Lynyrd Skynyrd





Lynyrd Skynyrd “Sweet Home Alabama” live 1974

“Sweet Home Alabama” was released on Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Second Helping album. The song was written by Ronnie Van Zant, Gary Rossington, and Ed King. “Sweet Home Alabama” reached number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. Enjoy Lynyrd Skynyrd performing “Sweet Home Alabama” in 1974 (Hamburg, Germany).


Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash

Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the plane crash that killed three members of the Southern Rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. Lead singer Ronnie VanZant, lead guitarist Steve Gains and his sister Cassie Gains a back up singer for the band were killed as a result of the crash on October 20th, 1977.


Awesome cover of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Simple Man” By Dean Heckel

“Simple Man” is the last track on Lynyrd Skynyrd’s first album titled Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd was recorded on April 30th, 1973. The release date for the album was also in 1973. The song was written by Ronnie Van Zant and Gary Rossington. Enjoy Dean Heckel performing Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Simple Man”.