That time J.J. Cale told me that, like Eric Clapton, Lynyrd Skynyrd also helped his bank account

By Steve Newton Lynyrd Skynyrd's Second Helping was released the day after my 17th birthday, so the timing was right for it to become one of the major soundtracks to my rock-loving '70s existence. I didn't mind its smash-hit lead-off single, "Sweet Home Alabama", but I liked its rollicking closing track, "Call Me the Breeze", … Continue reading That time J.J. Cale told me that, like Eric Clapton, Lynyrd Skynyrd also helped his bank account

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