, Wilkeson, and Powell regrouped by adding two Southern rock veterans to Skynyrd's guitar stable: former Blackfoot frontman Rickey Medlocke and ex-Outlaw Hughie Thomasson.
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  Lynyrd Skynyrd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lynyrd Skynyrd was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 13, 2006.
Lynyrd Skynyrd's fan base continued to grow rapidly during 1973, due in large part to their opening slot on The Who's Quadrophenia tour in the U.S. During one of these shows, at the Cow Palace in California, The Who refused to go on after them, because the crowd was still calling for more.
Lynyrd Skynyrd's legend is grounded in a plane crash that occurred on October 20, 1977, three days after the release of Street Survivors.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lynyrd_Skynyrd   (2730 words)

  
 Lynyrd Skynyrd
Lynyrd Skynyrd was the definitive Southern rock band, fusing the overdriven power of blues-rock with a rebellious, Southern image and a hard rock swagger.
Lynyrd Skynyrd broke up after the crash, releasing a collection of early demos called Skynyrd's First And...Last in 1978; it had been scheduled for release before the crash.
During the '90s, Lynyrd Skynyrd were made honorary colonels in the Alabama State Militia, due to their classic-rock staple "Sweet Home Alabama." During the mid-'90s, VanZant, Rossington, Wilkeson, and Powell regrouped by adding two Southern rock veterans to Skynyrd's guitar stable: former Blackfoot frontman Rickey Medlocke and ex-Outlaw Hughie Thomasson.
www.wirthentertainment.com /lynyrd_skynyrd.htm   (940 words)

  
 :::: Lynyrd Skynyrd Official Website ::::   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lynyrd Skynyrd records "Michelle" and "Need All My Friends." The latter is released as their debut single on Shade Tree Records, a label based in their hometown.
A new Lynyrd Skynyrd is formed in September comprising Rossington, Powell, Pyle, Wilkeson, King, Johnny Van Zant (vocals), Randall Hall (a long-time friend of the band and member of The Allen Collins Band), along with Dale Krantz Rossington and Carol Bristow on background vocals.
Lynyrd Skynyrd headlines a summer tour as well as embarking on their first European tour in 3 and a half years.
www.lynyrdskynyrd.com /history2006.htm   (1694 words)

  
 Lynyrd Skynyrd
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s music has a very distinct sound, that can be characterized as blending Rock, Blues, and Country.
In addition to their rhythm section, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s musician line-up typically includes three guitar players and a piano begging to be heard.
Our analysis of Lynyrd Skynyrd releases is designed for those who want to own the best of their music, not for the fan that plans to buy them all.
www.thebestofwebsite.com /Bands/Lynyrd_Skynyrd.htm   (875 words)

  
 M-Files "Lynyrd Skynyrd"   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Skynyrd had to work whenever there was studio time free, even if it was in the middle of the night, but they were finally recording.
Skynyrd were used to playing small clubs, to audiences of two to three hundred people, and opening night found them facing a crowd of 20,000 at the Cow Palace in San Francisco.
Lynyrd Skynyrd toured extensively in support of their first two albums, and it became too much for Bob Burns.
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 Lynyrd Skynyrd
Skynyrd's reputation is completely incompatible with their overall bunch of talent, but at least the records are listenable...
When Lynyrd Skynyrd take on a heavy, gritty approach, they are pretty solid, but nowhere near as efficient as, say, the Stones, whose hard rock bites far more efficiently than the one practiced by these guys.
Skynyrd were always more of a 'rock' band than the Allman Brothers, and this time it works to their advantage: where concurrent late-period Allman Brothers' records sound constipated and energyless, many of the songs on Twenty are pretty energetic and rocking.
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 Lynyrd Skynyrd Bio
When you think of southern rock n roll, one of the first bands to come to mind is Lynyrd Skynyrd.
The name came as a mock against their high school gym teacher Leonard Skinner, who was notorious for punishing male students with long hair and proclaimed that Van Zant and his friends would never amount to anything good in life.
In 1987 Lynyrd Skynyrd would reform for a "reunion" tour featuring Rossington, Powell, Pyle, Wilkeson and King, with Ronnie's brother Johnny Van Zant on vocals and Randell Hall added on guitar.
www.keno.org /classic_rock/lynyrd_skynyrd_bio.htm   (801 words)

  
 Lynyrd Skynyrd
In a field outside the small town of McComb, Mississippi, the legend of Lynyrd Skynyrd was brutally halted.
Lynyrd Skynyrd was to see some very rocky roads ahead, but they would not, they could not give up.
Lynyrd Skynyrd is a legendary band that has survived a fatal plane crash, disco, rap music, and the prejudice aimed at the South throughout their lifetime.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Estates/8834/skynyrd.html   (2108 words)

