A new version of Last. Do you know a YouTube video for this track? Add a video. Do you know any background info about this track? Start the wiki. View all albums by this artist. Do you know the lyrics for this track? Add lyrics on Musixmatch. On Skynyrd's first live album, 's One More from the Road , Van Zant can be heard asking the crowd, "What song is it you wanna hear?
During a gig in Chicago during later released as the bootleg I'm Sorry, Folks , American comedian Bill Hicks responded to a heckler repeatedly shouting "Free Bird" by screaming, " Hitler had the right idea; he was just an underachiever!
The song has sold 2,, downloads in the digital era, as of The song has been covered many times. The song spent one week at No. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Freebird. For the Beatles song, see Free as a Bird. For the Germanic legal concept, see Vogelfrei. For other uses, see Freebird disambiguation. Southern rock  hard rock .
Allen Collins Ronnie Van Zant. Classic Rock Magazine. June 5, Retrieved June 2, The track that, more than any other, defined the southern rock genre.
Lynyrd Skynyrd continues to tour and record. Of its original members, only Gary Rossington remains with the band as of The band was inducted in… read more. The band became prominent in the Southern United State… read more.
The band became prominent in the Southern United States in , and rose to worldwide recognition b… read more. Similar Artists Play all. Trending Tracks 1. Exploring the local sounds and scenes at Noise Pop Fest. Albums of the latest and loved, and the ones to look out for discover By okspud1 15 Feb am. Wednesday 25 March Thursday 26 March Friday 27 March Saturday 28 March Monday 30 March Tuesday 31 March Wednesday 1 April Thursday 2 April Friday 3 April Saturday 4 April Sunday 5 April Monday 6 April Tuesday 7 April Wednesday 8 April Thursday 9 April Friday 10 April Saturday 11 April Sunday 12 April Monday 13 April Tuesday 14 April Wednesday 15 April Friday 17 April Saturday 18 April Sunday 19 April Monday 20 April Tuesday 21 April Wednesday 22 April Being a keen guitarist, I have collected quite a number of versions of "Freebird", by Lynyrd Skynyrd, and the longest being around 9 minutes long.
I'm pretty sure I remember hearing a much longer one in my teenage years, but don't know what I'm searching for. The original, unedited and full version ends just after 10 minutes , however there is a "demo" version that plays up to eleven minutes and nine seconds , and there are various live albums that feature the song that smash through the thirteen minute barrier, such as One More From the Road and Lyve from Steel Town.
The longest? On the original release album if you let it keep playing it will go for just under 22 minutes. But it HAS to be the original release. Sign up to join this community. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top.Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group Free Bird · Lynyrd Skynyrd Pronounced' Leh-'Nerd 'Skin-'Nerd ℗ UMG Recordings, Inc. Released on: