The success of the southern rock band's 1973 debut album led to a follow-up featuring the anthemic 'Sweet Home Alabama.'
The release captures the band’s historic performance in England on August 21, 1976.
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On October 20, 1977, the rock heroes were involved in the terrible plane crash that claimed the lives of three band members.
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The Southern rock band that originally featured Ronnie Van Zant as lead singer are known for such classic songs as 'Freebird' and 'Sweet Home Alabama'
The Rolling Stones played one of their longest sets ever at the Knebworth Festival concert on August 21, 1976.
‘Sweet Home Alabama' became one of the band's most loved songs.
This year, the fast-rising event was due to host stars including Hawkwind, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Heart vocalist Ann Wilson.
In 1982, the band from Jacksonville made the US top ten for the first time with 'Caught Up In You.'
The legendary Muscle Shoals studio defined the sound of Southern soul before becoming one of the go-to studios for the biggest names in music.
She joins a bill which also includes Lynyrd Skynyrd,The Quireboys, Hawkwind, Rival Sons, Big Big Train, Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons and more.
The Southern Rock legends have been announced as one of the headliners for next year’s festival.
Also confirmed for the May 2020 event are Deftones, Godsmack, Volbeat, Staind, Papa Roach, David Lee Roth, The Darkness and more.
1976's 'Gimme Back My Bullets' and '77's 'Street Survivors' are among the Southern rock pioneers' most acclaimed releases.