3 Outstanding Performances From Lynyrd Skynyrd’s ’70s Era
Lynyrd Skynyrd performs “Free Bird” live at the Oakland Stadium – Lynyrd Skynyrd / YouTube
Before the awful tragedy stimulated the original members of the Lynyrd Skynyrd, they were once on top of their game, having popularized some of the songs we know and remember today. At the peak of their prominence, they began to propagate the Southern-rock genre that made those chart-topping songs a boost of their careers. So we present to you, the top 3 outstanding ‘70s performances from the band Lynyrd Skynyrd.
3. “Tuesday’s Gone”
This song debuted from their first album Pronounced ‘Leh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd. Although less famous than its sister song “Free Bird”, “Tuesday’s Gone” still gave us the right feel with its perplexing keyboards, mind-blowing riffs, and Van Zant’s epic vocals guaranteed to make us all scream for more.
2. “Sweet Home Alabama”
Perhaps you know this song from a lot of renditions and movies that make use of this whenever they want to give you that Southern feeling. “Sweet Home Alabama” is an instant fan favorite, with performances that no one could top-off that came from its unforgettable lyrics and charismatic instrumentals.
1. “Free Bird”
And perhaps their most notable rock performance presented by the band is their first chart-topping single “Free Bird” from their first album. This is their longest song to ever exist and was often played at their live performances on the last part. The soulful singing and incredible back-ups are what made the song massive and often requested jokingly from the concerts held by the other bands.