LYNYRD SKYNYRD / VAN ZANT ALUBUM NEW RELEASE

"Face to Face"
Release Date - December 4, 2006

10/29/2006
Outlaws' founder says southern rock making resurgence

One of the founding members of the Florida-based band took time out from a busy U.S. tour to talk about a life of music on Wednesday.
Hughie Thomasson, lead guitarist and band leader, says itfs wonderful to be back on the road with several other founding members of the band.

http://www.weatherforddemocrat.com/entertainment/cnhinsentertainment_story_166150126.html?keyword=topstory

7/2/2006
Billy Powell on temporary hiatus from Lynyrd Skynyrd

Billy Powell has checked himself into a drug and alcohol treatment facility  in Nashville, TN .  The band fully supports Billy's decision and wishes him a speedy recovery and hopes that he will re-join the band on tour, in the very near future

Lynyrd Skynyrd Adds 3rd Guitarist to the Army

(Nashville, TN) - Legendary southern rock band LYNYRD SKYNYRD welcomes guitarist Mark Matejka to join Gary Rossington and Rickey Medlocke as part of the triple-guitar attack.  Matejka, politely dubbed with the nickname 'Sparky,' will fill the position previously held by Hughie Thomasson. 

http://www.lynyrdskynyrd.com/
6/25/2006

LYNYRD SKYNYRD ALUBUM NEW RELEASE

"Gimme Back My Bullets" & "Family"
Release Date - February 28, 2006

2/26/2006

Skynyrd finally in rock hall of fame

After years of rejection, influential bands the Sex Pistols, Black Sabbath and Lynyrd Skynyrd are finally making it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, organizers said on Monday.The 2006 class of inductees also includes jazz legend Miles Davis and New Wave group Blondie, while trumpeter Herb Alpert and business partner Jerry Moss, founders of A&M Records, will be inducted as nonperformers.@Reuters

http://www.lynyrdskynyrd.com/LS2005news.htm
http://www.rockhall.com/
http://today.reuters.com/news/newsArticleSearch.aspx?storyID=35051+29-Nov-2005+RTRS&srch=skynyrd

12/3/2005

LYNYRD SKYNYRD ALUBUM NEW RELEASE

"Family" : Release Date - January 10, 2006

10/23/2005
Johnny Van Zant Is Doing Fine

lynyrdskynyrd.com

Johnny Van Zant underwent vocal chord surgery Wednesday, 9/14, at
Vanderbilt Hospital. The doctor removed a polyp from his right vocal chord. Dr Garrett was very encouraged by the surgery and was optimistic that Johnny would have a full, successful recovery. Johnny would like to thank everyone for their concern and prayers during this time.
9/19/2005
Members of Skynyrd to appear on hurricane relief effort show

lynyrdskynyrd.com

Alan Jackson, Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow, and Lynyrd Skynyrd will join the Rolling Stones, Neil Young and Paul McCartney for ReAct Now: Music & Relief, a three-hour concert special airing Sept.
9/11/2005

Skynyrd News

lynyrdskynyrd.com

ROCK LEGENDS LYNYRD SKYNYRD CANCEL/POSTPONE SHOWS
BAND FORCED TO MAKE TOUR SCHEDULE CHANGES AS SINGER BATTLES
VOCAL CORD INFLAMMATION
8/14/2005
Activity renewal of original member's Bob Burns

Classic Southern Rockers

7/30/2005
Van Zant Forced to Cancel CMA Music Festival Appearances
Nashville,TN. June, 8, 2005 --- It is with much disappointment that brothers Johnny and Donnie Van Zant, of Columbia Nashville recording duo, VAN ZANT, have announced that they will be unable to make any appearances at this week's 2005 CMA Music Festival. The cancellation is due to recurring cases of severe strep throat that Johnny has been battling for the past month. Johnny is under doctor's orders to adhere to strict vocal rest for ten days.

http://www.vanzantmusic.com/
6/12/2005

VAN ZANT ALUBUM NEW RELEASE

"Right With the Man" : Release Date - May 10, 2005

http://www.thevanzants.com/

5/15/2005

LYNYRD SKYNYRD ALUBUM NEW RELEASE

"Chronicles" : Release Date - June 21, 2005

"Family" : Release Date - July 19, 2005

5/8/2005

Skynyrd News

lynyrdskynyrd.com

Skynyrd & The ABB Tour 2005

Thyrty Goes Platinum
VAN ZANT
HISTORY OF SOUTHERN ROCK

3/20/2005
Hughie Thomasson has left Lynyrd skynyrd

Due to contractual reasons, Hughie Thomasson has left Lynyrd skynyrd in order to pursue other musical opportunities,
Lynyrd Skynyrd wish Hughie the best of luck in all of his future endeavors.
3/12/2005

LYNYRD SKYNYRD ALUBUM NEW RELEASE

Then And Now, Vol.2

RELEASE DATE -February 15, 2005

2/20/2005

GRAMMY Performers, Presenters Announced


http://www.grammy.com/news/academy/2005/0209perf05.aspx
2/20/2005
Under the Influence: A Jam Band Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd

Released on September 14, 2004
8/15/2004

The patriarch of Southern rock music has died.

