Lynyrd Skynyrd’s 20 best songs, from wicked to freakin’ awesome

By Steve Newton

“Please sir, could I have a Second Helping?”

20. “Railroad Song” (Nuthin’ Fancy, 1975)

19. “Every Mother’s Son” (Gimme Back My Bullets, 1976)

18. “On the Hunt” (Nuthin’ Fancy, 1975)

17. “I Ain’t the One” (Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nerd, 1973)

16. “I Never Dreamed” (Street Survivors, 1977)

15. “Tuesday’s Gone” (Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nerd, 1973)

14. “Gimme Three Steps” (Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nerd, 1973)

13. “Simple Man” (Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nerd, 1973)

12. “Swamp Music” (Second Helping, 1974)

11. “Searching” (Gimme Back My Bullets, 1976)

10. “Workin’ for MCA” (Second Helping, 1974)

9. “Sweet Home Alabama” (Second Helping, 1974)

8. “You Got that Right” (Street Survivors, 1977)

7. “Don’t Ask Me No Questions” (Second Helping, 1974)

6. “The Needle and the Spoon” (Second Helping, 1974)

5. “Call Me the Breeze” (Second Helping, 1974)

4. “I Know a Little” (Street Survivors, 1977)

3. “Free Bird” (Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nerd, 1973)

2. “Saturday Night Special” (Nuthin’ Fancy, 1975)

1. “That Smell” (Street Survivors, 1977)

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