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Lynyrd Skynyrd
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Lynyrd Skynyrd in concert, 2008
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Origin Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Genres Southern rock
Years active 1966–1977; 1988-present

Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American southern rock band from Jacksonville, Florida. Their name comes from one of their school teachers who was named Leonard Skinner. They wrote songs including: "Sweet Home, Alabama", "Simple Man" and "Freebird." The lead singer's name was Ronnie Van Zant. After Ronnie died, his brother Johnny Van Zant became lead singer.

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