Reply to this topicStart new topic
> Skynyrd Ruled The World
What's your favorite Lynyrd Skynyrd track
Vote!
Gimme Three Steps [ 0 ] ** [0.00%]
Simple Man [ 2 ] ** [12.50%]
Tuesday's Gone [ 3 ] ** [18.75%]
Freebird [ 5 ] ** [31.25%]
Sweet Home Alabama [ 4 ] ** [25.00%]
Other [ 2 ] ** [12.50%]
Total Votes: 16
Guests cannot vote 
Kristofer Dahl
post Dec 1 2010, 11:11 AM
Post #1


GMC Founder & Rocker
Group Icon

Group: GMC Instructor
Posts: 14.958
Joined: 15-August 05
From: Stockholm, Sweden
Member No.: 2



Southern rock has overwhelmed the world since the 70's. Lynyrd Skynyrd has been one of the most influential southern rock bands to this day. Check out Deness' new "Southern Skynyrd" lesson today.

Let us know which tune you dig the most? Where were you when you first heard it? How old where you when you first heard it?


--------------------
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Mudbone
post Dec 1 2010, 11:17 AM
Post #2


Learning Apprentice Player
*

Group: Members
Posts: 1.750
Joined: 6-May 10
From: Charlotte, NC (residence)/Boston, MA (home) USA
Member No.: 10.329



The first Skynyrd song I remember hearing was "That Smell"; this was when I was about 7 or 8 years old. My mom used to sing it to my uncle, who reportedly had a severe flatulence problem at the time.


--------------------


He who laughs last thinks slowest.

"That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence." - Christopher Hitchens


Gear:

Guitars: Uncle Rufus' Twanger Classic
Amps: Mississippi Boom Box
Mojo: Hammer of Odin and a pair of Ox gonads
Inspiration: Samuel Adams Boston Lager

Zero to Hero: 1,387/10,000

Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Nielzsz
post Dec 1 2010, 12:24 PM
Post #3


Learning Roadie
*

Group: Members
Posts: 163
Joined: 15-September 10
From: Netherlands
Member No.: 11.180



mine was sweet home alabama smile.gif
I first thought it was, black betty. But found out it was a cover from ram jam wink.gif


--------------------
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Gilmore
post Dec 1 2010, 01:45 PM
Post #4


GMC:er
*

Group: Members
Posts: 342
Joined: 2-October 07
From: Reykjavik, Iceland
Member No.: 2.932



Most people probably first heard Sweet home Alabama.

I remember one day in 1994 I think, I layed in my sofa and listening to a mixed tape with classic rock tunes my friend made me. I fell asleep and in my dream I heard this CRAZY guitarsolo that went on forever. Some days later I remembered that dream and searched the tape for some crazy guitar solo, and of course I found it.........Freebird. smile.gif

One of my favourite bands for sure.





--------------------
Electric Guitars: Gibson SG 61´ Reissue, Gibson Les Paul Classic, Fender Standard American Stratocaster (2008 OW RW) , Fender Standard American Stratocaster (2003 2TSB MPL), Ibanez Prestige RG2570E, Warmoth Telecaster (BlueBurst), Warmoth Custom (CherryBurst).
Accoustic Guitars: Ovation Custom Legend, Ovation Legend (12 string), Martin 000-15M.
Classical Guitars: Jose Ramirez 125 Ano (Cedar), Manuel Rodriguez Model D (Spruce).
Bass: Ibanez SRX500.
Keyboard: M-Audio Keystation 88es.
Recording interface: Focusrite Saffire Pro 24 DPS.
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Fran
post Dec 1 2010, 05:51 PM
Post #5


Learning Rock Star - Wiki Coordinator
Group Icon

Group: GMC Senior
Posts: 7.834
Joined: 20-November 07
From: Spain
Member No.: 3.338



I voted Sweet home alabama, though Freebird is a close second wink.gif


--------------------
Guitars:
Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster, Ibanez RG2570MZ, Epiphone SG G-400
Amp:
Vox AC4TVH head + V112TV cab
Effects:
Vox Satchurator, Vox Time Machine, Dunlop CryBaby, Boss MT-2, Boss CE-5, Boss TU-2, Boss ME-70
Recording:
Line-6 POD X3 + FBV-Express, Pandora PX5D

GMC wants YOU to take part in our Guitar-Wikipedia!
Have a good time reading great articles and writing your own with us in our GUITAR WIKI!
Share your playing and get Pro-advice from our Instructors: Join REC
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Gitarrero
post Dec 1 2010, 08:48 PM
Post #6


Accomplished Rock Star
Group Icon

Group: Student Instructor
Posts: 4.051
Joined: 24-June 08
From: Rottweil, Germany
Member No.: 5.361



Of course the first song I heard of Skynyrd was Sweet Home Alabama, but Free Bird just blew me away when I heard it and is still my favourite.


