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    This All-Acoustic Rendition Of Skynyrd’s ‘The Last Rebel’ Is A Haunting Musical Masterpiece

    All of Lynyrd Skynyrd‘s songs are amazing, but a select few stand out as sparkling gems in their collection. When it comes to the newly-formed version of the band with Johnny Van Zant leading the charge, it’s hard to beat 1993’s “The Last Rebel.”  There is immense power packed into each and every word that forms the title track […] More

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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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    Blake Shelton Shows His Vulnerable Side In Stripped Down Version Of ‘She Talks To Angels’

    It isn’t often that we get to see Blake Shelton this way. In this unplugged performance of “She Talks to Angels,” Shelton completely blew us away with his delivery. He tackled each note with such a great sense of passion that it gives us chills all over. Shelton had a lot to live up to when it came to performing […] 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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    Country Stars Are Joined By Southern Rock Royalty For Incredible Tribute To Gregg Allman

    Many a country star list Southern Rock pioneer Gregg Allman as their hero, which is why no one was surprised that he was being honored at the CMT Music Awards on Wednesday (June 7). The biggest country stars are in Nashville for the awards show which features some of the year’s best live performances. Allman passed away […] 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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    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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