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  1. Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bret Michaels to play 2019 Stagecoach festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    Lynyrd Skynyrd wraps up its Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour on December 8 in Biloxi, Mississippi, but that doesn't mean that the Southern rock legends are quite ready to retire. In addition to a previously announced January 8 performance as part of the 2019 Southern Rock Cruise, the band has just been confirmed to play at the 13th annual Stagecoach festival, scheduled for April 26 to 28, 2019, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California.

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  2. Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash Movie Gets Green Light From Appeals CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | The New York Times

    A film about the 1977 plane crash that killed the lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ronnie Van Zant, and five others may finally see the light of day after a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday that the band's former drummer has a right to tell his life story, despite objections from others associated with the Southern rock group. The decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan overturned a lower court's injunction last year that blocked the film and music company Cleopatra from distributing the movie, "Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash."

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  3. Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and Sam Hunt anchor the Stagecoach 2019 lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Los Angeles Times

    ... and Jessie James Decker. In 2019, Stagecoach's classic rock-leaning camp will consist of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, hard rock-turned-country singer Bret Michaels and Welsh rock-soul-R&B-gospel singer Tom Jones. Vee also is further testing ...

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  4. What do you mean, - The Devil's beating his wife?' - you strange, strange manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    When my son finally arrived in Scotland to continue his education at the University of Stirling, he first stopped to eat at a restaurant in the town of Stirling. And what song was playing when he walked in the door? "Sweet Home Alabama," of course, by Lynyrd Skynyrd.

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  5. Legendary Lynrd Skynyrd Shows Fans in Lincoln Why They Rule Southern Rock on Farewell TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Fairbury Journal News

    Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame members , southern rock pioneers and simply survivors of the rigors of the road, Lynyrd Skynyrd stopped in Lincoln on Oct. 6 at PBA as part of their two-year long farewell tourand the group did not disappoint. The crowd, which was estimated by PBA officials to be at 5,000, was a mix of what Skynyrd lead singer Johnny Van Zant, called 'Three generations of Skynyrd fans,' clad primarily in denim, sporting gray ponytails and, of course, classic Skynyrd concert tees, coupled with folks wearing pressed jeans, new boots and checkered, button up shirts.

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  6. Court Lifts 'Blood Oath' Injunction on Lynyrd Skynyrd MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | FindLaw

    The members of the epic band Lynyrd Skynyrd may have taken a blood oath to never use the name Lynyrd Skynyrd again, but the Second Circuit Court of Appeals just ruled that their blood oath isn't strong enough to stop the Lynyrd Skynyrd movie , Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash , from being distributed and released. The district court ruled that the filmmaker could not release the film because it had partnered with one of the original members, Artimus Pyle, who had taken the blood oath.

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  7. After Being Denied, Artimus Pyle's Skynyrd Film Wins On AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | KOOL-FM Phoenix

    A federal appeals court in New York has ruled against Gary Rossington and the estates of members of Lynyrd Skynyrd , paving the way for the release of the Cleoptra Films movie, Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash . The film, based on former Skynyrd member Artimus Pyle 's recollections of the band's tragic 1977 plane crash was ruled in violation of a 1988 agreement last August.

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  8. Appeals Court Lifts Injunction on Lynyrd Skynyrd MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | FindLaw

    Street Survivor: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash, the movie about the fateful Lynyrd Skynyrd accident that killed three of the band's members, appears headed to a theater near you. Though the lower court initially blocked the film and music company, Cleopatra, from distributing the movie based on a consent decree between members of the band, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the consent decree was "sufficiently inconsistent ," and is letting the film progress to release.

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  9. Lynyrd Skynyrd film can be released despite band's opposition, says appeals courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | USA Today

    The decision came in a case involving a movie called "Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash." Lynyrd Skynyrd film can be released despite band's opposition, says appeals court The decision came in a case involving a movie called "Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash."

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  10. Lynyrd Skynyrd Members Lose 'Street Survivors' Film LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    They are allowed, however, to tell their own life stories. in June 2017 by Rossington, the only original member still in the band, and the estates of Ronnie Van Zant and Steve and Cassie Gaines - the three musicians killed in the crash.

