Oct 20 1977

Oct 20 1977

This is a discussion on Oct 20 1977 within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; The " Lynyrd Skynyrd " band went down in a plane crash near Gillsburg Mississippi...their musical creativity went silent. I was a junior in high ...

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    Oct 20 1977

    The "Lynyrd Skynyrd" band went down in a plane crash near Gillsburg Mississippi...their musical creativity went silent. I was a junior in high school and the band was a mainstay of my musical listening catalog. They were one of the founding bands of Southern Rock...and their legacy has impacted several later generations of rock fans.

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    Gimme 3 steps is a favorite of mine.
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    That plane never should have taken off. Poor judgement by the flight crew.
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    I saw Lynyrd Skynyrd twice in Denver 1974 and 1975. Totally rocked the place. I've always liked 'Gimme Three Steps', and 'They call me the breeze'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gasmitty View Post
    That plane never should have taken off. Poor judgement by the flight crew.
    We had a saying “Take off is optional, landing is a necessity”.
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    Graduated high school in '76 so the band was a big part of my teen years and beyond. Lynard Skynard, Allman Bros., Marshall Tucker, ZZ Top, Stevie Ray Vaughan, some good memories with that southern rock music.

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    Still listening to them after all these years.

    Simple Man is my favorite. The opening riff is one of the best in rock n roll.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CWOUSCG View Post
    Still listening to them after all these years.

    Simple Man is my favorite. The opening riff is one of the best in rock n roll.
    Same here...listen to them almost daily.

    My 25yr old son and his friends love their music, as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shootnlead View Post
    Same here...listen to them almost daily.

    My 25yr old son and his friends love their music, as well.

    My sons like the old stuff as well. They talk about it like we talk about old classic handguns. They just admire the workmanship. I think its great.

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    You both raised your sons well.


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    Quote Originally Posted by gasmitty View Post
    That plane never should have taken off. Poor judgement by the flight crew.
    Bad weather, excessive fuel consumption and failure to remain in contact with his last life line at MCB FSS
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