Charles Bradley - Skynyrd.com

Soul, Funk, and R&B singer Charles Bradley passed away on Sep 23, 2017 after a bout with cancer. Bradley was a relative newcomer to the music industry and had a powerful soulful, wailing voice that left an immediate impact on you. He had been dubbed “the Screaming Eagle of Soul.” I just found out about…Continue Reading “Soul and R&B Singer Charles Bradley Dead At 68”

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”

Elvin Bishop inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Paul Butterfield Blues Band

Blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Elvin Bishop, who has Tulsa ties, will be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame tonight as an original member of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. Other inductees in the Rock Hall’s Class of 2015 include Ringo Star, The “5” Royales, Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan,…Continue Reading “Elvin Bishop inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Paul Butterfield Blues Band”

Gary Rossington - Skynyrd.com Blog

Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist, Gary Rossington had unexpected surgery this weekend and has caused the band to have to re-schedule a couple Jacksonville shows. Post by Fans of Southern Rock. Earlier I posted about Skynyrd doing two shows at the Historic Florida Theatre in downtown Jacksonville, FL. These show will scheduled at a later date. We…Continue Reading “Gary Rossington Has Surgery”

Allman Brothers Band Cover Building Restored

Sneak Peek: A Musical Legacy Restored | Garden and Gun Follow(ing) the tradition of America’s great conservatories (think the Peabody) that convert grand old homes into musical institutions. And this house has been grand. The Bell House, an 1855 Victorian style mansion in Macon, GA, was where the Allman Brothers took the cover photo for…Continue Reading “Allman Brothers Band Cover Building Restored”

Supergroup The Word Announce New Album Release

Sacred steel supergroup the Word – featuring steel-guitar virtuoso Robert Randolph – will release their long-awaited second LP, ‘Soul Food,’ in May. The Word is described as an improvisation/Sacred Steel/Jazz/Blues jam band. Alrighty then. They released their first, highly acclaimed CD in 2001 and have gotten together to tour and do festivals a few times since…Continue Reading “Supergroup The Word Announce New Album Release”

Skinny Molly Signed CD - Skyyrd.com Blog

 Skinny Molly announced earlier today that the next 50 orders of their new CD, “Here For A Good Time”, will get signed copies. Skinny Molly is Mike Estes, guitar & vocals (Lynyrd Skynyrd), Jay Johnson, guitar & vocals (Blackfoot, Southern Rock All Stars), Luke Bradshaw, bass and Kurt Pietro, drums. Skinny Molly has released three…Continue Reading “Skinny Molly Has 50 Signed CDs”

Jukebox Charts for 2014 - Skynyrd.com Blog

AMI Releases 2014 Jukebox Charts: Lynyrd Skynyrd Racks Up 7 Million Plays, ‘Blurred Lines’ Is No. 1 Music | Vending Times Inc. Rock and Roll was the most popular genre among jukebox patrons, accounting for 40% of all plays. Lynyrd Skynyrd was the artist most often selected, with 6.92 million plays, Skynyrd received the most…Continue Reading “Skynyrd #1 On The Jukebox in 2014”