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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Free Bird

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    Southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd recorded Free Bird in 1973 and it featured on their debut album (Pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd).

    Released as a single in November 1974, Free Bird became the band's second Top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in early 1975, where it peaked at No. 19. A live version of the song also reached the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1977, peaking at No. 38.

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    Simple Man - Lynyrd Skynyrd - Lyrics HD

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    Simple Man - Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Lyrics:

    Mama told me when I was young
    Come sit beside me my only son
    And listen closely to what I say
    And if you do this it'll help you
    some sunny day. Oh Yah!

    Oh take your time don't live too fast
    troubles will come and they will pass
    Go find a woman and you'll find love
    And don't forget son there is someone up above

    And be a simple kind of man
    Oh be something you love and understand
    Baby be a simple kind of man
    Oh won't you do this for me son if you can?

    Forget your lust, for the rich man's gold
    All that you need is in your soul
    And you can do this Oh baby if you try
    All that I want for you my son is to be satisfied

    And be a simple kind of man
    Oh be something you love and understand
    Baby be a simple kind of man
    Oh won't you do this for me son if you can?

    Boy don't you worry, you'll find yourself
    Follow your heart and nothing else
    And you can do this Oh baby if you try
    All that I want for you my son is to be satisfied

    Baby be a simple kind of man
    Oh won't you do this for me son if you can?
    Baby be a simple, be a simple man.

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Freebird - 7/2/1977 - Oakland Coliseum Stadium

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Freebird
    Recorded Live: 7/2/1977 - Oakland Coliseum Stadium - Oakland, CA
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    Personnel:
    Ronnie Van Zant - vocals
    Allen Collins - guitar
    Gary Rossington - guitar
    Steve Gaines - guitar
    Artimus Pyle - drums
    Leon Wilkeson - bass
    Billy Powell - piano
    Cassie Gaines - vocals
    Jo Billingsley - vocals
    Leslie Hawkins - vocals

    Summary:
    Just three and a half months before the fateful plane crash that killed Skynyrd members Steve Gaines, his sister, backing vocalist Cassie Gaines (of the Honkettes), and lead vocalist Ronnie Van Zandt, Lynyrd Skynyrd played this 4th of July weekend program in Oakland.

    While this is only a partial recording of the show, two of the three songs are probably the ones you would skip to anyway: Sweet Home Alabama and the legendary closing track that has inspired legions of concert-going yokels to make millions of ironic requests over the years, Free Bird. The first track is an excerpt of a standard Skynyrd live show cover, Jimmie Rodgers' T for Texas The guys take six minutes to stretch their legs on this version of Sweet Home Alabama. The song had been released three years prior as a response song to the Neil Young numbers Southern Man and Alabama, which were both critical of southern politics. Ironically, by some reports, Van Zant was wearing a Neil Young t-shirt at the time of this performance.

    The show is closed with Free Bird, which by many fans' estimations is only rivaled by Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven as the most epic closing song in rock history. Allen Collins handles most of the five-minute solo, while Gary Rossington plays the bird-chirp guitar parts, which are not on the original recording, as well as the slide work on the opening riffs. Billy Powell also plays a masterful piano solo that is unique to the live show.

    While Lynyrd Skynyrd would release the multi-platinum Street Survivors in October of 1977, the band's structure would be fundamentally devastated by the crash of their private Convair 240 that took the lives of three members, as well as the pilots and assistant road manager Dean Kilpatrick, and terribly injured every other member, except for Honkette, JoJo Billingsley, who was at home with her children and had reportedly begged the band to quit using the plane after dreaming of such a crash.

    From the ashes of this Skynyrd incarnation, Van Zant's younger brother, Johnny, stepped in and made Lynyrd Skynyrd a popular band once more when they reformed in 1987. Lynyrd Skynyrd is planning to release an unearthed recording of pre-plane crash Skynyrd in 2009.

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Tuesdays Gone

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    Off Pronounced Leh-nerd Skin-nerd (1973).

    Train roll on, on down the line,
    Won't you please take me far, far away.
    Now I feel the wind blow, outside my door,
    I'm leavin' my woman at home, oh yeah.
    Tuesday's gone with the wind,
    My baby's gone, gone with the wind.
    And I don't know, oh, where I'm goin'.
    I just want to be left alone.
    When this train ends, I'll try again.
    I'm leavin' my woman at home.
    My baby's gone

    Tuesday's gone with the wind.
    Tuesday's gone with the wind.
    Tuesday's gone with the wind.
    My baby's gone, with the wind.
    Train roll on
    Tuesday's gone with the wind.
    Tuesday's gone with the wind.
    Tuesday's gone with the wind.
    My baby's gone, with the wind.

    Train roll on
    Train roll on many miles from my home,see I'm,
    I'm ridin' my blues, babe, blues away, yeah.
    But Tuesday you see, a she had to be free.
    Somehow I got to, to carry on.
    My baby's gone.

    Tuesday's gone with the wind.
    Tuesday's gone with the wind.
    Tuesday's gone with the wind.
    My baby's gone, with the wind.

    Train roll on...train roll on...
    Roll on train...roll on train...roll on train
    Train roll on...the train, it rolls on
    Train rolls on I can't change, I can't change,
    I can't change, I can't change,I can't change...
    Ride on train
    I can't change
    Train roll on
    Lord, I can't change
    I can't change

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Simple Man - Live At The Florida Theatre / 2015

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    Earlier this year Lynyrd Skynyrd performed their first two studio albums, “Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd” and “Second Helping”, live in their entirety for the first time, at two specially staged concerts at the Florida Theatre in their home town of Jacksonville, Florida..

