20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Lynyrd Skynyrd

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20th Century Masters: The Best of Lynyrd Skynyrd
Greatest hits album by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Released March 9, 1999[1]
Genre Southern rock
Label MCA

The 20th Century Masters project is a modern effort at recapturing the classics and repackaging them for newer generations to be exposed to and enjoy. Released March 9, 1999, the Lynyrd Skynyrd edition compiles some of the band's greatest and most recognizable hits. The album was certified Double Platinum by the RIAA in 2006, and has sold 2,929,000 copies in the US as of August 2013.[2]

Track listing[edit]

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No. Title Original Album Length
1. "Sweet Home Alabama"   1974 – Second Helping 4:45
2. "What's Your Name?"   1977 – Street Survivors 3:33
3. "Gimme Three Steps"   1973 – (pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd) 4:32
4. "Double Trouble"   1976 – Gimme Back My Bullets 2:51
5. "You Got That Right"   1977 – Street Survivors 3:48
6. "Saturday Night Special"   1975 – Nuthin' Fancy 5:12
7. "That Smell"   1977 – Street Survivors 5:51
8. "Swamp Music"   1974 – Second Helping 3:32
9. "I Ain't the One"   1973 – (pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd) 3:54
10. "Free Bird"   1973 – (pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd) 9:10
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [3]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Amazon Track listing and Release Date". Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Paul Grein (August 28, 2013), "Week Ending Aug. 25, 2013. Albums: A Let-Down For John Mayer", Chart Watch (Yahoo) 
  3. ^ "Allmusic Review". Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Rolling Stone Album Guide". Retrieved 18 June 2011.