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On August 10, 1999.

On August 10, 1999, “CMC International” label released “Edge of Forever”, the tenth Lynyrd Skynyrd studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Ron Nevison.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Van Zant- vocals, harmonica
  • Gary Rossington- lead, rhythm, slide and acoustic guitars
  • Billy Powell- piano, keyboards
  • Leon Wilkeson- bass
  • Rickey Medlocke– vocals, lead, rhythm, slide and acoustic guitars, harmonica
  • Hughie Thomasson– vocals, lead, rhythm, slide and acoustic guitars
  • Kenny Aronoff– drums
  • Dale Krantz-Rossington, Carol Chase – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Workin’ – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  2. Full Moon Night – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  3. Preacher Man – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  4. Mean Streets – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  5. Tomorrow’s Goodbye – Gary Burr, Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  6. Edge of Forever – Rickey Medlocke, Jim Peterik, Johnny Van Zant
  7. Gone Fishin’ – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  8. Through It All – Jim Peterik, Johnny Van Zant, Robert White Johnson
  9. Money Back Guarantee – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  10. W.T.G.G.- Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  11. Rough Around the Edges – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  12. FLA – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant

 

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On October 17, 1977.

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On October 17, 1977, “MCA” label released “Street Survivors”, the fifth Lynyrd Skynyrd studio album. It was recorded April – August 1977, at “Criteria Studios” in Miami, Florida; “Studio One” in Doraville, Georgia, and “Muscle Shoals Sound Studios” in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and was produced by Tom Dowd, Jimmy Johnson and Tim Smith. “Street Survivors” was the last Lynyrd Skynyrd album recorded by original members Ronnie Van Zant and Allen Collins, and is the sole Lynyrd Skynyrd studio recording by guitarist Steve Gaines. Three days after the album’s release, the band’s chartered airplane crashed en route to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, killing the pilot, co-pilot, the group’s assistant road-manager and three band members (Van Zant, Gaines, and Gaines’ older sister, backup singer Cassie Gaines), and severely injuring most who survived the crash. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Ronnie Van Zant– lead vocals
  • Steve Gaines– guitar, backing vocals, lead vocal, co-lead vocal
  • Allen Collins– guitar
  • Gary Rossington– guitar
  • Billy Powell– keyboards
  • Leon Wilkeson– bass, backing vocals
  • Artimus Pyle– drums
  • The Honkettes(JoJo Billingsley, Cassie Gaines, Leslie Hawkins) – backing vocals
  • Ed King– guitar
  • Greg T. Walker – bass
  • Rickey Medlocke– drums, backing vocals
  • Tim Smith – backing vocals
  • Barry Lee Harwood – dobro

Track listing:

  1. What’s Your Name – Gary Rossington,Ronnie Van Zant
  2. That Smell – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
  3. One More Time – Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
  4. I Know a Little – Steve Gaines
  5. You Got That Right – Steve Gaines, Ronnie Van Zant
  6. I Never Dreamed – Steve Gaines, Ronnie Van Zant
  7. Honky Tonk Night Time Man – Merle Haggard
  8. Ain’t No Good Life – Steve Gaines

 

On April 15, 1974.

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On April 15, 1974, “Sounds of the South” label released “Second Helping”, the second Lynyrd Skynyrd album. It was recorded in January 1974, at “Record Plant Studios”, in Los Angeles, except track “Sweet Home Alabama”, recorded in June 1973, at “Studio One” in Doraville, Georgia, and was produced by Al Kooper. In 1987, the album was certified 2x Platinum by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Ronnie Van Zant– lead vocals
  • Gary Rossington– guitar
  • Allen Collins– guitar
  • Ed King– guitar, backing vocals, bass
  • Billy Powell– keyboards
  • Leon Wilkeson– bass, backing vocals
  • Bob Burns– drums
  • Mike Porter – drums
  • Merry Clayton,Clydie King, Sherlie Matthews – background vocals
  • Bobby Keys, Trevor Lawrence and Steve Madaio – horns
  • Al Kooper– backing vocals, piano

Track listing:

  1. Sweet Home Alabama – Ed King,Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
  2. I Need You – Ed King, Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
  3. Don’t Ask Me No Questions – Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
  4. Workin’ for MCA – Ed King, Ronnie Van Zant
  5. The Ballad of Curtis Loew – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
  6. Swamp Music – Ed King, Ronnie Van Zant
  7. The Needle and the Spoon – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
  8. Call Me the Breeze – J. J. Cale

 

On March 24, 1975.