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama - 7/2/1977 - Oakland Coliseum Stadium

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
    Recorded Live: 7/2/1977 - Oakland Coliseum Stadium - Oakland, CA
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    Personnel:
    Ronnie Van Zant - vocals
    Allen Collins - guitar
    Gary Rossington - guitar
    Steve Gaines - guitar
    Artimus Pyle - drums
    Leon Wilkeson - bass
    Billy Powell - piano
    Cassie Gaines - vocals
    Jo Billingsley - vocals
    Leslie Hawkins - vocals

    Summary:
    Just three and a half months before the fateful plane crash that killed Skynyrd members Steve Gaines, his sister, backing vocalist Cassie Gaines (of the Honkettes), and lead vocalist Ronnie Van Zandt, Lynyrd Skynyrd played this 4th of July weekend program in Oakland.

    While this is only a partial recording of the show, two of the three songs are probably the ones you would skip to anyway: Sweet Home Alabama and the legendary closing track that has inspired legions of concert-going yokels to make millions of ironic requests over the years, Free Bird. The first track is an excerpt of a standard Skynyrd live show cover, Jimmie Rodgers' T for Texas The guys take six minutes to stretch their legs on this version of Sweet Home Alabama. The song had been released three years prior as a response song to the Neil Young numbers Southern Man and Alabama, which were both critical of southern politics. Ironically, by some reports, Van Zant was wearing a Neil Young t-shirt at the time of this performance.

    The show is closed with Free Bird, which by many fans' estimations is only rivaled by Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven as the most epic closing song in rock history. Allen Collins handles most of the five-minute solo, while Gary Rossington plays the bird-chirp guitar parts, which are not on the original recording, as well as the slide work on the opening riffs. Billy Powell also plays a masterful piano solo that is unique to the live show.

    While Lynyrd Skynyrd would release the multi-platinum Street Survivors in October of 1977, the band's structure would be fundamentally devastated by the crash of their private Convair 240 that took the lives of three members, as well as the pilots and assistant road manager Dean Kilpatrick, and terribly injured every other member, except for Honkette, JoJo Billingsley, who was at home with her children and had reportedly begged the band to quit using the plane after dreaming of such a crash.

    From the ashes of this Skynyrd incarnation, Van Zant's younger brother, Johnny, stepped in and made Lynyrd Skynyrd a popular band once more when they reformed in 1987. Lynyrd Skynyrd is planning to release an unearthed recording of pre-plane crash Skynyrd in 2009.

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - I need you

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - I need you, from the album Second Helping

    Aint no need to worry
    Aint no use to cry
    cause Ill be comin home soon
    To keep you satisfied
    You know I get so lonely
    That I feel I cant go on
    And it feels so good inside, baby
    Just to call you on the telephone
    I said...

    (chorus)

    Oh baby, I love you
    What more can I say
    Oh baby, I need you
    I miss you more everyday

    I woke up early this morning
    And sun came shining down
    And it found me wishin and hopin
    Mama, you could be around
    Well ,you know that I need you
    More than the air that I breathe
    And I guess Im just trying to tell you woman
    Oh, what you mean to me

    (chorus)

    I try to tell you I love you
    In each and every way
    Im trying to tell you I need you
    Much more than a piece of leg

    (chorus)

    Oh baby, I love you
    What more can I say
    Oh baby I need your sweet lovin
    I miss you more every day

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama - Album OUT NOW!

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    LYNYRD SKYNYRD TO RELEASE BRAND NEW LIVE ALBUM
    “LIVE IN ATLANTIC CITY” ON SEPTEMBER 21st on earMUSIC.
    FEATURING GUEST APPEARANCES BY 3 DOORS DOWN, HANK WILLIAMS JR. AND BO BICE.

    There is no other true American rock band quite like Lynyrd Skynyrd. The iconic Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees are one of the most influential rock and roll legends of our time.
    “Live In Atlantic City”, the band’s brand new live release, pays tribute to and celebrates the band’s legacy with the help of three incredible artists.

    In the Decades Rock Arena in Atlantic City, Lynyrd Skynyrd was joined by incredibly talented guest performers to create one uniquely magical night: 3 Doors Down who rose to international fame with their first single “Kryptonite”, Hank Williams Jr. (yes, the son of the country music singer Hank Williams) and the American singer and songwriter Bo Bice who was a runner up against Carrie Underwood in the 4th season of “American Idol”.

    Newly mixed and mastered, “Live In Atlantic City” celebrates the legend that is Lynyrd Skynyrd in an energetic 70min show. Each guest artists performs with Lynyrd Skynyrd, thereof 3 Doors Down’s hit “Kryptonite” and Bo Bice’s “The Real Thing”, the title track to the same titled album the US billboard #4 chart success, with the show peaking in a performance of the Lynyrd Skynyrd originals “Call Me The Breeze” and of course “Sweet Home Alabama” – performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd together with all special guests.

    “Live In Atlantic City” is going to be released as CD+Blu-ray Digipak (limited first print run in fake leather), 2LP Gatefold+download, DVD, Blu-ray and Digital on September 21st, 2018 on earMUSIC.

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Comin Home

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    My first Lyrics Video !

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Dont Ask Me No Questions

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    Well everytime that I come home nobody wants to let me be
    It seems that all the friends I got just got to come interrogate me
    Well, I appreciate your feelings and I don't want to pass you by
    But I don't ask you about your business, don't ask me about mine

    Well its true I love the money and I love my brand new car
    I like drinkin' the best of whiskey and playing in a honky tonk bar
    But when I come off the road, well I just got to have my time
    'Cause I got to find a break in this action, else I'm gonna lose my mind

    (Chorus)
    So, don't ask me no questions
    And I won't tell you no lies
    So, don't ask me about my business
    And I won't tell you goodbye

    That's right

    Well, what's your favorite color and do you dig the brothers, is drivin' me up a wall
    And everytime I think I can sleep, some fool has got to call
    Well don't you think that when I come home, I just want a little peace of mind
    If you want to talk about the business buddy, you're just wastin' time

    (Chorus)

    I said don't ask no stupid questions and I won't send you away
    If you want to talk fishing, well I guess that'll be Ok

