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Artimus Pyle, Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer. Served 1967-71 as a SGT in aviation. He joined Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1974. He survived the 1977 plane crash that killed Ronnie Van Zant, Cassie Gaines and Steve Gaines
Lynyrd Skynyrd. Arguably the greatest Southern Rock band of all time. Of the original line-up, only Gary Rossington (second from right) remains alive and with the group, which is still performing at the time of this post (Sep, 2012).
I keep seeing pins about lynard skynard being one the greatest southern rock bands, I say they were one of the greatest rock bands period.
January 23 - d. Allen Collins, American musician (b. 1952) Lynyrd Skynyrd
lynyrd skynyrd superdome 1975 & no arena 1999(?) plus many others
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Simple Man - 1973 Album = Lynyrd Skynyrd (debut album) Song Lyrics Image Ronnie Van Zant
Lynyrd Skynyrd...My daughter absolutely loves this song, and has always been one of my favorites.
Southern by the Grace of God by Jessica Gonzalez, via Behance
Lynyrd Skynyrd's Ronnie Van Zant - he always sang barefooted so he could feel the music resonate off the stage. Roll down the windows, crank up Freebird and Gimme Three Steps!
Ronnie Van Zant (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Steve Gaines, Lynyrd Skynyrd
Lynyrd Skynyrd 1977 Tour Poster