  
 Lynyrd Skynyrd
Lynyrd Skynyrd's redneck image tended to obscure the songwriting skills of its leader, Ronnie VanZant.
Lynyrd Skynyrd their first national exposure and it became one of the staples of album-rock radio, still receiving airplay nearly 25 years after its release.
Lynyrd Skynyrd were made honorary colonels in the Alabama State Militia, due to their classic-rock staple "Sweet Home Alabama." During the mid-'90s, VanZant, Rossington, Wilkeson, and Powell regrouped by adding two Southern rock veterans to
www.associatedentertainment.com /aec/National-Acts/Music-Category-5/Lynyrd-Skynyrd   (946 words)

  
 Down South Jukin - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Remarkably, Lynyrd Skynyrd, considered one of the greatest American rock bands of the '70s, still has a strong effect on contemporary music.
Lynyrd Skynyrd combined a Southern mind-set with an approach to the blues, influenced by British rock bands, and a lyrical sense, courtesy of Ronnie, that was pure country.
These days, Skynyrd is caught in a paradox, a dual existence caused by its present incarnation and the legends of its past.
www.downsouthjukin.com /for_lynyrd_skynyrd.htm   (1335 words)

  
 No Life Til Metal - CD Gallery - Lynyrd Skynyrd
This was Skynyrd's second CD and is certainly one of their finest.
Skynyrd's third record followed on the heels of their gold album "Second Helping" and was more of the same Southern rock 'n' roll, albeit with plenty of variety.
Unfortunately since the Lynyrd Skynyrd name is being used, some of the personalities are restricted to sounding like Skynyrd.
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 Lynyrd Skynyrd
From the outset, the songs he and the rest of the members of Lynyrd Skynyrd wrote were distinctly Southern; from the “cutting the rug” line in “Gimme Three Steps” to the way he pronounced “hawnky tawnk,” you were never going to mistake him for anything but a cracker.
As members of the last cultural group whom still, to this day, it is okay to slur – that being rednecks – it was ironic that Lynyrd Skynyrd wrapped themselves in that particular flag.
Lynyrd Skynyrd and Ronnie Van Zant wrote more great songs than there is room to go into here.
www.thesimon.com /magazine/articles/diamond_in_the_rough/01193_lynyrd_skynyrd.html   (937 words)

  
 Lynyrd Skynyrd Tickets, Lynyrd Skynyrd Concert Tickets at StubHub!
Skynyrd is celebrating their induction into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame by taking their long list of southern rock classics to the people.
Lynyrd Skynyrd concert tickets are available for their current schedule of shows, and anyone who has used Lynyrd Skynyrd tickets can tell you that the band still rocks the house, even after 35 years.
The band rose through the ranks of the local music scene in Jacksonville in the 1960's, and although Lynyrd Skynyrd tickets were a popular item even then, the band was known by several different names until 1970, when their name came about as a mocking gesture towards a high school teacher.
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 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Bands and Artists: L: Lynyrd Skynyrd   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lynyrd Skynyrd and Beyond - A biography, complete discography, a listing of books and other media available, and information about some of the former band member's new bands and projects.
Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Crossroads Curse - Recount of the history of Lynyrd Skynyrd and exploration of the tragic connection between the band and other musical acts who have recorded the song "Crossroads."
Lynyrd Skynyrd Data Base - Contains a comprehensive listing of songs, discography, a detailed listing of past and present band members, a chronological time line, a listing of tour dates and a poll.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Bands_and_Artists/L/Lynyrd_Skynyrd   (328 words)

  
 Lynyrd Skynyrd ~*~(Freebird56's Tribute)~*~
Skynyrd was to headline at Madison Square Garden as part of this tour fulfilling a life long dream of Ronnie and the band's.
On October 20, 1977, Lynyrd Skynyrd's private 1947 Convair 240 turbo prop plane ran out of gas and crashed in a forest near McComb, Mississippi.
Lynyrd Skynyrd, which has sold over 30 million albums worldwide is a band with a soul -- a soul which has been reborn in a new decade.
www.angelfire.com /music2/LynyrdSkynyrd/index.html   (546 words)

  
 Lynyrd Skynyrd and Neil Young
Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama" meaning is often interpreted as being "racist" because of the the lyrics reference "In Birmingham [where a fl church was bombed killing 4 young girls] they love the governor [George Wallace ]" who was a segrationist.
The "urban legends" surrounding the tragedy of Lynyrd Skynyrd are seemingly endless and no doubt fueled by the survivors themselves.
On VH1's show "Lynyrd Skynyrd's Uncivil War", keyboardist Billy Powell comments on the lies he told in an interview on VH1's Behind the Music in 1997, about the plane crash.
www.thrasherswheat.org /jammin/lynyrd.htm   (3337 words)

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