Lynyrd Skynyrd has almost been rocking on for 50 years, and now, the band's legacy will be celebrated by a tribute CD and DVD. Today (March 31), the Loud & Proud Records and Blackbird Presents announced that the November 2014 tribute concert One More for the Fans featuring classic rock covers from Alabama, Cheap Trick, Jason Isbell, O.A.R., Trace Adkins and more will be getting an official release.
Inspired by Lynyrd Skynyrd's legendary 1976 concert and live album at the Fox Theatre, country and rock's biggest stars reconveined on Nov. 12, 2014, for a tribute concert at that very venue in Atlanta. Now, fans who weren't lucky enough to hear "Free Bird" live in person will have the opportunity to relive the epic show.
"Lynyrd Skynyrd has been the foundation of our label since the late '90s, and it is a true honor to continue our relationship into the future. Lynyrd Skynyrd - One More For The Fans! is an incredible moment in the band's history and we are thrilled to partner with Keith Wortman and Blackbird Presents to bring this release to the Skynyrd Nation!" Tom Lipsky, president of Loud & Proud Records, said in a press release.
Trace Adkins, Alabama, Gregg Allman, BlackberrySmoke, Cheap Trick, Charlie Daniels, Peter Frampton, Gov't Mule, Warren Haynes, John Hiatt, Randy Houser, Jason Isbell, Jamey Johnson, Aaron Lewis, moe., O.A.R., Robert Randolph and Donnie Van Zant all performed at the Fox Theatre alongside Lynyrd Skynyrd and are expected to appear on the tracklist.
However, concrete details about the CD and DVD, including that tracklist and a release date are forthcoming.