The Van Zant Southern rock dynasty lost its leader the evening of August 3. Lacy Van Zant, 89 succumbed to chronic pulmonary illness.
The father of the late Ronnie Van Zant (founding member of Lynyrd Skynyrd), Johnny Van Zant of Lynyrd Skynyrd and Donnie Van Zant of 38 Special, as well as two daughters - Darlene and Marlene - Lacy was well-known as the Father of Southern Rock.

8/7/2004
World Classic Rockers
Presenting an All-Star Line-up Featuring
Former Members of ...
Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Eagles, Journey, Steppenwolf, Toto

http://www.wcr.com/page.cfm
6/26/2004
LYNYRD SKYNYRD TO RELEASE TWO-DISC
eLYNYRD SKYNYRD LYVEf
JUNE 22 ON SANCTUARY RECORDS


http://www.lynyrdskynyrd.com/news.htm
5/17/2004
Coming This Spring

Lynyrd Skynyrd Lyve... The New Double Live CD!
3/7/2004

Memphis Blues
The New Steve Gaines CD
Coming Soon!

The year was 1971.  Steve and his band "Man-A-Live" had come to Memphis and rented a house on the corner of Peabody and Elvis Presley Boulevard.
After a live performance in Overton Park the band was signed to Hot Water Records, a subsidiary of Stax Records  by Jerry Phillips, son of legendary producer Sam Phillips of Sun Records fame.
The band recorded seven songs, among them some of Steve's early songs, at the famous Sun Studios. 
The resulting Sun sessions is a "Must Have" for all serious collectors of vintage Steve Gaines music, the legendary Skynyrd guitarist.  

http://www.stevegaines.com

10/23/2003

LYNYRD SKYNYRD ALUBUM NEW RELEASE
LYNYRD SKYNYRD THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION
New Limited Edition 2CD Set

RELEASE DATE - August 26, 2003

6/1/2003
LYNYRD SKYNYRD LEAD GUITARIST GARY ROSSINGTON RECOVERS FROM SURGERY

BAND TO DELAY ALBUM AND TOUR PLANS

http://www.lynyrdskynyrd.com/news.php

3/1/2003

The Rossington-Collins Band
- 20th Century Masters - The Millenium Collection

RELEASE DATE - March 25, 2003

http://www.lynyrdskynyrd.com/new_releases.php

3/1/2003

LYNYRD SKYNYRD ALUBUM NEW RELEASE

"Turn It Up"

RELEASE DATE - October 08, 2002

9/8/2002

ROCKTOBERFEST CONCERT

CONCERT OVERVIEW : Woodfest Inc. will bring the biggest one day (October 19th, 2002) outdoor festival in Florida history.Fantasy of Flight will be the picturesque backdrop for ROCKTOBERFEST. The park like settings is conveniently located 45 miles from Tampa and 90 miles from Daytona Beach which will play host to Biketoberfest the same week. As you well know, Biketoberfest in Florida is one of the most anticipated and busiest times of the year and Fantasy of Flight is well within reach of all the hot spots and destinations of the Biketoberfest such as:

Tampa Ft. Myers Beach
Clearwater Beach Ft. Lauderdale
Daytona Beach Orlando
Panama City Miami's South Beach

The Bands : David Lee Roth, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Meat Loaf, Joan Jett, Vince Neil, Warrant, Firehouse, Quiet Riot, Dokken and Florida's own: Julliet

9/8/2002
THE FINAL TRIBUTE TO RONNIE VAN ZANT PLANNED FOR OCTOBER

JACKSONVILLE, FLA- Gene Odom, long time friend / confidant / bodyguard / fishing buddy of Ronnie Van Zant, has decided to give a great tribute to all the freebirds on October 19 th and 20 th in Jacksonville, Florida, the home of Lynyrd Skynyrd.

The event will take place in Metropolitan Park, with Street Survivors the headliners with Dallas Bryan at the helm. GRITZ editor Michael Buffalo Smith has come aboard as a media sponsor and guest solo artist at the event.

Some of the former members of Molly Hatchet have expressed interest in coming out, even Danny Joe Brown has expressed interest in trying to muster a song or two. Coach Leonard Skinner will be there as well as Allen Collins' mom, Eva.

There will be bus tours, visit all the places that influenced and tell the story of the band and it's founder Ronnie Van Zant, followed by stories, surprise guests and bar b-q ,music. There will be merchandise tables as well. Advance ticket sales are limited to 400.

"I promise you this will be the best tribute ever to my best friends, " says Gene Odom, who was there from the first chord ever struck right thru the first Tribute Tour. Who better to tell the stories and share the memories.

To find out much more, join the mailing list at the_final_tribute@yahoogroups.com.

