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Lynyrd Skynyrd

Band, *1964 US, Jacksonville, Florida
Rock

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.

        
Members
PortraitKenny Aronoff
dr *1953 US
PortraitJohnny Colt
b *1966 US
PortraitLeon Wilkeson
b 1952-2001 US
PortraitGary Rossington
g *1951 US
PortraitSteve Gaines
g, voc 1949-1977 US
PortraitArtimus Pyle
dr *1948 US
PortraitRonnie Van Zant
voc 1948-1977 US
PortraitBilly Powell
key 1952-2009 US
PortraitBob Burns
dr 1950-2015 US
PortraitAllen Collins
g 1952-1990 US
PortraitEd King
g *1949 US
PortraitRick Medlocke
voc, acg *1950 US
PortraitGreg T. Walker
voc, b, eb US
PortraitCarol Chase
bvoc US
PortraitKeith Christopher
b, voc
PortraitHughie Thomasson
voc 1952-2007 US
PortraitOwen Hale
dr, perc *1948 US
PortraitMichael Cartellone
dr *1962 US
PortraitMark Matejka
g *1967 US
PortraitRandall Hall
g, voc US
PortraitJohnny Van Zant
voc *1959 US
PortraitJeffery McAllister
dr
PortraitLarry Junstrom
b *1949 US
PortraitDale Krantz Rossington
bvoc, voc
PortraitCarol Bristow
bvoc
PortraitKurt Custer
dr, bvoc US
PortraitRobert Kearns
b, voc US
PortraitMike Estes
acg
PortraitDebbie Davis-Estes
bvoc
PortraitPeter Pisarczyk
org, syn *1965 US
PortraitEan Evans
eb, b 1960-2009 US
Popular Tracks   
Sweet Home Alabama on Second Helping by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Free Bird on Pronounced' Leh-'Nerd 'Skin-'Nerd by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Simple Man on Pronounced' Leh-'Nerd 'Skin-'Nerd by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Gimme Three Steps on Pronounced' Leh-'Nerd 'Skin-'Nerd by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Tuesday's Gone on Pronounced' Leh-'Nerd 'Skin-'Nerd by Lynyrd Skynyrd
The Ballad Of Curtis Loew on Second Helping by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Call Me The Breeze on Second Helping by Lynyrd Skynyrd
That Smell on Street Survivors by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Saturday Night Special on Nuthin' Fancy by Lynyrd Skynyrd
What's Your Name on Street Survivors by Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Band Membership
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
CollectedLynyrd Skynyrd2018Compil.
BMG 8-Track Classics Live!Lynyrd Skynyrd2018Album
Lynyrd Skynyrd's Greatest HitsLynyrd Skynyrd2018Compil.
Live In Atlantic CityLynyrd Skynyrd2018Album
The Broadcast ArchiveLynyrd Skynyrd2017Compil.
Super Jam With Dickie Betts & Charlie DanielsLynyrd Skynyrd2016Album
Southern Fried Rock BoogieLynyrd Skynyrd2016Album
The Ritz - Tribute Tour - NY, Sept '88Lynyrd Skynyrd2016Album
One More For The FansLynyrd Skynyrd2015Album
One More For The FansLynyrd Skynyrd2015Album
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd2015Album
One More For The Fans!Lynyrd Skynyrd2015Album
Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd & Second Helping Live From Jacksonville At The Florida TheatreLynyrd Skynyrd2015Album
Back For More In '94Lynyrd Skynyrd2015Album
Saturday Night SpecialLynyrd Skynyrd2015Album
Lynyrd SkynyrdLynyrd Skynyrd2014Album
Freebird-The Essential CollectionLynyrd Skynyrd2014Compil.
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd2014Album
Lynyrd Skynyrd 1-2Lynyrd Skynyrd2014Album
Live In Cardiff 1975Lynyrd Skynyrd2014Compil.
Lynyrd Skynyrd 5Lynyrd Skynyrd / Van Zant2014Album
Tokyo CrossroadsLynyrd Skynyrd2014Album
Live 12" Vinyl SplitLynyrd Skynyrd & Blackberry Smoke2013Album
The Lynyrd Skynyrd CollectionLynyrd Skynyrd2013Compil.
Classic Album SelectionLynyrd Skynyrd2013Compil.
The Same Old Blues - Live In London 1975Lynyrd Skynyrd2012Album
Last Of a Dyin' BreedLynyrd Skynyrd2012Single
(Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd) / Second HelpingLynyrd Skynyrd2012Compil.
SWU Festival, Paulinia Brazil, November 13, 2011Lynyrd Skynyrd2012Album
Home Sweet HomeLynyrd Skynyrd2012Album
Southern Surroundings: The Ultymate Skynyrd CollectionLynyrd Skynyrd2012Compil.
