RS #403: Lynyrd Skynyrd – (pronounced ‘lĕh-’nérd ‘skin-’nérd)


Lynyrd Skynyrd, (pronounced ‘lĕh-’nérd ‘skin-’nérd)

Release Date: 1973
Previously Owned: No
First Time Listen: Yes
Lynryd Skynrd
Other bands named after gym-teachers: Alice Cooper, Led Zeppelin, The National, and Das EFX.
Impressions: Lynyrd Skynryd's weird name (in honor of a gym teacher,) Southern-fried boogie rock, tragic plane-crash history and long soloing is all very easy to make fun of. Most people (especially us who are not Southern By The Grace Of God) do this reflexively, like those smartasses that shout "Freebird" at any concert, without … Continue Reading ››