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I Know A Little by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Album: Street SurvivorsReleased: 1977
  • This is probably the best example of Skynyrd guitarist Steve Gaines' contributions to the band. He wrote the song himself, and also wrote or co-wrote 3 other songs on the album. Gaines replaced Ed King as the band's guitarist in 1976, but died in the 1977 plane crash that also claimed the lives of lead singer Ronnie Van Zant and Gaines' sister Cassie, who was a backup singer for the group. This song provides a glimpse of his clever songwriting, as Van Zant sings about a guy who has a strong feeling that his girl is cheating on him.
  • Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington told Guitar School magazine, July 1993, that he'd never heard anybody, including the current guitarists in the band, play the picking on this song quite right - the way Steve Gaines did.
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Comments: 2

Lots of us 'old timers' love singing the chorus, after you been around the block a few times you know how things work. Great, fun song.Camille - Toronto, Oh
Steve simply BLAZES away with his guitar on this.
Nice bit of keyboards to match later on.
Great song!
Oldpink - New Castle, In
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