Gun Control

Full page advert promoting the anti-gun single ‘Saturday Night Special’ taken from the band’s third studio LP, Nuthin’ Fancy.

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Steel Men

Another working-class UK city that took the band to its heart.

Skynyrd canned

The band themselves are simply block-headed – a bunch of rather ugly, extremely average American musicians traversing the stage with the grace of those troubled by the manifestation of severe incontinence.

Gods of Apollo

My main memory is of JoJo taking me under her wing, and ensuring I got the chance to talk to everyone. The gigs, it goes without saying, were a couple of the best they ever did.

Rising Phoenix

To distance themselves from comparisons with Skynyrd, Gary and Allen hired a female lead vocalist, Dale Krantz.

Remembering Ed King

His distinctive guitar playing helped define the Skynyrd sound and Ronnie Van Zant held him in high esteem, of that there is no question.

Skynyrd superfan

Former Lynyrd Skynyrd road manager, Paul Abraham, published a book last year about his time working for the band. I wrote a foreword for it. Here’s an article about my involvement in the book,… Continue reading

Dancing in the Isles

Festival goers are assured of a warm Hebridean welcome. The community prides itself in extending the hand of friendship to visitors, making them feel at home, making sure they have a good time.

Gael Force

The band is tight as a drum, you will not stand still listening to these gems, I can assure you.

Endangered Species

Pictures from a band photo session around the time of Endangered Species, Skynyrd’s all acoustic LP released in 1994.