Lynyrd Skynyrd ‎– The Definitive Lynyrd Skynyrd Collection

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MCA Records ‎– MCAD3-10390
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3 × CD, Compilation
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Lynyrd Skynyrd 1
1-1 Free Bird (Demo)
Producer – David Johnson (7), Quin IvyWritten-By – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
4:07
1-2 Junkie (Demo)
Producer – David Johnson (7), Quin IvyWritten-By – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
3:48
1-3 He's Alive (Demo)
Producer – David Johnson (7), Quin IvyWritten-By – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
3:09
Lynyrd Skynyrd 2
1-4 One More Time (Original Version)
Backing Vocals – Tim Smith (2)Bass – Greg Walker*Drums, Backing Vocals – Ricky Medlocke*Producer – Jimmy Johnson (4), Tim Smith (2)Written-By – Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
5:02
1-5 Gimme Three Steps (Original Version)
Bass – Leon WilkesonDrums – Bob Burns (2)Producer – Jimmy Johnson (4), Tim Smith (2)Written-By – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
4:08
1-6 Trust (Original Version)
Bass – Leon WilkesonDrums – Bob Burns (2)Producer – Jimmy Johnson (4), Tim Smith (2)Written-By – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
4:12
1-7 Comin' Home
Bass – Greg Walker*Drums – Ricky Medlocke*Guitar [Overdubbed 1975] – Ed King (2)Piano [Overdubbed 1975] – Billy PowellProducer – Jimmy Johnson (4), Tim Smith (2)Vocals [Overdubbed 1975] – Ronnie*Written-By – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
5:29
Lynyrd Skynyrd 3
1-8 Mr. Banker (Demo)
Guitar – King*, Rossington*Producer – Al KooperVocals – Van Zant*Written-By – Ed King (2), Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
5:18
1-9 Down South Jukin' (Demo)
Producer – Al KooperWritten-By – Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
2:53
1-10 Truck Drivin' Man (Demo)
Producer – Al KooperWritten-By – Ed King (2), Ronnie Van Zant
5:15
1-11 I Ain't The One (Demo)
Producer – Al KooperWritten-By – Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
3:46
1-12 Poison Whiskey (Demo)
Producer – Al KooperWritten-By – Ed King (2), Ronnie Van Zant
3:08
1-13 Tuesday's Gone
Bass, Mellotron, Harmony Vocals – Roosevelt Gook (Al Kooper)*Drums – Robert NixProducer – Al KooperWritten-By – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
7:32
1-14 Things Goin' On
Percussion – Bobbie Hall*Producer – Al KooperWritten-By – Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
4:58
1-15 Free Bird
Organ – Roosevelt Gook (Al Kooper)*Producer – Al KooperWritten-By – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
9:09
Lynyrd Skynyrd 4
2-1 Sweet Home Alabama
Backing Vocals – Clydie King, Merry ClaytonBacking Vocals [Friends] – Unknown ArtistProducer – Al KooperWritten-By – Ed King (2), Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
4:43
2-2 Was I Right Or Wrong?
Engineer – Rob RuscoeEngineer [Assistant] – Steve CormierProducer [Final Production] – Andy McKaie, Ron O'BrienProducer [Original Session] – Al KooperWritten-By – Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
5:08
2-3 Workin' For MCA
Backing Vocals – Leon*Producer – Al KooperWritten-By – Edward King*, Ronnie Van Zant
4:46
2-4 Don't Ask Me No Questions
Backing Vocals – Leon*, Ronnie*Horns – Bobby Key*, Steve Madaio, Trevor LawrencePiano, Arranged By [Horn Arrangement] – Al KooperProducer – Al KooperWritten-By – Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
3:24
2-5 Swamp Music
Backing Vocals – Leon*Producer – Al KooperWritten-By – Edward King*, Ronnie Van Zant
3:31
2-6 The Ballad Of Curtis Lowe
