Lynyrd Skynyrd Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Shantytown Releases the Single 'Redneck'; Van Zant Legacy Continues...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    NORTH PORT, FL, April 08, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Shantytown, the Van Zant legacy continues... Any true fan of Rock & Roll can tell you about the Van Zant family of Jacksonville, Florida . They have produced three-major bands: "Lynyrd Skynyrd", "38 Special" and the "Johnny Van Zant Band".

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  2. 3 Doors Down's Chris Henderson Talks Gear and New Album, 'Us and the Night'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Guitar World

    ... Scorpions and Def Leppard. The guitar tones on those albums were so great. Then I started gravitating toward Lynyrd Skynyrd and the blues and began teaching myself that. Gary Rossington and Allen Collins became two of my main influences, and I still ...

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  3. Another music weekend in Boston: Where are you going?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... to Showcase Live, 23 Patriot Place, in Foxboro on Friday, January 15 and will be playing most of those Lynyrd Skynyrd hits including, Sweet Home Alabama, Free Bird, Gimme Three Steps, and What's Your Name. Special guests opening the night, are The ...

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  4. Almanac for Friday, Jan. 15, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include French playwright Moliere in 1622; signer of the Declaration of Independence Philip Livingston in 1716; outlaw Cole Younger in 1844; Swedish clergyman and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nathan Soderblom in 1866; nuclear physicist Edward Teller in 1908; drummer Gene Krupa in 1909; actor Lloyd Bridges in 1913; Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1918; civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Martin Luther King Jr. in 1929; actor Margaret O'Brien in 1937 ; Lynyrd Skynyrd lead singer Ronnie Van Zant in 1948; actor Andrea Martin in 1947 ; actor Mario Van Peebles in 1957 ; actor Chad Lowe in 1968 ; pro football quarterback Drew Brees in 1979 ; rapper Pitbull in 1981 .

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  5. Jacksonville Beach's iconic Freebird club closing after 16 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    Melody and Judy Van-Zant, owners of Freebird Live are closing the music venue after 16 years Friday, January 8, 2016 in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. In 1999, Judy Van Zant and her daughter Melody opened up a restaurant in Jacksonville Beach as a tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd: Think Hard Rock Cafe, except with Skynyrd memorabilia.

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  6. Son of Skynyrd loyal to its classic southern rock soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | The Times-Tribune

    TRIBUNE Bobby DelSapio plays as part of the "three-guitar attack sound" that Sons of Skynyrd is known for. SPECIAL TO THE TIMES-TRIBUNE Sons of Skynyrd frequently welcomes guest vocalists and musicians to join them onstage to play a variety of southern rock hits, with a main focus on covering Lynyrd Skynyrd.

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  7. Guitar Talk: High Maintenance Beauty - Gibson Firebird Non-Reverse DesignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2011 | The Baseball Journals

    ... Winter, Keith Richards, Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones, Paul Raymond of UFO, and the late Allen Collins of Lynyrd Skynyrd (both Pete Way of UFO and the late Leon Wilkerson of Lynryd Skynrd used Thunderbirds as main bass rides at points in their ...

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  8. Raider Fan Tom Hanks Types Beautiful Letter to Ken Stabler's DaughtersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Breitbart.com

    ... In Ken Stabler's last moments in the temporal plane in July, the former Crimson Tide quarterback blared Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama" and Van Morrison's "When the Leaves Come Falling Down" on his speakers. One gleans the impression that, "In ...

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  9. Read The Heartwarming Letter Tom Hanks Wrote To Ken Stabler's DaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    ... the Raiders in 1976. When Stabler passed away in July he went out while listening to "Sweet Home Alabama" by Lynyrd Skynyrd. (RELATED: LeBron James Sends Heartwarming Letter To Terminally Ill Teenage Fan) It's stories like this that remind us all ...