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd-The Ballad of Curtis Loew

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    well I used to wake the mornin
    befor the rooster crowed
    searchin for soda bottles to get myself some dough
    brought 'em down to the corner
    down to the country store
    cash 'em in and give my money to a man named Curtis Lowe
    old Curt was a black man with white curly hair
    when he had a fifth of wine he did not have a care
    he used to own an old dobro used to play across his knee
    I'd give old Curt my money he play all day for me

    (chours)
    play me a song Curtis Lowe, Curtis Lowe
    well I got your drinkin' money tune up your dobro
    people said he was useless them people all were fools
    'cause Curtis Lowe was the finest picker to ever play the blues

    well he looked to be 60, maybe I was 10
    momma used to whoop me
    but I'd go see him again
    I'd clap my hands, stomp my feet tryin to stay in time
    well he'd play me a song or two then take another drink of wine

    (chours)
    play me a song Curtis Lowe, Curtis Lowe
    well I got your drinkin money tune up your dobro
    people said he was useless but them people all were fools
    'cause Curtis Lowe was the finest picker to ever play the blues

    on the day old Curtis died nobody came to pray
    old preacher said some words
    and they chucked him in the clay
    well he lived a lifetime playin' the black man's blues
    and on the day he lost his life that's all he had to lose

    (chours)
    play me a song Curtis Lowe, yeah Curtis Lowe
    I wish that you was here so everyone would know
    people said you was useless but them people all were fools
    cause Curtis youre the finest picker to ever play the blues

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    Gimme Three Steps-Lynyrd Skynyrd

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    Gimme Three Steps by Lynyrd Skynyrd

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Saturday Night Special

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    Peaking at #27 in the Billboard Hot 100 in 1975, Saturday Night Special featured on Lynyrd Skynyrd's first Top 10 album Nuthin' Fancy.

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd Free Bird - Album out now

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    Watch Lynyrd Skynyrd's live performance of Free Bird, taken from the album Live In Atlantic City!
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    Simple Man Lynyrd Skynyrd Guitar Solo Cover

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    Simple Man Lynyrd Skynyrd Cover Solo using 2009 Gibson Les Paul Traditional Pro (with a glued broken head stock). This is only my interpretation of one of my favorite Skynrd lead solos. Thanks for stopping by.

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Gimme Three Steps - 3/7/1976 - Winterland

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Gimme Three Steps
    Recorded Live: 3/7/1976 - Winterland - San Francisco, CA
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    Personnel:
    Ronnie Van Zant - vocals
    Gary Rossington - guitar
    Allen Collins - guitar
    Billy Powell - keyboards
    Leon Wilkinson - bass
    Artimus Pyle - drums
    JoJo Billingsley - backing vocals
    Cassie Gaines - backing vocals
    Leslie Hawkins - backing vocals

    Summary:
    After years of life on the road and with their role models, the Allman Brothers Band, struggling to survive the deaths of two of its most distinctively talented members, today Lynyrd Skynyrd has become the quintessential Southern Rock band. Under the leadership of frontman and primary songwriter Ronnie Van Zant, the group's melodic lyric driven ballads and power driven hard rockers would catapult the group into one of the most popular touring bands in the world. The group's distinctive guitar attack, combined with an overtly defiant and rebellious attitude, gave them a cultural identity that would help make songs like Sweet Home Alabama and Free Bird into anthems of American rock music and staples of FM radio right up to the present day.

    Headlining a bill that also featured the Outlaws, this Winterland recording captures Lynyrd Skynyrd following the release of their fourth album, Gimme Back My Bullets. This was during a transitional phase for the band, following the departure of guitarist Ed King, but prior to his replacement, Steve Gaines, coming on board. The band was carrying on as a six-piece unit, augmented by the Honkettes on backing vocals.

    This is an interesting time to hear the band live, as their trademark three-guitar attack was reduced by one guitar, leaving more room for keyboardist Billy Powell. On the ballads, like Tuesdays Gone and the pre-jam verses of Freebird, Powell displays great creativity and expands the keyboard's role in these songs.

    Otherwise, the band rocks as hard as ever, with a good selection of their most popular songs, sampling a bit from all four of their studio albums. The group's defiant Southern swagger, combined with an infectious guitar and piano driven groove, creates an irresistible combination that resonated far beyond the Southern states. Two of the standouts on this show are both well chosen covers, which the band redefines as their own; J.J. Cale's Call Me The Breeze and Jimmy Rogers' T For Texas. Both of these are rearranged in classic Skynyrd style, with the latter closing the set and clearly displaying the root sound of the band at its best.

    The audience demands an encore and the band obliges with a monumental Free Bird. It begins as a plaintive slow ballad, with Van Zant's distinctively sad vocals over the melodic keyboard playing of Powell and delicate slide guitar ornamentation from Rossington. However, it is the second section, which becomes an up-tempo guitar boogie, that really hits home. Here the guitarists cut loose to create one of the most distinctive solos of all time. Rossington and Collins turn this section into a soaring jam that also features impressive melodic bass playing from Wilkeson and furious keyboards from Powell. Following a brief reprise of the song, they turn on a dime back into the groove of the jam before bringing it to a climactic close.

    Free Bird, more often than not, sarcastically, would become the most requested song of all time. For musicians, this inevitable request has become so tiresome, that the act of requesting it has become universally known as the mantra of the moron. Still, this only goes to prove just how deeply this song has permeated American culture and is a testament to its enduring popularity, making it one of the true landmark rock songs of twentieth century music.

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Free Bird Full version - best audio

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    Live concert in Nashville, Tennessee (2003). It was during their Vicious Cycle Tour, and marked the band's 30 years of rock 'n roll.

    Free Bird was first featured on the band's debut album in 1973. Released as a single in November 1974, it became the band's second Top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in early 1975, where it peaked at #19. A live version of the song also reached the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1977, peaking at #38. Free Bird also achieved the #3 spot on Guitar World's 100 Greatest Guitar Solos.

