Lynyrd Skynyrd Jones

Album: Soul (2021)
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  • Lynyrd Skynyrd Jones
    Spelled with all four y's
    Was born in 70-something
    Between "Sweet Home" and "You Got That Right"
    His mama met his daddy
    At a Tallahassee show
    But just like Tuesday
    Daddy wound up gone on down the road

    Lynyrd Skynyrd Jones
    Hailed from Gadsden, Alabama
    Born to carry on
    Who his mama was a fan of
    Don't ask me no questions
    And I won't tell you no lies
    That's what she always told him
    Right up 'til the day she died

    Lynyrd wasn't black or white
    He was somewhere in between
    Throw in, abandoned and confused
    And you get the blues when you're just thirteen
    Well he found his salvation
    In a pawn shop bought guitar
    You can't teach that kind of pickin'
    It's got to come right from your heart

    Lynyrd Skynyrd Jones
    Hailed from Gadsden, Alabama
    Called to carry on
    Who his mama was a fan of
    Don't ask me no questions
    And I won't tell you no lies
    That's what she always told him
    Right up 'till' the day she died, oh, oh
    Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh

    When Lynyrd Skynyrd Jones'
    Mama passed away
    A dressed in all black, black man
    Stood up in back to say
    Been thinking about your mama
    Since that Tallahassee show
    Yeah son, I am your daddy
    And my name is Curtis Lowe
    Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
    Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh

Comments: 2

  • Tony Shrum from Chattanooga As a 60 year old man in the south I grew up on Skynyrd and when I listened to this song the first time I cursed and cried. I didn't have a clue as to what would happen as I listened in wrapt in this song, it all came together in the last few lines and it's very fitting the way it ended up. I don't think that my reaction will be out of the norm for folks of my generation. Thank each of you for the part you played in putting this together.
  • Tran Charlton Boler from Metro AtlantaLynyrd S. Jones is a very thought provoking song that could be a huge hit if promoted properly. The fact that my home town Gadsden, Alabama, is in the chorus only increases my interest. Eric Church is a true country singer and one of the best. I am hoping it goes to the top.
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