Thursday, July 19, 2012

Why Don't They Dump Them, People, To The Bottom Of The Sea (revisited)

Originally posted 7/19/2005, updated:

Lynyrd Skynyrd's gun control song "Saturday Night Special" made it's Top 40 debut today (7/19), back in 1975. This peaked at #27, not bad for the bad-boys of Southern Rock. I was (and am) a huge Skynyrd fan, but this is not one of my favorite songs of theirs....
Trivial asides:  Skynyrd only had four Top 40 songs, and Saturday Night Special peaked lowest.  Their biggest hit was Sweet Home Alabama at #8, followed by"What's Your Name" which was released post-crash, and made it to (unlucky?) #13.

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