Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Lynyrd Skynyrd (pronounced /ˌlɛnərd ˈskɪnərd/ len-ərd-skin-ərd) is an American rock band best known for popularizing the Southern hard rock genre during the 1970s. Originally formed in 1964 as the "Noble Five" in Jacksonville, Florida, the band rose to worldwide recognition on the basis of its driving live performances and signature tunes "Sweet Home Alabama," and "Free Bird." At the peak of their success, three members died in an airplane crash in 1977, putting an abrupt end to the band's most popular incarnation.
Surviving members re-formed in 1987 for a reunion tour with lead singer Ronnie Van Zant's younger brother Johnny as frontman. A version of the band continues to tour and record, with only Gary Rossington of its original members remaining as of 2012. Lynyrd Skynyrd was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 13, 2006.
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MCA-363 Lynyrd Skynyrd - (Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd) album art Lynyrd Skynyrd (Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd) (Album) MCA Records, Sounds Of The South (2) MCA-363 US 1973 Sell This Version
MCA-55216 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Second Helping album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Second Helping (Album) Sounds Of The South (2), MCA Records MCA-55216 Greece 1974 Sell This Version
8184 (maps 7884) Lynyrd Skynyrd - Nuthin' Fancy album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Nuthin' Fancy (Album) MCA Records 8184 (maps 7884) Argentina 1975 Sell This Version
73807, 73808 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Nightbird & Company: Cosmic Connections Presented By The US Army Reserve album art Led Zeppelin / David Gates / Lynyrd Skynyrd Led Zeppelin / David Gates / Lynyrd Skynyrd - Nightbird & Company: Cosmic Connections Presented By The US Army Reserve(2xLP, Transcription) Army Reserve, Army Reserve 73807, 73808 US 1975 Sell This Version
MCA-3022 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Gimme Back My Bullets album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Gimme Back My Bullets (Album, Comp) MCA Records MCA-3022 US 1976 Sell This Version
MCA2-6001 Lynyrd Skynyrd - One More From The Road album art Lynyrd Skynyrd One More From The Road (Album) MCA Records MCA2-6001 Australia 1976 Sell This Version
MK 3029 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Street Survivors album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Street Survivors (Album) MCA Records MK 3029 New Zealand 1977 Sell This Version
MCA-3047, MCA-37071 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Skynyrd's First And... Last album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Skynyrd's First And... Last (Album, Comp) MCA Records MCA-3047, MCA-37071 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
632 Lynyrd Skynyrd - The King Biscuit Flower Hour album art Lynyrd Skynyrd The King Biscuit Flower Hour(LP, Album, Promo, Transcription + LP, S/Sided, Alb) DIR Broadcasting 632 US 1986 Sell This Version
MCF 3405 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Legend album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Legend (Album) MCA Records MCF 3405 UK 1987 Sell This Version
07004 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Southern By The Grace Of God: Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Tour 1987 album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Southern By The Grace Of God: Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Tour 1987 (Album, Comp) MCA Records 07004 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
AMCY-265 Lynyrd Skynyrd - 1991 album art Lynyrd Skynyrd 1991 (Album) Atlantic AMCY-265 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
7 82447-2 Lynyrd Skynyrd - The Last Rebel album art Lynyrd Skynyrd The Last Rebel (Album) Atlantic 7 82447-2 US 1993 Sell This Version
42028-2 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Endangered Species album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Endangered Species (Album) Capricorn Records 42028-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
MCAD-11472 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Freebird The Movie album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Freebird The Movie (Album) MCA Records, Cabin Fever Entertainment Inc. MCAD-11472 US 1996 Sell This Version
SPV/2-44194 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Southern Knights album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Southern Knights (Album) SPV Recordings SPV/2-44194 Poland 1996 Sell This Version
SPV 085-44932-P Lynyrd Skynyrd - Twenty album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Twenty (Album) SPV Recordings, CBH Records, SPV GmbH SPV 085-44932-P Germany 1997 Sell This Version
06076 86247-2 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Lyve From Steel Town album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Lyve From Steel Town (Album) CMC International Records 06076 86247-2 US 1998 Sell This Version
MCAC-11888 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Skynyrd's First - The Complete Muscle Shoals Album album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Skynyrd's First - The Complete Muscle Shoals Album (Comp, Album) MCA Records MCAC-11888 US 1998 Sell This Version
SPV 085-29642 CD, SPV 085-29642 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Edge Of Forever album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Edge Of Forever (Album) SPV Recordings, SPV Recordings, CBH Records SPV 085-29642 CD, SPV 085-29642 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
99-38 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Up Close album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Up Close(CD, Transcription) MediaAmerica Radio 99-38 US 1999 Sell This Version
088 112 429-2 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Collectybles album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Collectybles (Album) MCA Records 088 112 429-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
SANCD180 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Vicious Cycle album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Vicious Cycle (Album) Sanctuary SANCD180 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
SANPR262 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Lyve album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Lyve (Album) Sanctuary Records SANPR262 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
8008.2 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Authorized Bootleg: Live / Cardiff Capitol Theatre - Cardiff, Wales Nov 04 1975 album art Lynyrd Skynyrd Authorized Bootleg: Live / Cardiff Capitol Theatre - Cardiff, Wales Nov 04 1975 (Album) Geffen Records, Wolfgang's Vault 8008.2 US 1995 Sell This Version

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dedindi

dedindi

October 17, 2020
their 'Sweet Home Alabama' written using three major chords of the Mixolydian mode:
https://musictales.club/article/7-songs-featuring-mixolydian-mode
Monsieur_Renard

Monsieur_Renard

July 26, 2020
This band began as a liberal-thinking band with conscious lyrics about drug and alcohol abuse and guncontrol into a redneck right-wing pro-guns and nationalistic pro-american (Red, White and Blue?) circus. The band with Ronnie and the band with Johnny seem like two totally different bands.

Also the new band has too many outside writers and producers working for them. The new band seems rather a brand or a company (with almost all members replaced with new young people) than an actual band.

For me the band stopped existing in 1977 (with the plane-crash). The new band has some okay albums (The Last Rebel springs to mind), but is mostly country-pop with too much Rickey Medlocke and too much Johnny van Zant. They sound more like .38 Special and Survivor than like Free and Rolling Stones like in the seventies.

These are just my thoughts.

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