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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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In July 1981.

In July 1981, “Atco” label released “Marauder”, the fifth Blackfoot studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Subterranean Studio” in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and was produced by Al Nalli, and Henry Weck.

Personnel:

  • Rickey Medlocke– lead vocals, guitar
  • Charlie Hargrett – guitar
  • Greg T. Walker– bass guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Jakson Spires – drums, percussion, vocals
  • Henry Weck – percussion
  • Shorty Medlocke– banjo intro
  • Magic Rooster, Pat McCaffrey – horns, keyboards
  • David Cavender – trumpet
  • Donna Davis, Pamela Vincent – backing vocals
  • Henry Weck – engineer
  • Andy de Ganhal – mixing assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Medlocke and Jakson Spires, except where noted.

  1. Good Morning
  2. Payin’ for It
  3. Diary of a Workingman
  4. Too Hard to Handle
  5. Fly Away
  6. Dry County
  7. Fire of the Drago
  8. Rattlesnake Rock ‘n’ Roller – Shorty Medlocke, Rick Medlocke, Jackson Spire
  9. Searchin’

 

In April 1979.

In April 1979, “Atco” label released “Strikes”, the third Blackfoot studio album. It was recorded 1978-1979, at “Subterranean Studio”, Ann Arbor, Michigan; “Sound Suite Studios” in Detroit, “Bee Jay Studios” in Orlando, Florida, and was produced by Al Nalli and Henry Weck. In 1986 the album was certified Platinum in the U.S. by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Rickey Medlocke- lead vocals, guitar
  • Charlie Hargrett – guitar
  • Greg T. Walker- bass guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Jakson Spires – drums, percussion, vocals
  • Pat McCaffrey – keyboards
  • Shorty Medlocke- harmonica
  • Cub Koda- harmonica
  • Donna D. Davis – backing vocals
  • Pamela T. Vincent – backing vocals
  • Cynthia M. Douglas – backing vocals
  • Henry “H-Bomb” Weck – percussion, recording engineer

Track listing:

  1. Road Fever – Rickey Medlocke
  2. I Got a Line on You– Randy California
  3. Left Turn on a Red Light – Rickey Medlocke, Jakson Spires
  4. Pay My Blues – Blues Image
  5. Baby Blue – Rickey Medlocke, Charlie Hargrett, Jakson Spires
  6. Wishing Well – Paul Rodgers, Paul Kossoff, Tetsu Yamauchi, John Bundrick, Simon Kirke
  7. Run and Hide – Rickey Medlocke, Jakson Spires
  8. Train Train (prelude) – Shorty Medlocke
  9. Train Train – Shorty Medlocke
  10. Highway Song – Rickey Medlocke, Jakson Spires

 

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