Piano, Acoustic Guitar, Backing Vocals – Al KooperProducer – Al KooperWritten-By – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
4:50
2-7 The Needle And The Spoon
Producer – Al KooperWritten-By – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
3:52
2-8 Call Me The Breeze
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement] – Al KooperBacking Vocals – Leon*Handclaps – Cockroad*, Gooshie, Kooder, Moochie, Mr. Feedback, Punnel, Toby (18), Wicker, Wolfman (7)Horns – Bobby Keys, Steve Madaio, Trevor LawrenceProducer – Al KooperWritten-By – J.J. Cale
5:06
2-9 Saturday Night Special
Backing Vocals – Leon*Producer – Al KooperSynthesizer [Moog] – Al KooperWritten-By – Edward King*, Ronnie Van Zant
5:08
Lynyrd Skynyrd 5
2-10 Made In The Shade
Backing Vocals – Al Kooper, Ed*, Gary*, Ronnie*Piano – Billy*, David FosterProducer – Al KooperWritten-By – Ronnie Van Zant
4:39
2-11 Am I Losin'
Backing Vocals – Al KooperProducer – Al KooperWritten-By – Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
4:33
2-12 On The Hunt
Producer – Al KooperWritten-By – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
5:26
Lynyrd Skynyrd 6
2-13 (I Got The) Same Old Blues
Producer – Tom DowdWritten-By – J.J. Cale
4:07
2-14 Double Trouble (Live)
Producer – Bob MeyrowitzWritten-By – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
3:03
2-15 Roll Gypsy Roll
Producer – Tom DowdWritten-By – Allen Collins, Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
2:49
2-16 All I Can Do Is Write About It (Acoustic)
Engineer – Rob RuscoeProducer [Final Production] – Andy McKaie, Ron O'BrienProducer [Original Session] – Tom DowdWritten-By – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
4:20
2-17 Four Walls Of Rainford (Undubbed Demo)
Written-By – Jeff Carlisi, Ronnie Van Zant
4:12
Lynyrd Skynyrd 7
3-1 Gimme Back My Bullets (Live)
Producer – Tom DowdWritten-By – Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
3:37
3-2 Searchin' (Live)
Producer – Tom DowdWritten-By – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
4:00
3-3 Simple Man (Live)
Producer – Tom DowdWritten-By – Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
6:48
3-4 Crossroads (Live)
Producer – Tom DowdWritten-By – Robert Johnson
4:17
3-5 T For Texas (Live)
Producer – Tom DowdWritten-By – Jimmie Rodgers
8:42
3-6 Whiskey Rock-A-Roller (Live)
Backing Vocals – The Honkettes (2)Backing Vocals [The Honkettes] – Cassie Gaines, Jo Jo Billingsley*, Leslie HawkinsEngineer – Rob RuscoeProducer [Final Production] – Andy McKaie, Ron O'BrienWritten-By – Billy Powell, Ed King (2), Ronnie Van Zant
4:16
3-7 Ain't No Good Life
Lead Vocals – Steve*Written-By – Steve Gaines
4:38
3-8 What's Your Name (Alternate Mix)
Written-By – Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
3:36
3-9 Georgia Peaches
Performer [Original Performer] – Artimus*, Ronnie*, Steve*Performer [Overdubs] – Billy*, Gary*, Leon*Producer – Tom DowdWritten-By – Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines
3:12
3-10 What's Your Name
Written-By – Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
3:31
3-11 I Never Dreamed
Written-By – Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines
5:19
3-12 I Know A Little
Written-By – Steve Gaines
3:26
3-13 Honky Tonk Night Time Man
Written-By – Merle Haggard
4:02
3-14 That Smell
Backing Vocals – The Honkettes (2)Backing Vocals [The Honkettes] – Cassie Gaines, Jo Jo Billingsley*, Leslie HawkinsWritten-By – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
5:47
3-15 You Got That Right
Vocals – Ronnie*, Steve*Written-By – Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines
3:45