Last Of A Dyin' BreedLynyrd Skynyrd2012Album
5 Classic AlbumsLynyrd Skynyrd2012Album
HomegrownLynyrd Skynyrd2012Single
Last Of A Dyin' BreedLynyrd Skynyrd2012Album
Skynyrd NationLynyrd Skynyrd2011Compil.
5 Original AlbumsLynyrd Skynyrd2011Album
StarboulevardLynyrd Skynyrd2011Compil.
Rarities Edition: One More From The RoadLynyrd Skynyrd2010Compil.
Live From Freedom HallLynyrd Skynyrd2010Album
Gimme Three StepsLynyrd Skynyrd2010Album
IconLynyrd Skynyrd2010Compil.
Southern Stars Are ShiningLynyrd Skynyrd2010Album
Sweet Home Alabama (Live)Lynyrd Skynyrd2010Album
Icon 2Lynyrd Skynyrd2010Compil.
Sweet Home Alabama - The Best OfLynyrd Skynyrd2010Compil.
Still UnbrokenLynyrd Skynyrd2009Single
Authorized Bootleg: Live At Winterland - San Francisco Mar. 07 1976Lynyrd Skynyrd2009Album
Stlll UnbrokenLynyrd Skynyrd2009Album
Simple LifeLynyrd Skynyrd2009Single
God & GunsLynyrd Skynyrd2009Album
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd2008Album
Playlist Your WayLynyrd Skynyrd2008Compil.
Greatest HitsLynyrd Skynyrd2008Compil.
Playlist+PlusLynyrd Skynyrd2008Compil.
Live 1997 - PittsburghLynyrd Skynyrd2007Album
Lynyrd SkynyrdLynyrd Skynyrd2007Compil.
The Best Of Lynyrd Skynyrd LiveLynyrd Skynyrd2007Compil.
Star-Club Präsentiert Lynyrd SkynyrdLynyrd Skynyrd2007Compil.
Collector's EditionLynyrd Skynyrd2007Compil.
Freebird's Dusty BootLynyrd Skynyrd2007Album
The Ultimate CollectionLynyrd Skynyrd2007Compil.
Sounds Of The South - MCA Years 1973-1988Lynyrd Skynyrd2007Album
The Spyryt Of The SouthLynyrd Skynyrd2007Album
The CollectionLynyrd Skynyrd2007Compil.
Face To FaceLynyrd Skynyrd / Van Zant2006Album
FamilyLynyrd Skynyrd2006Compil.
Lynyrd SkynyrdLynyrd Skynyrd2006Album
Live From Austin TXLynyrd Skynyrd2006Album
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd2005Album
Poison WhiskeyLynyrd Skynyrd2005Compil.
Greatest HitsLynyrd Skynyrd2005Compil.
Then And Now Vol.2Lynyrd Skynyrd2005Compil.
ChroniclesLynyrd Skynyrd2005Album
Minos Was ThereLynyrd Skynyrd2003Album
From Past To PresentLynyrd Skynyrd2003Album
Lyve-The Vicious Cycle TourLynyrd Skynyrd2003Album
LyveLynyrd Skynyrd2003Album
ThyrtyLynyrd Skynyrd2003Compil.
Red White And BlueLynyrd Skynyrd2003Single
Vicious CycleLynyrd Skynyrd2003Album
That's How I Like ItLynyrd Skynyrd2003Single
Dead Man Walkin'Lynyrd Skynyrd2003Single
Turn It Up!Lynyrd Skynyrd2002Compil.
Mama's SongLynyrd Skynyrd2002Single
ChristmasLynyrd Skynyrd / 38 Special2002Compil.
Double BillLynyrd Skynyrd / 38 Special2002Album
Skynyrd's Innyrds - Their Greatest HitsLynyrd Skynyrd2002Compil.
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd2001Compil.
Winning CombinationsThe Allman Brothers Band / Lynyrd Skynyrd2001Compil.
Freebird The Movie / Tribute TourLynyrd Skynyrd2001Album
Yesterday & TodayLynyrd Skynyrd2001Compil.
2 Originals Of Lynyrd Skynyrd (Twenty / Edge Of Forever)Lynyrd Skynyrd2001Album
The CollectionLynyrd Skynyrd2001Compil.
Double TroubleLynyrd Skynyrd2000Compil.
One Of A KindLynyrd Skynyrd2000Album
Christmas Time AgainLynyrd Skynyrd2000Single
Teaching An Oakie To FlyLynyrd Skynyrd2000Compil.
Alabama Tuff GuysLynyrd Skynyrd2000Album
Christmas Time AgainLynyrd Skynyrd2000Compil.
CollectyblesLynyrd Skynyrd2000Album
All Time Greatest HitsLynyrd Skynyrd2000Compil.
