And now, my choices for the 25 all-time best songs recorded by Lynyrd Skynyrd. Everybody knows the Neil Young story, so I will spare you the rehash. Well sung, from the heart. Tuesday's Gone Ronnie Van Zant shines as a songwriter, and on this one he positively glows. No small wonder.
# 10 – I Never Dreamed
Guitar World pays tribute to Southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd by ranking their greatest tracks. Van Zant and Ed King wrote the song in one fell swoop. This spontaneous songwriting was typical of Van Zant. He would write constantly in the shower, walking around, wherever. Gaines and Rossington both used the Peavey Mace, a versatile twin-speaker combo now long out of production, onstage. Besides their Southern heritage, Skynyrd also shared a taste for harmonized guitar parts with the Allman Brothers. King sets up the tune with his biting Strat tone, and Rossington delivers the guitar break with a little extra punch from his Les Paul.
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They loved guitars like their musical brethren and idols the Allman Brothers Band , boasting three powerhouse players. But in many ways, they weren't a typical Southern rock band. Singer Ronnie Van Zant who was killed, along with other members of the band and crew, in a plane crash on Oct. At times he apologized for the South's often abhorrent reputation; other times he probed the sex, drugs and gun culture his band got caught up in, emerging as a smart, pensive voice in a genre that often steamrolled over such qualities. This list of the Top 10 Lynyrd Skynyrd songs stops at , the year the original band released their fifth and final album. Three of them make our list of the Top 10 Lynyrd Skynyrd Songs. This one, like so many Skynyrd tunes, comes as a bit of advice from someone who's lived long enough to pass some down. It's a life lesson that Van Zant wielded like a code of conduct. The closing song on the band's second album was written by Oklahoma bluesman JJ Cale.