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  11. Injunction blocking Lynyrd Skynyrd movie is overturnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Reuters

    Surviving members of Lynyrd Skynyrd cannot block the release of a movie created with help from a former drummer, and which depicted the plane crash that killed the southern rock band's lead singer, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Lynyrd Skynyrd lead vocalist Johnny Van Zant and Gary Rossington perform during the iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., September 22, 2018.

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  12. Appeals Court rules Lynyrd Skynyrd biopic can be releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    A New York federal appeals court has reversed a judge's injunction against the release of a Lynyrd Skynyrd biopic focusing on the tragic 1977 plane crash that claimed the life of lead singer Ronnie Van Zant and other band members, according to The Hollywood Reporter . Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington , singer Johnny Van Zant and the estates of deceased band members Ronnie Van Zant , Steve Gaines and Allen Collins , sued to block production of the film Street Survivor: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash , in 2017, claiming it violated a 1988 consent order signed by ex-Skynyrd drummer Artimus Pyle - whose story provides the basis for the movie - prohibiting him from using the group's name.

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  13. Appeals court: Lynyrd Skynyrd film can be releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    This Oct. 20, 1977 file photo shows the wreckage of a plane in a wooded area near McComb, Miss., where six people were killed, including three members of the music group Lynyrd Skynyrd. A New York federal appeals court says a new Lynyrd Skynyrd film, "Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash," can be released despite a dispute over the band's intentions.

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  14. NY court: Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash movie can be releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | The Post-Standard

    A new Lynyrd Skynyrd film can be released despite a dispute over the band's intentions after a federal appeals court ruled in its favor Wednesday. The decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan came in a case involving a movie called "Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash."

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  15. Legal ban releasing film on plane crash that killed founders of Lynyrd Skynyrd is REVERSEDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Daily Mail

    Pyle teamed up with Cleopatra Films to re-create his memories of the crash and time with Van Zandt In 2017 the band and heirs' of the deceased filed a suit to block the movie and the block was granted citing the agreement A New York federal appeals court says a new Lynyrd Skynyrd film can be released despite a dispute over the band's intentions not to profit over the tragic plane crash that killed its founding members. US District Judge Robert Sweet previously decided the film violated a 'blood oath' made by bandmembers not to exploit the group's name after a 1977 plane crash that killed its lead singer and songwriter, Ronnie Van Zant and members Steve and Cassie Gaines.

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  16. Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash film can be released following court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | The Belfast Telegraph

    Band members made a 'blood oath' not to exploit the group's name after a 1977 plane crash that killed its lead singer and songwriter, Ronnie Van Zant. A New York federal appeals court says a new Lynyrd Skynyrd film can be released despite a dispute over the band's intentions not to profit over the plane crash that killed its founding members.

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  17. Music Can Save Lives: A Playlist for Perfect CPR Chest CompressionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Kottke.org

    ... songs familiar to lifesavers of all generations, from Book of Love by the Monotones to Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd to Walk Like an Egyptian by The Bangles to Sorry by Justin Bieber. Stayin' Alive or Justin Timberlake's Rock Your Body are ...

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  18. Appeals Court Reverses Ban on Lynyrd Skynyrd MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Billboard

    Heirs of two band members killed in a 1977 plane crash sued over the movie, and a subsequent injunction had press advocates sounding the alarm about prior restraints. The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has lifted a judge's injunction against Street Survivor: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash .

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  19. Twin Cities concerts of the week: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Joan Baez, Death Cab for CutieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Star Tribune

    Big gigs for the week of Oct. 5-11, also including Jade Bird, Four Fists and the PRN Alumni Foundation's second annual Funk 'n' Roll Weekend. Lynyrd Skynyrd: On their farewell tour, the Southern rock standard-bearers are focusing on their pre-plane crash heyday, which means Johnny Van Zant will be singing the songs his brother Ronnie made famous, including "That Smell," "Sweet Home Alabama" and, of course, "Free Bird."

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  20. AEG, SMG & Lynyrd Skynyrd Take Home Honors at IEBA AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Billboard

    Mark Matejka, Rickey Medlocke and Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd perform onstage during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on Sept. 22, 2018 in Las Vegas.

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