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Lynyrd Skynyrd “God and Guns” By Julie Rosenbaum-Engelhardt
"God and Guns," the new CD by Lynyrd Skynyrd, is a return to
form for the legendary Southern rockers.

After the death of lead singer Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve
Gaines and vocalist Cassie Gaines in a plane crash in 1977 and
losing two members just this year (Billy Powell and Ean Evans),
the group remained unbroken and put out this new CD.
As the words say, they "may have lost everything, but they're not dead, at least not yet."

"Still Unbroken," which opens the CD, touches the heart. "Simple Life" shows a yearning for the time when you sat down with your family and talked about your day, instead of staring at a computer screen.

The title cut is a political statement about how prayer should not have been taken out of schools and people have a Second Amendment right to have a gun.

If you like hard rock, Southern rock or just good music with a meaning, this CD has it all. It doesn't really matter what your political views are. Singer Johnny Van Zant sounds as good as he did 20 years ago as do the musicians. Through all the tribulations, Skynyrd once again proves
they're here to stay.

Almost always when a band makes a comeback CD, it is a disappointment. We expect them to sound like they did years ago, which is virtually impossible. The new Skynyrd CD, however, is as
good as ever and the band is rocking like they did in the '70s.

Posted by Tom Soares in Site News October 29, 2009 5:32:29 PM UTC |

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mahee // December 12, 2009 4:20:33 AM UTC

well you are right and I totally agree with you in your point of view but I guess mcts is not as much barbaric as you took it....:(


mahee // December 12, 2009 4:18:13 AM UTC

well you are right and I totally agree with you in your point of view but I guess mcts is not as much barbaric as you took it....:(


God's Girl // November 13, 2009 6:17:14 PM UTC

AMEN!!! God & Guns is an AWESOME project from start to finish!!! Billy and Ean would be SO PROUD!!! And so thrilled that the guys are carrying on...LOUD AND PROUD...they would want it this way. I had the awesome honor of knowing them (both) and I KNOW they would be thrilled with what's going on! I can't wait to see them live...still haven't made it to a show yet with Peter and Robert...maybe in CT. We'll see...
With Thanksgiving right around the corner...I am so thankful for this new line-up, new cd, new life breathed into the group, new excitement in the air...there is SO MUCH to be grateful for. We live in the best country in the world, have the most generous people in the world, if you are an American, you are one of the richest people in the world...even if you are without a job, a home, a car, a cell phone...you are still among the richest of people compared to the rest of the world. There are shelters here, tent cities, loving, giving people from Christian orgs. that will help out with food, clothing...there are resources available unlike, anywhere else in the world. America is not perfect...we all know that but we are very fortunate. And we can still pray, maybe not in schools but...we can pray, read the bible, go to church, get invloved in so many outreaches...we still have a lot of freedoms...if we would all help just one person out during this season...what a difference we can make in our ever-changing world...Amen...love that song by Kid Rock...what a writer, huh? Love you Skynyrd family and Skynyrd Nation...Happy Thanksgiving!!!


micheal.smith898 // November 11, 2009 2:35:13 AM UTC

According to my point of view, you must make a CD of the below issue and it will get TOP HIT as it will be the reality based CD, and the issue is: Injustice and the cruelty of the Europe and the USA:- There has been a lot of injustice being done to the nations in the history and USA has broken all of the records by adopting a policy which is an open hypocrisy against the Palestinian people who have been displaced from their own lands and the ones who been thrown out of the Europe were settled in the Palestine and they name it Israel, i mean this is a barbaric example ccna certification of Injustice being done by the West, USA and Israel, anyways the creator of this whole universe is observing every thing and the time is very soon when a revolution will replace all cruel and unjust establishments with the righteous and the Just ones. Websites are always helpful in one way or the other, anyways, instant loans a good way to get started to renovate your dreams into the world of reality.


sarge // November 06, 2009 3:56:04 PM UTC

"we're rock this joint the way it's supposed to be"


Skynyrdfan35 // November 04, 2009 12:53:44 PM UTC

I bought the cd an hour before it hit the shelves it was still in the box and i loved it ever since keep a rocken guys i think this is the best cd or album they had since ronny s death. SKYNYRD NATION CARRIES ON


sfarr // November 03, 2009 7:17:03 PM UTC

God and Guns....what more can I say. Another awesome CD and an AWESOME Band...Gifted Hands is a true tribute to Billy!


kaboos5150 // November 01, 2009 10:36:19 AM UTC

still unbroken


luckymitzi // October 30, 2009 4:59:26 AM UTC

That's what we've all been trying to say.

It's nice to hear somebody else say it too...

...because it's the Damn Truth,
whether you want to face cold, hard, life facts or not!!

This is Lynyrd Skynyrd, and like the the song off, "Edge of Forever"...

....."And Through it All"!!!

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