Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sondz

Overview

Lynyrd Skynyrd ( LEN-ərd SKIN-ərd) is an American rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida. The group originally formed as My Backyard in 1964 and comprised Ronnie Van Zant (lead vocalist), Gary Rossington (guitar), Allen Collins (guitar), Larry Junstrom (bass guitar) and Bob Burns (drums). The band spent five years touring small venues under various names and with several lineup changes before deciding on "Lynyrd Skynyrd" in 1969. The band released its first album in 1973, having settled on a lineup that included bassist Leon Wilkeson, keyboardist Billy Powell and guitarist Ed King. Burns left and was replaced by Artimus Pyle in 1974. King left in 1975 and was replaced by Steve Gaines in 1976. At the height of their fame in the 1970s, the band popularized the Southern rock genre with songs such as "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Free Bird". After releasing five st...

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Discography

YearTitle
Last of a Dyin' Breed2012Last of a Dyin' Breed
God & Guns2009God & Guns
Vicious Cycle2003Vicious Cycle
Christmas Time Again2000Christmas Time Again
Edge of Forever1999Edge of Forever
Twenty1997Twenty
Endangered Species1994Endangered Species
The Last Rebel1993The Last Rebel
199119911991
Street Survivors1977Street Survivors

Collaborators

NameRole(s)
Al Kooper
Al KooperProducerOrganEngineerInstrument arranger (horn)Acoustic guitarBackground vocalsSynthesizer
Rodney Mills
Rodney MillsMixEngineer
Tom Dowd
Tom DowdProducer
Danny Turbeville
Danny TurbevilleEngineer
Bob "Tub" Langford
Bob "Tub" LangfordEngineer
Ben Fowler
Ben FowlerMixProducerEngineer
Roosevelt Gook
Roosevelt GookOrganBass guitarBackground vocalsMandolin
Tim Smith
Tim SmithProducerBackground vocals
Jimmy Johnson
Jimmy JohnsonProducerGuitar
Clydie King
Clydie KingBackground vocals