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Lynyrd Skynyrd

Lynyrd Skynyrd
Formed: 1965 in Jacksonville, FL
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Genre: Pop/Rock, Blues
Group Members: Carol Chase, Allen Collins, Artimus Pyle, Steve Gaines, Billy Powell, Kenny Aronoff, Jo Jo Billingsley, Carol Bristow, Bob Burns, Michael ...See All
Biography: Lynyrd Skynyrd was the definitive Southern rock band, fusing the overdriven power of blues-rock with a rebellious Southern image and a hard rock swagger. Skynyrd never relied on the jazzy improvisations of the Allman Brothers. Instead, they were a hard-living, hard-driving rock & roll band -- they may ...Read full biography
(Pronounced 'leh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd)
Released: 1973
Label: Universal Distribution
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The Allman Brothers came first, but Lynyrd Skynyrd epitomized Southern rock. The Allmans were exceptionally gifted musicians, as much bluesmen as rockers. Skynyrd was nothing but rockers, and they were ...Read full review
Second Helping [Reissue]
Released: 1974
Label: Geffen
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Lynyrd Skynyrd wrote the book on Southern rock with their first album, so it only made sense that they followed it for their second album, aptly titled Second Helping. Sticking with producer Al Kooper ...Read full review