Then And NowLynyrd Skynyrd2000Compil.
Freebird The MovieLynyrd Skynyrd1999Album
Super Stars Best CollectionLynyrd Skynyrd1999Compil.
Solo FlytesLynyrd Skynyrd1999Compil.
Edge Of ForeverLynyrd Skynyrd1999Album
The Best Of Lynyrd SkynyrdLynyrd Skynyrd1999Compil.
One More From The Last NightLynyrd Skynyrd1999Album
Preacher ManLynyrd Skynyrd1999Single
Classic Lynyrd SkynyrdLynyrd Skynyrd1999Compil.
Workin'Lynyrd Skynyrd1999Single
Lyve From Steel TownLynyrd Skynyrd1999Album
Classic SkynyrdLynyrd Skynyrd1998Compil.
BerneiceLynyrd Skynyrd1998Single
Lyve From Steel TownLynyrd Skynyrd1998Album
Extended VersionsLynyrd Skynyrd1998Compil.
The Essential Lynyrd SkynyrdLynyrd Skynyrd1998Compil.
Bring It OnLynyrd Skynyrd1997Single
Talked Myself Right Into ItLynyrd Skynyrd1997Single
Travelin' ManLynyrd Skynyrd1997Single
TwentyLynyrd Skynyrd1997Album
Best - Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd1997Compil.
Home Is Where The Heart IsLynyrd Skynyrd1997Single
Collectybles Vol.3Lynyrd Skynyrd1997Compil.
Talked Myself Right Into ItLynyrd Skynyrd1997Album
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd1997Compil.
Old Time GreatsLynyrd Skynyrd1997Compil.
Southern CrossLynyrd Skynyrd Featuring Rick Medlocke And Molly Hatchet1996Album
White Knuckle Ride / Tearin' It UpLynyrd Skynyrd / Joe Diffie1996Single
White Knuckle RideLynyrd Skynyrd1996Single
Freebird The MovieLynyrd Skynyrd1996Album
Southern KnightsLynyrd Skynyrd1996Album
King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents Lynyrd SkynyrdLynyrd Skynyrd1995Album
Atlanta 1993Lynyrd Skynyrd1995Album
The Last FlightLynyrd Skynyrd1995Album
Free Bird / Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd1995Single
Skynyrd Summer Sampler '95Lynyrd Skynyrd1995Album
Gimme Back My Bullets & LegendLynyrd Skynyrd1995Compil.
Skynyrd Summer Sampler '95Lynyrd Skynyrd1995Single
Happiness Is A Warm GunLynyrd Skynyrd1995Compil.
Endangered SpeciesLynyrd Skynyrd1994Album
Made In SheffieldLynyrd Skynyrd1994Album
An Acoustic SamplerLynyrd Skynyrd1994Album
The Best Of Lynyrd SkynyrdLynyrd Skynyrd1994Compil.
Devil In The BottleLynyrd Skynyrd1994Single
Legends Of Rock - The Best OfLynyrd Skynyrd + Wishbone Ash1994Compil.
Free Bird - The Very BestLynyrd Skynyrd1994Compil.
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd1994Single
Down South Jukin'Lynyrd Skynyrd1994Single
Lynyrd Skynyrd - U.S.A. 1993Lynyrd Skynyrd1993Album
Can't Take That AwayLynyrd Skynyrd1993Single
Outlaw BikerLynyrd Skynyrd1993Album
Good Lovin's Hard To FindLynyrd Skynyrd1993Single
The Last RebelLynyrd Skynyrd1993Album
Still Burning StrongLynyrd Skynyrd1993Album
Lynyrd Skynyrd And Friends LiveLynyrd Skynyrd1993Single
Travis Tritt Interviews Lynyrd Skynyrd - Back To BackTravis Tritt & Lynyrd Skynyrd1993Album
Born To RunLynyrd Skynyrd1993Single
A RetrospectiveLynyrd Skynyrd1993Compil.
The Last RebelLynyrd Skynyrd1993Single
You Got That RightLynyrd Skynyrd1993Album
FreebirdLynyrd Skynyrd1992Album
FreebirdLynyrd Skynyrd1992Album
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd1992Single
1991Lynyrd Skynyrd1991Album
King Biscuit Flower HourLynyrd Skynyrd1991Album
Call Me The Breeze / Gimme Three StepsLynyrd Skynyrd1991Single
The Definitive Lynyrd Skynyrd CollectionLynyrd Skynyrd1991Compil.
All I Can Do Is Write About ItLynyrd Skynyrd1991Single
FreebirdLynyrd Skynyrd1991Album
Pure And SimpleLynyrd Skynyrd1991Single
Ten From The SwampLynyrd Skynyrd1991Compil.
Keeping The FaithLynyrd Skynyrd1991Single
Lynyrd SkynyrdLynyrd Skynyrd1991Compil.
