Annotation

Recorded: March 1973 - August 1977

Annotation last modified on 2009-05-07 18:08 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Sweet Home Alabama
4.5 4:45
2 What’s Your Name
4.65 3:33
3 Gimme Three Steps
4.65 4:32
4 Double Trouble
2:51
5 You Got That Right
5 3:48
6 Saturday Night Special
5 5:12
7 That Smell
3.75 5:51
8 Swamp Music
5 3:33
9 I Ain’t the One
4 3:54
10 Free Bird
5 9:10

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar:
Ed King (US guitarist, bassist & songwriter) (track 3)
Leon Wilkeson (tracks 1–2, 5–8)
bass guitar:
Ed King (US guitarist, bassist & songwriter) (tracks 3, 9–10)
drums:
Bob Burns (Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer) (tracks 1, 3, 8–10)
Artimus Pyle (Lynyrd Skynyrd Member) (tracks 2, 5–7)
synthesizer:
Al Kooper (track 6)
organ:
Al Kooper (track 10)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Gary Rossington (track 3)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Gary Rossington (track 9)
Allen Collins (tracks 3, 9)
electric guitar:
Steve Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist/vocalist) (tracks 2, 5, 7)
Ed King (US guitarist, bassist & songwriter) (tracks 1, 6, 8)
Gary Rossington (tracks 1–3, 5–8)
Allen Collins (tracks 1–3, 5–8)
percussion:
Bobbi Hall (track 3)
keyboard:
Billy Powell (tracks 1–3, 5–10)
guitars:
Gary Rossington (track 10)
Allen Collins (track 10)
background vocals:
Leon Wilkeson (tracks 6, 8)
Merry Clayton (track 1)
The Honkettes (track 7)
Clydie King (track 1)
composer:
Steve Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist/vocalist) (track 5)
Ed King (US guitarist, bassist & songwriter) (tracks 6, 8)
Gary Rossington (tracks 2, 9)
Allen Collins (tracks 3, 10)
Ronnie Van Zant (tracks 2–3, 5–6, 8–10)
engineer:
Al Kooper (tracks 3, 9–10)
Bob "Tub" Langford (tracks 3, 9–10)
Rodney Mills (tracks 3, 9–10)
Danny Turbeville (tracks 3, 9–10)
lead vocals:
Steve Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist/vocalist) (track 5)
Ronnie Van Zant (tracks 1, 3, 5–10)
lyricist:
Allen Collins (track 10)
Ronnie Van Zant (track 10)
mastering:
Glenn Meadows (tracks 3, 9–10)
miscellaneous support:
Artimus Pyle (Lynyrd Skynyrd Member) (tracks 6, 6)
Ronnie Van Zant (tracks 1, 1, 6, 6)
producer:
Tom Dowd (tracks 2, 7)
Al Kooper (tracks 1, 3, 6, 8–9)
Lynyrd Skynyrd (tracks 2, 5, 7)
vocals:
Allen Collins (track 6)
Ronnie Van Zant (tracks 2–3)
writer:
Ed King (US guitarist, bassist & songwriter) (track 1)
Gary Rossington (track 1)
Allen Collins (track 7)
Ronnie Van Zant (tracks 1, 7)
publisher:
recorded at:
Studio One (Doraville, GA) in Doraville, Georgia, United States (tracks 3, 9)
mash-ups:
Sweet Home California (2Pac feat. Dr. Dre vs Lynyrd Skynyrd) by FAROFF & Burst'n (track 1)
sampled by:
Home Sweet Home by Rev Run (track 1)
part of:
is the basis for:
Sold Out Alabama (track 1)
later parody versions:
Cheap Birds (track 10)
Freebird (track 10)
Gimme Pre-Trib (track 3)
Sweet Oholibamah (track 1)
What's In Nahum (track 2)
later translated versions:
Miña terra galega (track 1)
recording of:
Free Bird (track 10)
Gimme Three Steps (track 3)
I Ain’t the One (track 9)
Swamp Music (track 8)
Sweet Home Alabama (track 1)
That Smell (track 7)
What's Your Name (track 2)
You Got That Right (track 5)