Tickets are 150.00 per couple, 100.00 for singles and 50.00 for the day of the music and food only. Make out your checks, cashier or personal, money orders to THE FINAL TRIBUTE and send to Gene Odom, P.O. Box 37857,Jacksonville, FLA,32236. You can pay by credit card or bank debit by going to www.paypal.com and hit the send money button to the email address dallasstreetsrvi@aol.com

Direct questions to: southrock77@webtv.net

If by an act of God plans are cancelled all monies are refundable.

Marty Main(Miyazaki, Japan)

5/12/2002

LYNYRD SKYNYRD ALUBUM NEW RELEASE

pronounced'leh-'nerd 'skin-'ner)-Remaster (Bonus Truck)
Street Survivors-Remaster (Bonus Truck)

RELEASE DATE - Tuesday,Novenber 20, 2001

10/27/2001

LYNYRD SKYNYRD ALUBUM NEW RELEASE

One More From The Road

RELEASE DATE - Tuesday, September 11, 2001

9/2/2001

Leon Wilkeson Dies at 49

Leon Wilkeson, 49-year-old bassist for the legendary band Lynyrd Skynyrd, died Friday of natural causes, according to Judy Van Zant Jenness, widow of the Jacksonville band's founding member.

http://www.macontelegraph.com/content/macon/2001/08/03/entertainment/fennelly.htm

http://www.lynyrdskynyrd.com/skynyrd.cfm?mainBody=news_flash

http://jacksonville.com/tu-online/stories/072701/new_6804232.html

http://www.news4jax.com/jax/news/stories/news-89380020010727-180744.html

http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/28/lynryd.dead/index.html

http://www.msnbc.com/news/606366.asp
7/26/2001

LYNYRD SKYNYRD ALUBUM NEW RELEASE

Lynyrd Skynyrd Collection

RELEASE DATE - Tuesday, June 05, 2001

Label - Musicrama

6/2/2001

LYNYRD SKYNYRD ALUBUM NEW RELEASE

Yesterday & Today

RELEASE DATE - Tuesday, May 22, 2001

Label - Bmg Special Products

5/20/2001
The LP of Second Helping sells it again in Europe on April 30.
4/28/2001

'Free Bird'! Lynyrd Skynyrd, Jethro Tull Sign On For Rock Fest

http://www.sonicnet.com/news/story.jhtml?id=1442005&code=gm

4/3/2001

New interview on Van Zant

There is a new interview on Van Zant formerly of the group Lynyrd Skynyrd on the new worldwide information website: http://www.themestream.com. If you log on, just click on "music" or put the author's name, Rex Rutkoski, in search box and click on his biography.

3/18/2001

ANNOUNCEMENT TO FREEBIRD FOUNDATION MEMBERS AND LYNYRD SKYNYRD FANS

http://www.skynyrd.com/judy.html

2/10/2001

Mike Estes New CD

Mike Estes and Brave new south have released their new CD.

2/10/2001

VANZANT ALBUM NEW RELEASE

Johnny Van Zant and his brother Donnie Van Zant of 38 Special just finished up "Van Zant II", the follow up to their "Brother to Brother" album. The first single, "Get What You Got Comin'", will go to radio on January 23 and the CD will be in stores March 6, 2001.

2/3/2001

LYNYRD SKYNYRD OFFICIAL SITE NEW OPEN

http://www202.pair.com/lsiv/

11/19/2000

LYNYRD SKYNYRD ALUBUM NEW RELEASE

Skynyrd Collectybles

RELEASE DATE -Tuesday, November 21, 2000

10/29/2000

APB CD NEW RELEASE

"Live From Planet Earth"
Please visit at: http://apbband.com/

10/29/2000

SYEVE GAINES CD NEW RELEASE

Please visit at: http://www.stevegaines.com

9/9/2000

LYNYRD SKYNYRD ALUBUM NEW RELEASE

Skynyrd Family Christmas

RELEASE DATE -September 12, 2000
from BMG/CMC INTERNATIONAL RECORDS

8/19/2000

LYNYRD SKYNYRD ALUBUM NEW RELEASE

DOUBLE TROUBLE

RELEASE DATE - August 15, 2000
from UNIVERSAL SPECIAL PRODUCTS

8/19/2000

Vandals disturb Ronnie Van Zant's grave
By Mary Maraghy Times-Union staff writer
Thursday, June 29, 2000

Vandals tried to dig up the body of Ronnie Van Zant of Jacksonville-based band Lynyrd Skynyrd last night, police said.
Van Zant and band guitarist Steve Gaines@were among six people killed in a plane crash in October 1977.
VanZant's widow, Judy Van Zant Jenness and her@23-year-old daughter, Melody Van Zant, were headed@to the grave site this morning.
"They just couldn't believe anyone would do anything@like this," said Aaron Webb, who manages the Freebird@Cafe in Jacksonville Beach, owned by the@women.@"They're pretty upset."
Look for more coverage on this story in Friday's Florida@Times-Union

http://jacksonville.com/tu-online/stories/062900/met_vanzant.html

Grave desecration of SKYNYRD

7/1/2000

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