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Three Compact Disc Set
* Previously unreleased
[1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 1-5, 1-6, 1-11, 1-12, 2-2, 2-14, 3-1, 3-6, 3-8]

1-1 to 1-3:
Recorded October, 1970, Quinvy Studios, Sheffield, Alabama
Previously unreleased
1-4 to 1-6:
Recorded 1971, Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, Sheffield, Alabama
Previously unreleased
1-7:
Recorded 1971, Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, Sheffield, Alabama
Overdubbed 1975
from "Skynyrd's First And... Last" (9/78)
1-8:
Recorded early 1973, Studio One, Doraville, Georgia
Originally "B" side "Gimme Three Steps" single (11/73)
1-9:
Recorded early 1973, Studio One, Doraville, Georgia
Previously unreleased on album
Originally "B" side "Free Bird" single (11/74)
1-10:
Recorded early 1973, Studio One, Doraville, Georgia
from "Legend" (9/87)
1-11, 1-12:
Recorded early 1973, Studio One, Doraville, Georgia
Previously unreleased
1-13 to 1-15:
Recorded April, 1973, Studio One, Doraville, Georgia
from "Pronounced" (8/73)
2-1:
Recorded June-July, 1973, Studio One, Doraville, Georgia
from "Second Helping" (4/74)
2-2:
Recorded January, 1974, Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA
Mixed June, 1991, Kingsound, No. Hollywood, CA
Previously unreleased
2-3 to 2-8:
Recorded January, 1974, Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA
from "Second Helping" (4/74)
2-9:
Recorded October, 1974, Studio One, Doraville, Georgia
from "Nuthin' Fancy" (3/75)
2-10 to 2-12:
Recorded January, 1975, Webb IV Studios, Atlanta, Georgia
from "Nuthin' Fancy" (3/75)
2-13:
Recorded September, 1975, Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA
from "Gimme Back My Bullets" (2/76)
2-14:
Recorded live November 4, 1975, Capital Theatre, Cardiff, Wales, U.K.
Originally recorded for King Biscuit Flower Hour
Previously unavailable commercially
2-15:
Recorded November 28, 1975, Capricorn Studios, Macon, Georgia
from "Gimme Back My Bullets" (2/76)
2-16:
Recorded November 28, 1975, Capricorn Studios, Macon, Georgia
Mixed June, 1991, Kingsound, No. Hollywood, CA
Previously unreleased
2-17:
Recorded April, 1976, Lynyrd Skynyrd Rehearsal Studios, Jacksonville, Florida
Previously unreleased/Overdubbed version on "Legend" (9/87)
3-1:
Recorded live July 1976, Fox Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia
Previously unreleased commercially/Released on promo single (8/77)
3-2, 3-4 & 3-5:
Recorded live July 1976, Fox Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia
from "One More From The Road" (9/76)
3-3:
Recorded live July 1976, Fox Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia
from "Legend" (9/87)
3-6:
Recorded live August 21, 1976, Knebworth Festival, Knebworth, England
Mixed June, 1991, Kingsound, No. Hollywood, CA
Previously unreleased
3-7:
Recorded April, 1977, Criteria Studios, Miami, Florida
from "Street Survivors" (10/77)
3-8:
Recorded April, 1977, Criteria Studios, Miami, Florida
Horn overdubs July-August, 1977, Studio One, Doraville, Georgia
Previously unreleased
3-9:
Recorded April, 1977, Criteria Studios, Miami, Florida
Overdubs 1987, Criteria Studios, Miami, Florida
from "Legend" (9/87)
3-10:
Recorded April, 1977, Criteria Studios, Miami, Florida
Horn overdubs July-August, 1977, Studio One, Doraville, Georgia
from "Street Survivors" (10/77)
3-11:
Recorded April, 1977, Criteria Studios, Miami, Florida
Vocal and lead guitar overdubbed July-August, 1977, Studio One, Doraville, Georgia
from "Street Survivors" (10/77)
3-12 to 3-15:
Recorded July-August, 1977, Studio One, Doraville, Georgia
from "Street Survivors" (10/77)

Reissue engineer: […] MCA Studios, North Hollywood
“Whiskey Rock-A-Roller (live)” appears courtesy of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
“Double Trouble (live)” appears courtesy of Bob Meyrowitz
All tracks were mixed and/or re-mastered from original master tapes. Quin Ivy and Muscle Shoals masters courtesy of Jimmy Johnson and Muscle Shoals Sound Production.

℗ 1991, 1987, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973 © 1991 MCA Records, Inc.

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  • Barcode (Printed): 0 0881-10390-2 8
  • Barcode (Scanned): 008811039028
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MCAD3-10390 Lynyrd Skynyrd The Definitive Lynyrd Skynyrd Collection(3xCD, Comp + Box, Club) MCA Records MCAD3-10390 US Unknown Sell This Version
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