Ronnie Van Zant

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Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Johnny Van Zant: ‘I’m Gonna Stand Behind Our President’

No matter the year or the lineup, Lynyrd Skynyrd has always been a band whose members have no fear about speaking their mind. Late singer/lyricist Ronnie Van Zant famously gave Neil Young a verbal smack-down […]

01/25/2013

Lynyrd Skynyrd Jr. t-shirt with Confederate logo

Lynyrd Skynyrd Stirs Up Confederate Flag Controversy: Experts Weigh In

“I’ve been a fan ever since the band began, and I have every Skynyrd album that has ever been released. If Skynyrd drops the flag, I’ll drop Skynyrd.” — A comment on Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Facebook page

09/28/2012

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Hall of Famers, 2005 (Getty Images/Scott Gries)

Rock Flashback: Lynyrd Skynyrd And The State Of Southern Rock In 1977

Rock fans like to ponder the great what-ifs: what if [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm] or [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Janis Joplin[/lastfm] or [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jim Croce[/lastfm] or [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Buddy Holly[/lastfm] or [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm] had avoided their untimely deaths? What […]

10/21/2011

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