Lynyrd Skynyrd (pronounced LEN-ərd-SKIN-ərd) is an American rock band best known for popularizing the Southern rock genre during the 1970s. Originally formed in 1964 as My Backyard in Jacksonville, Florida, the band was also known by names such as The Noble Five and One Percent, before finally deciding on "Lynyrd Skynyrd" in 1969. The band gained worldwide recognition for its live performances and signature songs "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Free Bird". At the peak of their success, two band members and a backup singer died in an airplane crash in 1977, putting an abrupt end to the band's most popular incarnation. The band has sold 28 million records in the United States.
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The next 30 songs from Eric Church‘s 61 Days in Church include live covers of The Band, Dolly Parton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bob Seger, Bobby Bare, Marc Cohn, Little Feat and more. The latest release also features live selections from Church’s discography —…
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