Ronnie Van Zant’s birthday
Originally shared by Di S
Good morning and happy Sunday Community! 🙂 Im just getting to the bdays for today 1/15 and just putting this one here..my favorite vid of this song even though Ronnie Van Zant isn’t in it..the song itself was released in 1974. Have a great day today! 🙂
1948, Born on this day, Ronnie Van Zant, vocalist with Lynyrd Skynyrd who had the 1974 US No. 8 single ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ and the 1982 UK No. 21 single ‘Freebird’. Van Zant died in a plane crash between shows from Greenville, South Carolina to Baton Rouge, Louisiana on October 20th 1977 along with bandmates Steve Gaines and Cassie Gaines. Remaining band members survived, although all were seriously injured.