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  10. REVIEW: Led by singer Luke Spiller, The Struts give raucous retro rock show at Philly's TLARead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | The Morning Call

    ... dual-guitar attack on "Melody for Lovers" and "Loose From the Noose," which also incorporated a riff from Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Freebird," and hooky '70s radio rock in the rest of its 20 minutes on stage. The group wasn't a nicely nuanced as it was at ...

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  11. Jenn's interview with Johnny Van Zant from Lynyrd SkynyrdRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | 98ROCK Tampa

    This isn't Jenn and Johnny's first interaction. Years earlier the two met up at a Walmart. Jenn remembers the meeting, but did Johnny? You'll have to listen to the interview.

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  12. Popular N.J. band is tearful, triumphant in final performanceRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    ... Muccino's six-string was dynamic and sharp throughout. The album's closer "I'm Not There" was reminiscent of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Tuesday's Gone." It's too bad "Deliverance" didn't sell - the tracks were well-balanced and energetic in the live setting. ...

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  13. Lynyrd Skynyrd Cancel Remaining 2015 Tour Dates Due to Gary Rossington's HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Guitar World

    Lynyrd Skynyrd have announced they'll be canceling or rescheduling their two remaining 2015 dates so that founding member Gary Rossington can recuperate from his recent heart procedures. Lynyrd Skynyrd have plans to resume touring next year and are among the acts slated for the annual Tortuga Music Festival April 15 to 17 at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park, Florida.

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  14. The Weeknd Tops List of Most Thumbs-Upped on Pandora This Year; Adele's '25' Now StreamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Billboard

    ... the highest being "Blank Space" at No. 6. A few artists outside mainstream pop also made the tally, including Lynyrd Skynyrd ("Sweet Home Alabama"), Ben E. King ("Stand By Me") and Journey ("Don't Stop Believing'"). According to Pandora, the ...

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  15. Lynyrd Skynyrd Cancel December Tour Dates Over Guitarist's HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | RollingStone

    Lynyrd Skynyrd fans will have to wait until 2016 for their next chance to see the band perform live. The members of the pioneering Southern rock group announced via Facebook this week that they will be canceling or rescheduling their two remaining dates in 2015 so that founding member Gary Rossington can recuperate from recent heart procedures.

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    Nov 24, 2015 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Veteran rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd have pulled their remaining tour dates for 2015 to allow guitarist Gary Rossington time to recover from a recent heart attack. The musician was hospitalized in early October after suffering the cardiac arrest , days before he had been due to undergo heart surgery.

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    Nov 24, 2015 | WJZW-FM Washington

    As founding Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington continues to recuperate from a heart attack he suffered in early October, the band has decided to cancel the remaining two dates on its 2015 schedule. A message posted on the legendary Southern rockers' official Facebook page explains, "After further evaluation and continued treatment by his Doctors, Gary Rossington is taking the remainder of 2015 off from touring to concentrate on recuperating from his recent heart procedures."

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  18. Lynyrd Skynyrd Cancels Final Two Shows of 2015 as Gary Rossington...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    As founding Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington continues to recuperate from a heart attack he suffered in early October, the band has decided to cancel the remaining two dates on its 2015 schedule. A message posted on the legendary Southern rockers' official Facebook page explains, "After further evaluation and continued treatment by his Doctors, Gary Rossington is taking the remainder of 2015 off from touring to concentrate on recuperating from his recent heart procedures."

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  19. Gary Rossington's Ill Health Prompts Lynyrd Skynyrd To Cancel Rest Of 2015 TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    ... during treatment, and his health crisis prompted the band to postpone a pair of shows later that month. Now Lynyrd Skynyrd have decided to take the rest of the year off as 63-year-old Rossington, who underwent a heart bypass in 2003, has yet to ...

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  20. Southern music playlist for holiday travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... because who wants to listen to slow stuff while on a road trip? No "Sweet Home," because as fantastic as that Lynyrd Skynyrd rocker is it's also way played-out in this context. So here are 25 other tracks. They include songs by Southern artists, ...

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