Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Lynyrd Skynyrd are an American Southern Rock band, who are best known for their songs "Sweet Home Alabama" (1974) and "Free Bird" (1974) . Their career was cut short by a tragic plane crash in 1977, in which three band members lost their lives. Surviving members reunited in 1987 and the band has been full-time again since 1991.

Zappa and Lynyrd Skynyrd

During "Star Special", on BBC Radio 1 in 1980, Frank Zappa played their song, "Sweet Home Alabama".

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