--------------------
Check my band project with fellow GMCer VilleFIN
Facebook
Youtube
Soundcloud
Twitter
Instagram



Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Ivan Milenkovic
post Dec 1 2010, 10:52 PM
Post #7


Instructor
Group Icon

Group: GMC Instructor
Posts: 25.396
Joined: 20-November 07
From: Belgrade, Serbia
Member No.: 3.341



Oh my God, what a list of songs. This is impossible to choose smile.gif) Dunno, Alabama is legendary, although I like Tuesday's Gone too. OFC Freebird is awesome as well.. biggrin.gif


--------------------
- Ivan's Video Chat Lesson Notes HERE
- Check out my GMC Profile and Lessons
- (Please subscribe to my) YouTube Official Channel
- Let's be connected through ! Facebook! :)
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
The Uncreator
post Dec 1 2010, 11:27 PM
Post #8


Fire Up The Blades, Moderator
Group Icon

Group: GMC Senior
Posts: 8.933
Joined: 6-March 07
From: St. Petersburg, Florida
Member No.: 1.304



its cheesy to pick freebird, but the solo is just amazing. smile.gif
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Praetorian
post Dec 2 2010, 01:03 AM
Post #9


Learning Apprentice Player & Challenge Star
*

Group: Members
Posts: 1.994
Joined: 10-March 08
From: Albany NY USA
Member No.: 4.521



Simple Man...without a doubt. Tuesday's Gone would be my second pick though!


--------------------
Ben
___________________________________________
"PLAY YOUR DAMN GUITAR!!"
- Kirk Hammett

Fender American Standard Stratocaster
Ibanez RG4EXQM1
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
jafomatic
post Dec 2 2010, 01:21 AM
Post #10


GMC:er
*

Group: Members
Posts: 1.049
Joined: 6-May 09
From: Austin, TX
Member No.: 7.145



Weird timing! My pick from that list is also a song that was in my head all last weekend after watching Dazed and Confused for the zillionth time and then again today because just this morning Jesse (he might still be around here on GMC) sent me a link to a live performance of it.

Tuesday's Gone. Sweet Home & Freebird are good but they get a little tiresome.


--------------------
::jafomatic


http://jafomatic.net/tunes/ <-- Here lies the master collection of my collaboration and other improvisation recordings.

Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
JamesT
post Dec 2 2010, 03:01 AM
Post #11


Accomplished Tone Master
*

Group: Members
Posts: 757
Joined: 12-April 08
From: USA, NV
Member No.: 4.872



My older brother was really into Lynyrd Skynyrd when we were growing up so they are one of the first guitar oriented bands that I was exposed to. I had most of their albums on vinyl back in the day. The ones you listed are definately some of my favs, but I voted "other" probably just cause there were so many "less commercial" tunes from Skynyrd that were just awesome. The song writing, the guitar playing, and how they were able to utilize three guitars very effectively in a band was just killer. I think they have a song called "You got that right" from their last album (before Ronnie Van Zant died in a plane crash) that would rank at the top of the "other" category for me. Check it out if you're not familiar with it.

This post has been edited by JamesT: Dec 2 2010, 03:04 AM


--------------------


Check out my YouTube Channel
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Bear Rose
post Dec 3 2010, 11:23 PM
Post #12


Beginner Instructor
Group Icon

Group: GMC Instructor
Posts: 472
Joined: 11-April 07
Member No.: 1.524



So hard to choose! Freebird is amazing, as is Simple Man, and Sweet Home Alabama is THE trademark for southern rock, but I've got to go with.....

Tuesday's Gone

Something about that song evokes a beautiful emotion every time I hear it, and that's what music is all about!


--------------------
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post

Reply to this topicStart new topic
1 User(s) are reading this topic (1 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members:

 


RSS Lo-Fi Version Time is now: 18th January 2017 - 05:22 AM