    The lyrical portion of the song was written early in the group's history. Roadie Billy Powell was discovered as a keyboardist for the band when he played the intro piece to Free Bird at a high school prom. Lead vocalist Ronnie Van Zant noted his talent and invited him to join.

    Allen Collins's then-girlfriend, Kathy, whom he later married, asked him, If I leave here tomorrow would you still remember me? Collins jotted the question down and it eventually became the opening line of Free Bird.

    Slide guitar Gary Rossington played a Gibson SG and used a glass Coricidin bottle for a slide on this song to emulate one of his heroes, Duane Allman. This was the only song he used a guitar other than a Les Paul on. He also stuck a nail-like piece of metal under the strings near the nut to raise the action of the guitar when playing slide. The guitar's B string was tuned down to a G during this song. Rossington currently uses two G strings tuned to G instead of tuning down a B string.

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Full Concert - 07/13/77 - Convention Hall

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Full Concert
    Recorded Live: 7/13/1977 - Convention Hall (Asbury Park, NJ)

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    Setlist:
    0:00:00 - Workin' For MCA
    0:04:55 - I Ain't The One
    0:09:03 - You Got That Right
    0:13:22 - Saturday Night Special
    0:19:24 - That Smell
    0:25:14 - What's Your Name
    0:28:44 - Gimme Three Steps
    0:33:43 - Call Me The Breeze
    0:39:12 - T For Texas
    0:48:48 - Sweet Home Alabama
    0:55:06 - Free Bird

    Personnel:
    Ronnie Van Zant - Vocals
    Allen Collins - Guitar
    Steve Gaines - Guitar, Vocals
    Gary Rossington - Guitar
    Leon Wilkeson - Bass, Background Vocals
    Billy Powell - Piano
    Artimus Pyle - Drums
    Cassie Gaines - Background Vocals
    Leslie Hawkins - Background Vocals
    Jo Jo Billingsly - Background Vocals

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - That Smell

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    Whiskey bottles and brand new cars
    Oak tree, you're in my way
    There's too much coke and too much smoke
    Look what's going on inside you

    Ooh, that smell
    Can't you smell that smell?
    Ooh, that smell
    The smell of death surrounds you, yeah

    Angel of darkness is upon you
    Stuck a needle in your arm
    (You, fool, you)
    So take another toke, have a blow for your nose
    One more drink, fool, would drown you
    (Hell, yeah)

    Ooh, that smell
    Can't you smell that smell?
    Ooh, that smell
    The smell of death surrounds you

    Now, they call you prince charming
    Can't speak a word when you're full of 'ludes
    Say you'll be alright come tomorrow
    But tomorrow might not be here for you
    (Yeah, you)

    Ooh, that smell
    Can't you smell that smell?
    Ooh, that smell
    The smell of death surrounds you

    Aw, you, fool, you
    You stick them needles
    In your arm
    I know, I've been there before

    One little problem that confronts you
    Got a monkey on your back
    Just one more fix, Lord, might do the trick
    One hell of a price for you to get your kicks
    (Hell, yeah)

    Ooh, that smell
    Can't you smell that smell?
    Ooh, that smell
    The smell of death surrounds you

    Ooh, that smell
    Can't you smell that smell?
    Ooh, that smell
    The smell of death surrounds you

    Oh, you, fool, you
    Don't stick those needles
    In your arm
    You're just a fool
    Just a fool, just a fool

    [Incomprehensible]
    For my love
    For my love, yeah

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Dont Ask Me No Questions - 4/27/1975 - Winterland

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Don't Ask Me No Questions
    Recorded Live: 4/27/1975 - Winterland - San Francisco, CA
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    Personnel:
    Allen Collins - guitar
    Ed King - guitar
    Artimus Pyle - drums
    Gary Rossington - guitar
    Ronnie Van Zant - lead vocals
    Leon Wilkeson - bass, background vocals

    Summary:
    By the time Lynyrd Skynyrd played this sold-out show at San Francisco's Winterland ballroom, they had become the unmistakable kings of Southern Rock. Spearheaded by charismatic frontman, Ronnie Van Zant, the group had taken southern boogie from the swamps and brought it to the masses.

    There is an enormous amount of energy and power in the multiple guitar mix of the band, and that is clearly apparent when they launch into solos on these songs. The group had built a solid following via AOR radio by 1975, and songs like Sweet Home Alabama and Free Bird had given the band enormous crossover appeal. The group was coming off two hugely successful albums, its debut (pronounced leh-nerd skin-nerd) and 1974's Second Helping, and they had recently replaced original drummer Bob Burns with Artimus Pyle.

    This show was recorded during the band's tour promoting their 1975 album, Nuthin' Fancy, and it features Lynyrd Skynyrd at the top of their game. It was also one of the last shows featuring their original three-guitar lineup, as Ed King left the band midway through the tour. Skynyrd confidently played its brand of riff-driving Southern fried rock boogie to near capacity crowds on this entire '75 tour.

    Poignant songs like The Needle And The Spoon are balanced against established Skynyrd rockers such as Saturday Night Special and Gimmie Three Steps. Songs like Whiskey Rock-A-Roller, J.J. Cale's Call Me The Breeze, and Sweet Home Alabama are played here in their early forms-many of these classics would re-emerge as part of the must-do repertoire of so many country artists.

    The band ends the show with a predictable but crowd-pleasing, version of its radio anthem, Free Bird. Sadly, the band would change drastically when some of its members, including lead vocalist Ronnie Van Zant, would die in a plane crash two years after this show was recorded.

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd-The Needle And The Spoon

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd Gimme Back My Bullets

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    Studio version of title track from Lynyrd Skynyrd's 4th album. I do not owns this material. No copyright infringement intended.