Smokestack LightningLynyrd Skynyrd1991Single
1991Lynyrd Skynyrd1991Album
Double Trouble / Free BirdLynyrd Skynyrd1989Single
Gimme Back My BulletsLynyrd Skynyrd1988Album
Tribute TourLynyrd Skynyrd1988Album
Southern By The Grace Of God: Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Tour 1987Lynyrd Skynyrd1988Album
Swamp MusicLynyrd Skynyrd1988Album
In The Studio: Second HelpingLynyrd Skynyrd1988Album
LegendLynyrd Skynyrd1987Album
AnthologyLynyrd Skynyrd1987Compil.
Georgia PeachesLynyrd Skynyrd1987Single
What's Your NameLynyrd Skynyrd1987Compil.
Truck Drivin' ManLynyrd Skynyrd1987Album
When You Got Good Friends / Truck Drivin' ManLynyrd Skynyrd1987Single
The King Biscuit Flower HourLynyrd Skynyrd1986Album
The History Of Rock (Volume Thirty)Eagles / Lynyrd Skynyrd / Steely Dan / Little Feat1985Compil.
Free Bird / Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd1984Single
Sweet Home Alabama / Gimme Back My BulletsLynyrd Skynyrd1983Single
Dixie SpecialLynyrd Skynyrd1982Album
I've Been Your FoolLynyrd Skynyrd1982Single
In Loving Memory Of A Free BirdLynyrd Skynyrd1982Album
Best Of The RestLynyrd Skynyrd1982Compil.
The Lynyrd Skynyrd StoryLynyrd Skynyrd1982Compil.
Triple TripLynyrd Skynyrd1981Compil.
Sweet Home Alabama / Saturday Night SpecialLynyrd Skynyrd1980Single
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd1979Single
Gold & PlatinumLynyrd Skynyrd1979Compil.
You Got That RightLynyrd Skynyrd1978Single
Down South Jukin'Lynyrd Skynyrd1978Single
Down South Jukin'Lynyrd Skynyrd1978Single
Skynyrd's First And... LastLynyrd Skynyrd1978Album
Street SurvivorsLynyrd Skynyrd1977Album
The Last FlightLynyrd Skynyrd1977Album
Flyin' HighLynyrd Skynyrd1977Album
What's Your NameLynyrd Skynyrd1977Single
Cardiff PeachesLynyrd Skynyrd1976Album
One More From The RoadLynyrd Skynyrd1976Album
Free Bird / Gimme 3 StepsLynyrd Skynyrd1976Single
Free Bird / Sweet Home Alabama / Double TroubleLynyrd Skynyrd1976Album
Gimme Back My BulletsLynyrd Skynyrd1976Single
Double Trouble / Roll Gypsy RollLynyrd Skynyrd1976Single
Tuesday's GoneLynyrd Skynyrd1976Single
Travellin' ManLynyrd Skynyrd1976Single
One More From The RoadLynyrd Skynyrd1976Album
One More From The RoadLynyrd Skynyrd1976Album
Gimme Back My BulletsLynyrd Skynyrd1976Album
Change Of HeartBread / John Denver / Queen / Lynyrd Skynyrd1976Single
Gimme Three Steps / Travellin' ManLynyrd Skynyrd1976Single
Saturday Night SpecialLynyrd Skynyrd1975Single
Free Bird / Call Me The BreezeLynyrd Skynyrd1975Single
Nuthin' FancyLynyrd Skynyrd1975Album
The F.M. Broadcasts LiveLynyrd Skynyrd1975Album
Nightbird & Company: Cosmic Connections Presented By The US Army ReserveLed Zeppelin / David Gates / Lynyrd Skynyrd1975Album
Free BirdLynyrd Skynyrd1974Single
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd1974Single
Second HelpingLynyrd Skynyrd1974Album
Second HelpingLynyrd Skynyrd1974Album
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd1974Single
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd1974Single
Don't Ask Me No Questions / Take Your TimeLynyrd Skynyrd1974Single
Gimme Three Steps / Mr. BankerLynyrd Skynyrd1973Single
(Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd)Lynyrd Skynyrd1973Album
Need All My FriendsLynyrd Skynyrd1968Single
Christmas SamplerLynyrd Skynyrd / 38 SpecialAlbum
Free As A BirdLynyrd SkynyrdAlbum
Michelle / If I'm WrongLynyrd SkynyrdSingle
Three Of - Live 1975, 2004 & 2010Lynyrd SkynyrdAlbum
Free Bird / SearchingLynyrd SkynyrdSingle
100 Proof BluesLynyrd SkynyrdAlbum
Minos Was ThereLynyrd SkynyrdAlbum
Lynyrd Skynyrd 3-4Lynyrd SkynyrdAlbum
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