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"The rock and roll business is pretty absurd, but the world of serious music is much worse." - Frank Zappa


This Week's Featured Artist


Lynyrd Skynyrd , who were decimated by a horrific plane crash that killed three of its members as well as their assistant road manager, the pilot and co-pilot on October 20th, 1977.

For more, be sure to read Gary James' interviews with Lynyrd Skynyrd's guitarist Ed King and sound engineer Ken Peden.


Did You Know?

The devastating crash occurred after the band's plane ran out of fuel just 300 yards short of a small, rural airstrip.




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