Skynyrd: It’s Been 37 Years

Skynyrd

As hard as it is to believe, it’s been almost four decades since Lynyrd Skynyrd’s plane crashed in a Mississippi swamp. Anyone reading this will have their own memories of the actual event, but my take of the disaster is more based on the excellent original VH1 “Behind the Music” episode from 1997 that featured the band — and any story that features the band has to have a major portion devoted to that terrible event. Later, that episode was included in the “Behind The Music: Remastered” series >>> http://www.vh1.com/video/behind-the-music-remastered/full-episodes/behind-the-music-remastered-lynyrd-skynyrd/1653537/playlist.jhtml

Given today’s anniversary, here’s a 2007 article I came across from the Cleveland Plain Dealer. It features an interview with Craig Reed, a band insider/historian >>> http://blog.cleveland.com/top_entertainment/2007/10/lynyrd_skynyrd_survivor_looks.html

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