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - That Smell - 7/13/1977 - Convention Hall

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - That Smell
    Recorded Live: 7/13/1977 - Convention Hall - Asbury Park, NJ
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    Personnel:
    Ronnie Van Zant - Vocals
    Allen Collins - Guitar
    Steve Gaines - Guitar, Vocals
    Gary Rossington - Guitar
    Leon Wilkeson - Bass, Background Vocals
    Billy Powell - Piano
    Artimus Pyle - Drums
    Cassie Gaines - Background Vocals
    Leslie Hawkins - Background Vocals
    Jo Jo Billingsly - Background Vocals

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Call Me the Breeze

    5:09

    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Call Me the Breeze With Pictures Enjoy!!!

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Cry for The Bad Man - 3/7/1976 - Winterland

    5:27

    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Cry for The Bad Man
    Recorded Live: 3/7/1976 - Winterland - San Francisco, CA
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    Personnel:
    Ronnie Van Zant - vocals
    Gary Rossington - guitar
    Allen Collins - guitar
    Billy Powell - keyboards
    Leon Wilkinson - bass
    Artimus Pyle - drums
    JoJo Billingsley - backing vocals
    Cassie Gaines - backing vocals
    Leslie Hawkins - backing vocals

    Summary:
    After years of life on the road and with their role models, the Allman Brothers Band, struggling to survive the deaths of two of its most distinctively talented members, today Lynyrd Skynyrd has become the quintessential Southern Rock band. Under the leadership of frontman and primary songwriter Ronnie Van Zant, the group's melodic lyric driven ballads and power driven hard rockers would catapult the group into one of the most popular touring bands in the world. The group's distinctive guitar attack, combined with an overtly defiant and rebellious attitude, gave them a cultural identity that would help make songs like Sweet Home Alabama and Free Bird into anthems of American rock music and staples of FM radio right up to the present day.

    Headlining a bill that also featured the Outlaws, this Winterland recording captures Lynyrd Skynyrd following the release of their fourth album, Gimme Back My Bullets. This was during a transitional phase for the band, following the departure of guitarist Ed King, but prior to his replacement, Steve Gaines, coming on board. The band was carrying on as a six-piece unit, augmented by the Honkettes on backing vocals.

    This is an interesting time to hear the band live, as their trademark three-guitar attack was reduced by one guitar, leaving more room for keyboardist Billy Powell. On the ballads, like Tuesdays Gone and the pre-jam verses of Freebird, Powell displays great creativity and expands the keyboard's role in these songs.

    Otherwise, the band rocks as hard as ever, with a good selection of their most popular songs, sampling a bit from all four of their studio albums. The group's defiant Southern swagger, combined with an infectious guitar and piano driven groove, creates an irresistible combination that resonated far beyond the Southern states. Two of the standouts on this show are both well chosen covers, which the band redefines as their own; J.J. Cale's Call Me The Breeze and Jimmy Rogers' T For Texas. Both of these are rearranged in classic Skynyrd style, with the latter closing the set and clearly displaying the root sound of the band at its best.

    The audience demands an encore and the band obliges with a monumental Free Bird. It begins as a plaintive slow ballad, with Van Zant's distinctively sad vocals over the melodic keyboard playing of Powell and delicate slide guitar ornamentation from Rossington. However, it is the second section, which becomes an up-tempo guitar boogie, that really hits home. Here the guitarists cut loose to create one of the most distinctive solos of all time. Rossington and Collins turn this section into a soaring jam that also features impressive melodic bass playing from Wilkeson and furious keyboards from Powell. Following a brief reprise of the song, they turn on a dime back into the groove of the jam before bringing it to a climactic close.

    Free Bird, more often than not, sarcastically, would become the most requested song of all time. For musicians, this inevitable request has become so tiresome, that the act of requesting it has become universally known as the mantra of the moron. Still, this only goes to prove just how deeply this song has permeated American culture and is a testament to its enduring popularity, making it one of the true landmark rock songs of twentieth century music.

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd-Gimme Three Steps-1976

    4:49

    knebworth

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Gimme Three Steps

    5:18

    Available on
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    Earlier this year Lynyrd Skynyrd performed their first two studio albums, “Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd” and “Second Helping”, live in their entirety for the first time, at two specially staged concerts at the Florida Theatre in their home town of Jacksonville, Florida..

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Simple Man - Live Tour - Nashville TN.mpg

    6:53

    Live In Nashville, High Quality Audio and Video

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - All I Can Do Is Write About It

    4:25

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Dont ask me no questions

    3:27

    A rocking song

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Tuesdays Gone

    6:44

    Lyve: The Vicious Cycle Tour

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Travellin Man

    4:30

    I remastered the audio and convert video in HD 16/9
    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Travellin' Man

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - I Aint the One

    3:58

    Now I'll tell you plainly, baby
    What I plan to do
    Say I may be crazy, woman
    But I ain't no fool
    Your daddy is rich, mama
    You're overdue
    Now I ain't the one, baby
    Been messin' with you
    Got bells in your mind, lady
    And its easy to see-uh
    I think its time for me to move along, I do believe

    youre tryin to put a hook in me, baby

    Now you talkin' jive, baby
    When you say to me
    That your daddy's gonna take us in, baby
    Take care of me
    And you know and I know, baby
    I ain't the one
    I never hurt you, sweetheart
    I never pulled my gun
    Got bells in your mind, mama
    And its easy to see-uh
    I think its time for me to move along
    I do believe

    Time for me to put my boots out in the street, missy
    Are you ready boots?
    Walk on!

    Well now, alright there missy, let me tell you a thing or two
    How about it, baby

    Now you talking jive, woman
    When you say to me
    That your daddy's gonna take us in, baby
    Take care of me
    When you know and I know, lady
    I ain't the one
    I never hurt you, sweetheart
    I never pulled my gun
    Got bells in your mind, mama, and its easy to see-uh
    I think its time for me to move along
    I do believe

    Oh I must be in some kind of conspiracy theory

    Ohhh, nooo!

    Wooooo!

