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    Gary Rossington Through The Years: A Photographic Look At The Real ‘Last Rebel’

    On December 4, 1951, Gary Robert Rossington was born in Jacksonville, Florida. No one knew it at the time, but that city would one day serve as far more than Rossington’s birthplace. It would serve as a birthplace of Southern rock. In that same city, a handful of other Southern boys were born that would […] More

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    Bob Burns Shares How He Spontaneously Came Up With The Title To A Skynyrd Song

    In 1964, drummer Bob Burns helped found the band that would go on to change Southern rock forever, Lynyrd Skynyrd. As the drummer, Bob played on Skynyrd’s first two studio albums before he left the band in 1974. Even though Bob left the band, he continued to work with them every now and then over the years. As one of Skynyrd’s […] More

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    5 Fast Facts You Likely Never Knew About ‘Last Of A Dyin’ Breed’

    In 2012, Lynyrd Skynyrd debuted their 14th studio album, titled Last of a Dyin’ Breed. The album contained rockin’ songs such as “Something to Live For,” “Mississippi Blood,” and the title track. Last of a Dyin’ Breed capitalized on the success of Skynyrd’s previous album, God & Guns, which was released three years prior. While God & Guns peaked at the […] More

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    Brazilian Musicians Make Leap Into Southern Rock With Acoustic ‘Sweet Home Alabama’

    Since Southern rock is typically associated with the Southern U.S., people assume that it is strictly an American genre. But as any Southern rock fan knows, that’s far from the truth. While Southern rock certainly has its peak popularity in the U.S., the genre has a strong worldwide fan base as well. People in England, […] More

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    Remember When Hank Jr. & Lynyrd Skynyrd Jammed To ‘Gimme Three Steps’ On Late Night TV?

    Hank Williams Jr. and Lynyrd Skynyrd…two of the most iconic artists in history with careers stretching back for generations. Both blend elements of Southern rock, country, and blues in their music, giving them immense crossover appeal. The two artists have made their respect for one another clear, and Hank even offers a shout-out to Skynyrd […] More

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    Treat Your Ears To The Live Audio Of Skynyrd Rockin’ Out In A Memphis Studio

    Back in October 1973, a new Southern rock band had just made their way on to the scene. Although they had been playing for some time prior, 1973 was the year that Lynyrd Skynyrd released their debut album Titled (Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd), the album hit the shelves on August 13, 1973. It featured some of the […] More

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    9-Year-Old Will Steal Every Skynyrd Fan’s Heart With Adorable Guitar Solo On ‘Sweet Home Alabama’

    After multiple decades, Lynyrd Skynyrd‘s fan base is as strong as it has ever been. Those who were fans of Skynyrd in the early days saw it as their duty to teach their kids about songs such as “Free Bird” and “The Ballad of Curtis Loew.” Many of those kids became parents themselves, and they’ve […] More

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    Blackberry Smoke Tips Their Hats To Skynyrd With Vivid ‘Simple Man’ Cover

    After being around for 40 years, Lynyrd Skynyrd has some pretty strong connections in the music business. Some of their best friends and frequent collaborators are superstars as well, including Charlie Daniels, Peter Frampton, and Cheap Trick. All of the above mentioned artists came together to honor Skynyrd in 2014 when the band hosted their One […] More

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    Late Night TV Gets A Southern Rock Wakeup Call With A Little ‘Sweet Home Alabama’

    Night after night, millions of people tune in to watch their favorite late night television shows. These shows often feature celebrity interviews and hilarious skits. Many of these shows also welcome musical guests, showcasing artists from various genres. Most of the time, the musical guests invited to late night shows are pop stars or country […] More

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    Skynyrd’s Talented Crew Checks The Sound With Killer Jam Session

    After being in the business for decades, Lynyrd Skynyrd knows how important it is to prepare before a show. If one instrument or piece of equipment is off, it could ruin the whole experience for the thousands of fans that turn out to watch them play. Known for their triple guitar sound, Skynyrd has to keep […] More

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