On November 24, 2007 guitarist Casey Calvert was found dead on the band's tour bus. According to his autopsy Calvert died of combined drug intoxication. This song is about the loss and pain the band have gone through since the tragedy.
"White "Christmas" was so popular that Bing had to re-record the song five years after the original 1942 recording because the original masters had been worn out from all the pressings. This is the version that became a holiday tradition.
Ronnie Van Zant wrote the Lynyrd Skynyrd classic "Gimme Three Steps" after making the mistake of dancing with a girl whose boyfriend was in the bar and probably had a gun. He asked for a 3-step head start.