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Jim Peterik Reimagines His Hits (Including "Eye of the Tiger")

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 07.26.2016 | Entertainment
Rebecca Bohanan

"Tiger" is just one reworked track written by Peterik featured on The Songs, a crowdfunded project for which Jim's most loyal fans selected their nine favorite tunes from a group of 16, and Peterik wrote and recorded two new songs, rounding out the album with 11 tracks you need to hear now.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Johnny Van Zant on 'Red White & Blue' and the Lynyrd Legacy

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.18.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

July can be a wicked little bitch. It goes by faster than Rickey Henderson stole third back in the day. Yep, it seems like just yesterday the firework...

Birmingham Hosts a Baseball Game for the Ages

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.31.2016 | Sports
Keith Thomson

In 1991, Chicago's Comiskey Park became a parking lot (for the new Comiskey Park). Thus Birmingham, Alabama's Rickwood Field, which turns 106 this season, earned the distinction of America's Oldest Professional Baseball Stadium.

What Caused Lynyrd Skynyrd's Plane to Crash?

Quora | Posted 04.26.2016 | Science

What Caused Lynyrd Skynyrd's Plane to Crash? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by p...

Mississippi, Let's Change Our Flag (Ode to Jesus and Skynyrd, Grant and Lee)

Bert Montgomery | Posted 02.29.2016 | Religion
Bert Montgomery

As a kid in the 1970s, I liked the Confederate flag because, to me, it meant Lynyrd Skynyrd. I loved Skynyrd. There was one negative thing that, as ...

Chats With Lynyrd Skynyrd's Johnny Van Zant, Pentatonix's Avi Kaplan, Ben Rector and Widespread Panic's John Bell, Plus We/Or/Me and HPnB/Dan Zanes Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.10.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Johnny, the new one is titled Lynyrd Skynyrd Live In Jacksonville. Using the old term f there's really such thing as a blast from the past, this would be it, right?

The Marshall Tucker Band Loves America!

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.28.2016 | Entertainment

I missed having to go to Vietnam by less than a year when the war ended. I would have gone. I'm always grateful and thankful for those who served in Vietnam for me and my family; I always thanks them personally when I cross paths with such brave souls.

Tomorrow: This Season's Best Baseball Game

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.26.2016 | Sports
Keith Thomson

On Wednesday, May 27 at 12:30 p.m., the Birmingham Barons, currently 21-24 in the Southern League (AA-level minors), will host the last-place Jacksonville Suns. In and of itself, no, it's not the Game of the Year. Still, if you can see just one game in 2015, this is it. Because it's the only game of the year at Rickwood Field.

Robert Lewis Burns Jr., Original Lynyrd Skynyrd Drummer, Dead At 64

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 04.06.2015 | Entertainment

Robert Lewis Burns Jr., the original drummer for rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, died in a car accident on Saturday, TMZ reports. He was 64. According t...

Conversations with Newcomer Dylan Gardner, Funk Volume's Damien Ritter and Black Stone Cherry's Chris Robertson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

I had this giant arsenal of songs because I soon discovered I was prolific, which probably stemmed from the fact that since the day I was born, I kind of had this undying energy to always do something creative before I went to sleep, otherwise I felt like I didn't do my duty as a human that day.

Talking With Al Kooper About Michael Bloomfield and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.26.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Here's a conversation with Al Kooper for his new album, From His Head To His Heart To His Hands.

A Hit Song For Every Day Of The Week; Or, Music Has This Covered, Rebecca Black

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 12.11.2013 | Entertainment

"Friday" singer Rebecca Black recently stunned us with her latest viral hit, "Saturday." The title left some internet users nervous with the thought t...

Movie Review: Muscle Shoals

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.25.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Either the title of the documentary Muscle Shoals resonates with you -- in which case it resonates hard -- or you have no idea what it means. But you should -- or you should find out by watching the movie, one of the year's most entertaining and enriching nonfiction films.

Unsafe in Black and White America

Morgan Guyton | Posted 09.21.2013 | Religion
Morgan Guyton

I have a feeling that I'm not the only white guy who experiences these thoughts that I sure don't want to have in my head. But I desperately want to unlearn these instincts because if I feel unsafe around someone else because they're black, I am part of the reason that the world becomes unsafe for them.

Bret Michaels' Parenting Advice

Ashley Knierim | Posted 08.24.2013 | Entertainment
Ashley Knierim

Bret Michaels is 2013's comeback kid. Between kicking off his brand-new reality show, Rock My RV, and releasing his first album in three years, the legendary rocker is back.

Will Main Street ever trust Washington again?

Don McNay | Posted 07.20.2013 | Business
Don McNay

"You know you cannot trust them They know they can't trust you." -Steve Goodman (Jimmy Buffett) "Now Watergate does not bother me Does your conscien...

Lynyrd Skynyrd in an Exclusive Clip From The Soup's Upcoming Wild Redneck Episode (VIDEO)

Greg Archer | Posted 12.19.2012 | TV
Greg Archer

With Honey Boo Boo's popularity being milked like nobody's business, the folks over at The Soup can't help but grab a hoe and drag all things hillbilly through the mud of the pop culture pigpen. And it looks like rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd want to lend a hand.

Lynyrd Skynyrd Won't Abandon The Confederate Flag

Posted 09.24.2012 | Entertainment

Though many applauded Lynyrd Skynyrd's attempt to distance themselves from the Confederate flag, the decision has angered some fans, who took to the i...

Famed Rock Band Won't Stop Using Confederate Flag

Salon | Posted 11.24.2012 | Entertainment

Recently, Lynyrd Skynyrd told CNN that it has stopped associating itself with the Confederate flag because "it became such an issue about race." The f...

Lynyrd Skynyrd Cancels RNC Gig

Posted 08.28.2012 | Entertainment

Lynyrd Skynyrd has canceled a performance during Republican National Convention festivities in Tampa, THR reports. A number of entertainers are sl...

Last Of A Dyin' Breed: A Conversation With Lynyrd Skynyrd's Gary Rossington

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.22.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Dog Ears Music: Fireworks, Independence and Road Rage Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.29.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Elliott Smith, Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, Portugal. The Man, Voxtrot, Joy Division and more.

Amazing Playlists From A Legend Who Worked With Dylan And The Stones

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.25.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Al Kooper was like a sonic roommate during my freshman year at a small university in a Pennsylvania town with a population under 5,000. My actual roommate was a very nice guy who never said anything. Meaningful contact with attractive females was out of the question for a shy frosh, so I spent my free hours under the headphones with the Blues Project, of which he was a key member.

Ooh That Smell! Lynyrd Skynyrd Headlines RNC

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

Can't you smell that smell? Two months away from the 2012 Republican National Convention, the event's music lineup is coming to fruition. Politico...

Lynyrd Skynyrd To Open Vegas Restaurant

Posted 11.20.2011 | Home

Lynyrd Skynyrd has found a new sweet home, but it's a bit of a trek from Alabama. The rock band plans to open a barbecue joint in Las Vegas' Excalibur...