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Still Unbroken OFFICIAL VIDEO

    3:57

    Lynyrd Skynyrd's video for 'Still Unbroken' from the album, Gods & Guns - available now on Roadrunner Records. Download now on iTunes:

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    LYRICS

    Broken bones, broken hearts
    Stripped down and torn apart
    A little bit of rust - I'm still runnin'

    Countin' miles, countin' tears
    Twisted roads, shiftin' gears
    Year after year - it's all or nothin'

    But I'm not home, I'm not lost
    Still holdin' on to what I got
    Ain't much left
    No there's so much that's been stolen
    I guess I've lost everything I've had
    But I'm not dead, at least not yet
    Still alone, still alive, Still UNBROKEN
    I'm still alone, still alive,
    I'M STILL UNBROKEN

    Never captured, never tamed
    Wild horses on the plains
    You can call me lost - I call it FREEDOM

    I feel the spirit in my soul
    It's something Lord I can't control
    I'M NEVER GIVIN UP WHILE I'M STILL BREATHIN!

    I'm not home, I'm not lost
    Still holdin' on to what I got
    Ain't much left
    Lord there's so much that's been stolen
    I guess I've lost everything I've had
    I'm not dead, at least not yet
    Still alone, still alive, Still UNBROKEN
    I'm still alone, still alive,
    STILL UNBROKEN
    I'm still unbroken
    Still Unbroken

    Like the wind, like the rain
    It's all runnin through my veins
    Like a river pouring down into the ocean

    I'm out here on the streets
    But I'm standing on my feet
    Still alive, still alone, still unbroken

    I'm not home, I'm not lost
    Still holdin' on to what I got
    Ain't much left
    Lord there's so much that's been STOLEN
    Guess I've lost everything I've had
    But I'm not dead, at least not yet
    Still alive, still alone, Still Unbroken
    I'm still alone, still alive,
    I'M STILL UNBROKEN

    I'M STILL ALONE!
    STILL ALIVE!
    STILL UNBROKEN!
    I'M STILL UNBROKEN!

    I ain't never going down!
    I'M STILL UNBROKEN!
    Oooooooh-Ooooooh!

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Tuesdays Gone - 3/7/1976 - Winterland

    7:46

    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Tuesday's Gone
    Recorded Live: 3/7/1976 - Winterland - San Francisco, CA
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    Personnel:
    Ronnie Van Zant - vocals
    Gary Rossington - guitar
    Allen Collins - guitar
    Billy Powell - keyboards
    Leon Wilkinson - bass
    Artimus Pyle - drums
    JoJo Billingsley - backing vocals
    Cassie Gaines - backing vocals
    Leslie Hawkins - backing vocals

    Summary:
    After years of life on the road and with their role models, the Allman Brothers Band, struggling to survive the deaths of two of its most distinctively talented members, today Lynyrd Skynyrd has become the quintessential Southern Rock band. Under the leadership of frontman and primary songwriter Ronnie Van Zant, the group's melodic lyric driven ballads and power driven hard rockers would catapult the group into one of the most popular touring bands in the world. The group's distinctive guitar attack, combined with an overtly defiant and rebellious attitude, gave them a cultural identity that would help make songs like Sweet Home Alabama and Free Bird into anthems of American rock music and staples of FM radio right up to the present day.

    Headlining a bill that also featured the Outlaws, this Winterland recording captures Lynyrd Skynyrd following the release of their fourth album, Gimme Back My Bullets. This was during a transitional phase for the band, following the departure of guitarist Ed King, but prior to his replacement, Steve Gaines, coming on board. The band was carrying on as a six-piece unit, augmented by the Honkettes on backing vocals.

    This is an interesting time to hear the band live, as their trademark three-guitar attack was reduced by one guitar, leaving more room for keyboardist Billy Powell. On the ballads, like Tuesdays Gone and the pre-jam verses of Freebird, Powell displays great creativity and expands the keyboard's role in these songs.

    Otherwise, the band rocks as hard as ever, with a good selection of their most popular songs, sampling a bit from all four of their studio albums. The group's defiant Southern swagger, combined with an infectious guitar and piano driven groove, creates an irresistible combination that resonated far beyond the Southern states. Two of the standouts on this show are both well chosen covers, which the band redefines as their own; J.J. Cale's Call Me The Breeze and Jimmy Rogers' T For Texas. Both of these are rearranged in classic Skynyrd style, with the latter closing the set and clearly displaying the root sound of the band at its best.

    The audience demands an encore and the band obliges with a monumental Free Bird. It begins as a plaintive slow ballad, with Van Zant's distinctively sad vocals over the melodic keyboard playing of Powell and delicate slide guitar ornamentation from Rossington. However, it is the second section, which becomes an up-tempo guitar boogie, that really hits home. Here the guitarists cut loose to create one of the most distinctive solos of all time. Rossington and Collins turn this section into a soaring jam that also features impressive melodic bass playing from Wilkeson and furious keyboards from Powell. Following a brief reprise of the song, they turn on a dime back into the groove of the jam before bringing it to a climactic close.

    Free Bird, more often than not, sarcastically, would become the most requested song of all time. For musicians, this inevitable request has become so tiresome, that the act of requesting it has become universally known as the mantra of the moron. Still, this only goes to prove just how deeply this song has permeated American culture and is a testament to its enduring popularity, making it one of the true landmark rock songs of twentieth century music.

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    Call Me The Breeze by Lynyrd Skynyrd

    5:10

    Oh yeah! Piano Solo!

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama

    3:54

    Rare Promo video

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Whats Your Name

    3:32

    Well, its 8 o'clock in Boise, Idaho
    I'll find my limo driver
    Mister, take us to the show
    I done made some plans for later on tonight
    I'll find a little queen
    And I know I can treat her right.

    (Chorus)
    What's your name, little girl?
    What's your name?
    Shootin' you straight, little girl?
    Won't you do the same?.

    Back at the hotel
    Lord we got such a mess
    It seems that one of the crew
    Had a go with one of the guests, oh yes
    Well, the police said we can't drink in the bar
    What a shame
    Won't you come upstairs girl
    And have a drink of champagne

    What's your name, little girl?
    What's your name?
    Shootin' you straight, little girl?
    For there ain't no shame.

