Johnny Sandlin - Skynyrd.com

Johnny Sandlin is one of the most influential figures in the history of southern music and rock and roll. He passed away Sep 19, 2017. Originally from Decatur, Georgia, Sandlin was one of the original members of Hour Glass with Duane and Gregg Allman. He went on to engineer and produce some of the most…Continue Reading “Legendary Engineer, Producer, Musician Johnny Sandlin”

Skynyrd Hoodies in the Skynyrd.com Merch Store

I know it’s still February and most of us are still freezing our butts off. But it won’t be long now until the weather starts warming up some. And that’s the perfect time to break out the hoodies! I’ve been stocking up on great looking hoodies in the Skynyrd.com Merch Store. I’ve started out by…Continue Reading “Hoodies In The Merch Store!”

Remembering Billy Powell

  Remembering Billy Powell on this day of his passing… – Fans of Southern Rock “You mean to tell me, you’ve been playing the piano like that and you’ve been workin’ for us for a year. We need a keyboard player”, Ronnie Van Zant Lynyrd Skynyrd keyboardist, Billy Powell passed away unexpectedly from a heart…Continue Reading “Remembering Billy Powell”

Little Feat and Mick Taylor - Skynyrd.com Blog

A couple days ago, Little Feat posted a Happy 66th Birtday to Mick Taylor on their Facebook page. And for the occasion, they shared some rare footage from 1977 at the Rainbow Theatre in London with Mr Taylor sitting in with the band. This is some really good footage and white a joy to watch….Continue Reading “Little Feat Says Happy Birthday To Mick Taylor”

Skynyrd.com Merch Shop

  I’m happy to announce that I just launched the new Skynyrd.com Merch Shop. Loaded with great items from your favorite Southern Rock and Classic Rock Bands. You know you used to have your favorite band shirt, from that awesome concert you went to when you were still in High School. (You do remember it, right?)…Continue Reading “Introducing: The Skynyrd.com Merch Shop”

Duane Allman's Guitars - Skynyrd.com Blog

Duane Allman’s Three Beloved Les Pauls Are Reunited Onstage for the Allman Brothers’ Final Stand Duane Allman had three primary Les Pauls during his time with the Allman Brothers Band. Duane’s three main guitars were reunited onstage earlier this year during The Allman Brothers Band’s last shows at the Beacon Theater in new York City….Continue Reading “Duane Allman’s Guitars Reunited”

Trigger Hippy Debuts

  Watch Americana Supergroup Trigger Hippy Jam in New Video “It’s all Southern music. Blues and country and soul and jazz, all those things emanated from one general area of the country,” says Gorman, who after coming off the road with the Black Crowes in 2013 turned his attention full-time to Trigger Hippy, which he…Continue Reading “Trigger Hippy Debuts”

The Ramones for Christmas (Lyrics)

It doesn’t matter how many times you look at Christmas videos this time each year you always find something new. Here’s another little addition to the Rock & Roll Christmas Ouvre. Because NOTHING says Christmas like The Ramones.   Merry Christmas, I don’t want to fight tonight with Merry Christmas, I don’t want to fight…Continue Reading “The Ramones for Christmas (Lyrics)”

Instagram Update #1

For those without the benefit of an Instagram account, or maybe you just missed it, here’s a few recent happenings from there. And be sure to follow Skynyrd.com on Instagram. Craig Wayne Boyd just hooked up with us on Instagram and he posted a pic from rehearsal with the band. CWB won this season’s The…Continue Reading “Instagram Update #1”

Dickey Betts Happy Birthday, Dec 12

Happy Birthday Hall Of Famer Dickey Betts Not everyone knows that in his teenage years, Betts really did run away to join the circus. At 16, in 1959, he started playing the Teen Beat stage of a traveling circus called World of Mirth. “Our band would do like splits, and we had basketball knee pads……Continue Reading “Dickey Betts Happy Birthday, Dec 12”