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Lynyrd Skynyrd: Skyrvyrd's First And…Last

Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 23 September 1978

ROCK 'N' ROLL REQUIEMS usually denigrate rather than enhance the reputation of the deceased, which is as sound a reason as any to approach this album, released on the first anniversary of the Skynyrd tragedy, suspiciously. But here is a rarity: an album that passes the acid test and honours the memory of a great band, provoking once again the thought of what might have been.

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