    (Chorus)

    (Chorus)

    9 o'clock the next day
    And I'm ready to go
    I got six hundred miles to ride
    To do one more show, oh no
    Can I get you a taxi home
    It sure was grand
    When I come back here next year
    I wanna see you again

    What was your name, little girl?
    What's your name?
    Shootin' you straight, little girl?
    Well there ain't no shame
    What was your name, little girl?
    What's your name?
    Shootin' you straight, little girl?
    Won't you do the same?

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    Free bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd. Traducida al español

    10:02

    Una de las mejores canciones de rock de todos los tiempos y el mejor solo de guitarra en la historia. Canción de 1973 del álbum Pronounced 'leh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd.

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    On The Hunt - Lynyrd Skynyrd

    5:28

    Lynyrd Skynyrd's On The Hunt off of the Nuthin' Fancy Album

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd-Cheatin Women

    4:40

    lynyrd skynyrd

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - The Needle And The Spoon - 3/7/1976 - Winterland

    4:44

    Lynyrd Skynyrd - The Needle And The Spoon
    Recorded Live: 3/7/1976 - Winterland - San Francisco, CA
    More Lynyrd Skynyrd at Music Vault:
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    Personnel:
    Ronnie Van Zant - vocals
    Gary Rossington - guitar
    Allen Collins - guitar
    Billy Powell - keyboards
    Leon Wilkinson - bass
    Artimus Pyle - drums
    JoJo Billingsley - backing vocals
    Cassie Gaines - backing vocals
    Leslie Hawkins - backing vocals

    Summary:
    After years of life on the road and with their role models, the Allman Brothers Band, struggling to survive the deaths of two of its most distinctively talented members, today Lynyrd Skynyrd has become the quintessential Southern Rock band. Under the leadership of frontman and primary songwriter Ronnie Van Zant, the group's melodic lyric driven ballads and power driven hard rockers would catapult the group into one of the most popular touring bands in the world. The group's distinctive guitar attack, combined with an overtly defiant and rebellious attitude, gave them a cultural identity that would help make songs like Sweet Home Alabama and Free Bird into anthems of American rock music and staples of FM radio right up to the present day.

    Headlining a bill that also featured the Outlaws, this Winterland recording captures Lynyrd Skynyrd following the release of their fourth album, Gimme Back My Bullets. This was during a transitional phase for the band, following the departure of guitarist Ed King, but prior to his replacement, Steve Gaines, coming on board. The band was carrying on as a six-piece unit, augmented by the Honkettes on backing vocals.

    This is an interesting time to hear the band live, as their trademark three-guitar attack was reduced by one guitar, leaving more room for keyboardist Billy Powell. On the ballads, like Tuesdays Gone and the pre-jam verses of Freebird, Powell displays great creativity and expands the keyboard's role in these songs.

    Otherwise, the band rocks as hard as ever, with a good selection of their most popular songs, sampling a bit from all four of their studio albums. The group's defiant Southern swagger, combined with an infectious guitar and piano driven groove, creates an irresistible combination that resonated far beyond the Southern states. Two of the standouts on this show are both well chosen covers, which the band redefines as their own; J.J. Cale's Call Me The Breeze and Jimmy Rogers' T For Texas. Both of these are rearranged in classic Skynyrd style, with the latter closing the set and clearly displaying the root sound of the band at its best.

    The audience demands an encore and the band obliges with a monumental Free Bird. It begins as a plaintive slow ballad, with Van Zant's distinctively sad vocals over the melodic keyboard playing of Powell and delicate slide guitar ornamentation from Rossington. However, it is the second section, which becomes an up-tempo guitar boogie, that really hits home. Here the guitarists cut loose to create one of the most distinctive solos of all time. Rossington and Collins turn this section into a soaring jam that also features impressive melodic bass playing from Wilkeson and furious keyboards from Powell. Following a brief reprise of the song, they turn on a dime back into the groove of the jam before bringing it to a climactic close.

    Free Bird, more often than not, sarcastically, would become the most requested song of all time. For musicians, this inevitable request has become so tiresome, that the act of requesting it has become universally known as the mantra of the moron. Still, this only goes to prove just how deeply this song has permeated American culture and is a testament to its enduring popularity, making it one of the true landmark rock songs of twentieth century music.

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Gimme Back My Bullets - 3/7/1976 - Winterland

    4:04

    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Gimme Back My Bullets
    Recorded Live: 3/7/1976 - Winterland - San Francisco, CA
    More Lynyrd Skynyrd at Music Vault:
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    Personnel:
    Ronnie Van Zant - vocals
    Gary Rossington - guitar
    Allen Collins - guitar
    Billy Powell - keyboards
    Leon Wilkinson - bass
    Artimus Pyle - drums
    JoJo Billingsley - backing vocals
    Cassie Gaines - backing vocals
    Leslie Hawkins - backing vocals

    Summary:
    After years of life on the road and with their role models, the Allman Brothers Band, struggling to survive the deaths of two of its most distinctively talented members, today Lynyrd Skynyrd has become the quintessential Southern Rock band. Under the leadership of frontman and primary songwriter Ronnie Van Zant, the group's melodic lyric driven ballads and power driven hard rockers would catapult the group into one of the most popular touring bands in the world. The group's distinctive guitar attack, combined with an overtly defiant and rebellious attitude, gave them a cultural identity that would help make songs like Sweet Home Alabama and Free Bird into anthems of American rock music and staples of FM radio right up to the present day.

    Headlining a bill that also featured the Outlaws, this Winterland recording captures Lynyrd Skynyrd following the release of their fourth album, Gimme Back My Bullets. This was during a transitional phase for the band, following the departure of guitarist Ed King, but prior to his replacement, Steve Gaines, coming on board. The band was carrying on as a six-piece unit, augmented by the Honkettes on backing vocals.

