The Original (with lyrics)
Live Version Florida 2015 with Ronnie Van Zant’s suriving brother
Ronald Wayne Van Zant was an American musician, known as the lead vocalist, primary lyricist, and founding member of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. He was the older brother of two other rock vocalists: current Lynyrd Skynyrd lead vocalist Johnny Van Zant and Donnie Van Zant, the founder and vocalist of 38 Special. He was the father of Tammy Van Zant and Melody Van Zant.
Jan 15, 1948, Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.
Oct 20, 1977, Gillsburg, Mississippi, U.S.