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On March 24, 1975, “MCA” label released “Nuthin’ Fancy”, the third Lynyrd Skynyrd studio album. It was recorded at “WEBB IV Studios” in Atlanta, January 1975, except for track 1, recorded at “Studio One” in Doraville” in Georgia, August 1974, and was produced by Al Kooper. In July 1975, the album was certified platinum by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Ronnie Van Zant– lead vocals
  • Allen Collins– guitar
  • Ed King– guitar
  • Gary Rossington– guitar
  • Billy Powell– keyboards
  • Leon Wilkeson– bass guitar
  • Artimus Pyle– drums, percussion
  • Barry Harwood – dobro,mandolin
  • Jimmy Hall –harmonica
  • David Foster – piano
  • Bobbye Hall– percussion

Track listing:

  1. Saturday Night Special – Ed King andRonnie Van Zant
  2. Cheatin’ Woman – Al Kooper,Gary Rossington, amd Eonnie Van Zant
  3. Railroad Song – Ed King and Ronnie Van Zant
  4. I’m a Country Boy – Allen Collins and Ronnie Van Zant
  5. On the Hunt – Allen Collins and Ronnie Van Zant
  6. Am I Losin’ – Gary Rossington and Ronnie Van Zant
  7. Made in the Shade – Ronnie Van Zant
  8. Whiskey Rock-a-Roller – Ed King,Billy Powell and Ronnie Van Zant

 

On February 16, 1993.

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On February 16, 1993, “Atlantic” label released “The Last Rebel”, the seventh Lynyrd Skynyrd studio album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Emerald Sound Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Barry Beckett.

Personnel:

  • Gary Rossington– guitar
  • Ed King– guitar
  • Johnny Van Zant– lead vocals
  • Leon Wilkeson– bass
  • Billy Powell– piano, Hammond organ, synthesizer
  • Randall Hall – guitar
  • Kurt Custer –drums, percussion
  • Dale Krantz Rossington –background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Good Lovin’s Hard to Find – Ed King,Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Robert White Johnson
  2. One Thing – Kurt Custer, Ed King, Dale Krantz-Rossington, Rossington, J. Van Zant
  3. Can’t Take That Away – Michael Lunn, J. Van Zant, Robert White Johnson
  4. Best Things in Life – Tom Keifer, Rossington, J. Van Zant
  5. The Last Rebel – Lunn, Rossington, J. Van Zant, White Johnson
  6. Outta Hell in My Dodge – Randall Hall, King, J. Van Zant, White Johnson
  7. Kiss Your Freedom Goodbye – Ed King, J. Van Zant
  8. South of Heaven – Michael Lunn, Rossington, J. Van Zant, White Johnson
  9. Love Don’t Always Come Easy – Ed King, J. Van Zant
  10. Born to Run – Ed King, Rossington,Donnie Van Zant, J. Van Zant

On February 2, 1976.

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On February 2, 1976, “MCA” released “Gimme Back My Bullets”, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s fourth studio album. It was recorded September – November 1975, at the “Record Plant” in Los Angeles and at Capricorn Studios, Macon, and was produce by Tom Dowd.

Personnel:

  • Ronnie Van Zant– lead vocals, lyrics
  • Allen Collins– guitars
  • Gary Rossington– guitars
  • Billy Powell– keyboards
  • Leon Wilkeson– bass, background vocals
  • Artimus Pyle– drums, percussion
  • The Honkettes- background vocals
  • Lee Freeman – harp
  • Barry Lee Harwood – dobro, mandolin

Track listing:

  1. Gimme Back My Bullets – Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
  2. Every Mother’s Son – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
  3. Trust – Allen Collins, Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
  4. (I Got the) Same Old Blues – J. J. Cale
  5. Double Trouble – Allen Collins and Ronnie Van Zant
  6. Roll Gypsy Roll – Allen Collins, Gary Rossington and Ronnie Van Zant
  7. Searching – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant
  8. Cry for the Bad Man – Allen Collins, Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
  9. All I Can Do Is Write About It – Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant