Southern Knights – Lynyrd Skynyrd – 1996



Albym Southern Knights by the band Lynyrd Skynyrd
Albym Southern Knights by the band Lynyrd Skynyrd

Southern Knights is the tenth studio album by American rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, released in 1996. The album marks the return of the original lineup of the band, who had reunited in 1995 after a decade-long hiatus following the 1977 plane crash that killed three members. The album features a mix of new songs and re-recorded classics, showcasing the band’s signature Southern rock sound and lyrical themes of freedom, rebellion and nostalgia. The album received positive reviews from critics and fans, who praised the band’s comeback and musical chemistry. The album also spawned three singles: “Travelin’ Man”, “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Free Bird”, which reached the top 10 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart. Southern Knights is considered one of the best albums by Lynyrd Skynyrd and a testament to their enduring legacy.

Southern Knights is a must-have album for any fan of Lynyrd Skynyrd or Southern rock music. It is a good live album that captures the energy and excitement of the band’s live performances.


  • Johnny Van Zant: vocals
  • Gary Rossington: guitar
  • Ed King: guitar
  • Mike Estes: guitar
  • Leon Wilkeson: bass
  • Billy Powell: keyboards
  • Owen Hale: drums, percussion

Source: Wikipedia (French)

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