Rainbow Rising

When we decided to do a live album, the Rainbow was the first place we had in mind to do it, for sound. After it closed, then we went to the Fox Theatre in Atlanta.

Green Day 3

Ronnie Van Zant. Allen Collins and Gary Rossington at Day On The Green, Oakland Stadium on 20 September, 1975.

Green Day 2

Another image from a set of Lynyrd Skynyrd pictures captured by Richard McCaffrey. This is the large blackboard at Day On The Green, Oakland Stadium on 2 July, 1977. It lists the bands… Continue reading

Green Day

In this photo you have Allen Collins and Leon Wilkeson striding out front, they look as if they mean business.

Movie Stars

There will most definitely be an authorized and factual movie about the early life and careers of the original band.

History Makers

Allen Collins Band – original promo family tree issued by MCA Records as part of the press kit.

Love Your Man

There’s less of a Southern and more of a world-wide feel to the band. But it’s definitely still a rock sound.

Happy Days

We were all so nervous, we couldn’t believe it. It was amazing. Amazing. An adrenaline rush, man.

Labour Of Love

On this record, Lynne’s vocal range is remarkable. A real powerhouse with raw, haunting emotion embedded in each track.

Festive Cheer

During my tenure with Lynyrd Skynyrd, Paul Abraham was the calming force, with a smile on his face, when the chaos of touring was tough