    This is an interesting time to hear the band live, as their trademark three-guitar attack was reduced by one guitar, leaving more room for keyboardist Billy Powell. On the ballads, like Tuesdays Gone and the pre-jam verses of Freebird, Powell displays great creativity and expands the keyboard's role in these songs.

    Otherwise, the band rocks as hard as ever, with a good selection of their most popular songs, sampling a bit from all four of their studio albums. The group's defiant Southern swagger, combined with an infectious guitar and piano driven groove, creates an irresistible combination that resonated far beyond the Southern states. Two of the standouts on this show are both well chosen covers, which the band redefines as their own; J.J. Cale's Call Me The Breeze and Jimmy Rogers' T For Texas. Both of these are rearranged in classic Skynyrd style, with the latter closing the set and clearly displaying the root sound of the band at its best.

    The audience demands an encore and the band obliges with a monumental Free Bird. It begins as a plaintive slow ballad, with Van Zant's distinctively sad vocals over the melodic keyboard playing of Powell and delicate slide guitar ornamentation from Rossington. However, it is the second section, which becomes an up-tempo guitar boogie, that really hits home. Here the guitarists cut loose to create one of the most distinctive solos of all time. Rossington and Collins turn this section into a soaring jam that also features impressive melodic bass playing from Wilkeson and furious keyboards from Powell. Following a brief reprise of the song, they turn on a dime back into the groove of the jam before bringing it to a climactic close.

    Free Bird, more often than not, sarcastically, would become the most requested song of all time. For musicians, this inevitable request has become so tiresome, that the act of requesting it has become universally known as the mantra of the moron. Still, this only goes to prove just how deeply this song has permeated American culture and is a testament to its enduring popularity, making it one of the true landmark rock songs of twentieth century music.

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd 08/24/1977 Selland Arena

    31:23

    Lynyrd Skynyrd Plays it Pretty for Fresno August 24th 1977 at Selland Arena...

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Free Bird LIVE 2019

    13:38

    Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Free Bird
    Last Of The Street Survivors Farewell Tour 2019
    Concord Pavilion
    8/24/2019

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd-I Need You

    6:57

    lynyrd skynyrd

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    In the studio with Lynyrd Skynyrd part 1

    1:03

    Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington talks about the band's new album Last Of A Dyin' Breed

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Full Concert - 03/07/76 - Winterland

    1:13:36

    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Full Concert
    Recorded Live: 3/7/1976 - Winterland (San Francisco, CA)

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    Setlist:
    0:00:00 - Cry for The Bad Man
    0:05:26 - Saturday Night Special
    0:11:02 - Searchin'
    0:14:55 - I Got The Same Old Blues
    0:19:24 - Gimme Back My Bullets
    0:23:27 - Tuesday's Gone
    0:31:12 - The Needle And The Spoon
    0:35:55 - Gimme Three Steps
    0:40:30 - Call Me The Breeze
    0:45:55 - Sweet Home Alabama
    0:51:22 - T For Texas
    1:01:06 - Free Bird

    Personnel:
    Ronnie Van Zant - vocals
    Gary Rossington - guitar
    Allen Collins - guitar
    Billy Powell - keyboards
    Leon Wilkinson - bass
    Artimus Pyle - drums
    JoJo Billingsley - backing vocals
    Cassie Gaines - backing vocals
    Leslie Hawkins - backing vocals

    Summary:
    After years of life on the road and with their role models, the Allman Brothers Band, struggling to survive the deaths of two of its most distinctively talented members, today Lynyrd Skynyrd has become the quintessential Southern Rock band. Under the leadership of frontman and primary songwriter Ronnie Van Zant, the group's melodic lyric driven ballads and power driven hard rockers would catapult the group into one of the most popular touring bands in the world. The group's distinctive guitar attack, combined with an overtly defiant and rebellious attitude, gave them a cultural identity that would help make songs like Sweet Home Alabama and Free Bird into anthems of American rock music and staples of FM radio right up to the present day.

    Headlining a bill that also featured the Outlaws, this Winterland recording captures Lynyrd Skynyrd following the release of their fourth album, Gimme Back My Bullets. This was during a transitional phase for the band, following the departure of guitarist Ed King, but prior to his replacement, Steve Gaines, coming on board. The band was carrying on as a six-piece unit, augmented by the Honkettes on backing vocals.

    This is an interesting time to hear the band live, as their trademark three-guitar attack was reduced by one guitar, leaving more room for keyboardist Billy Powell. On the ballads, like Tuesdays Gone and the pre-jam verses of Freebird, Powell displays great creativity and expands the keyboard's role in these songs.

    Otherwise, the band rocks as hard as ever, with a good selection of their most popular songs, sampling a bit from all four of their studio albums. The group's defiant Southern swagger, combined with an infectious guitar and piano driven groove, creates an irresistible combination that resonated far beyond the Southern states. Two of the standouts on this show are both well chosen covers, which the band redefines as their own; J.J. Cale's Call Me The Breeze and Jimmy Rogers' T For Texas. Both of these are rearranged in classic Skynyrd style, with the latter closing the set and clearly displaying the root sound of the band at its best.

    The audience demands an encore and the band obliges with a monumental Free Bird. It begins as a plaintive slow ballad, with Van Zant's distinctively sad vocals over the melodic keyboard playing of Powell and delicate slide guitar ornamentation from Rossington. However, it is the second section, which becomes an up-tempo guitar boogie, that really hits home. Here the guitarists cut loose to create one of the most distinctive solos of all time. Rossington and Collins turn this section into a soaring jam that also features impressive melodic bass playing from Wilkeson and furious keyboards from Powell. Following a brief reprise of the song, they turn on a dime back into the groove of the jam before bringing it to a climactic close.

    Free Bird, more often than not, sarcastically, would become the most requested song of all time. For musicians, this inevitable request has become so tiresome, that the act of requesting it has become universally known as the mantra of the moron. Still, this only goes to prove just how deeply this song has permeated American culture and is a testament to its enduring popularity, making it one of the true landmark rock songs of twentieth century music.

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