Lynyrd Skynyrd discography

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Lynyrd Skynyrd discography
Releases
Studio albums 14
Live albums 6
Compilation albums 23
Singles 30
Video albums 5

Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American band formed in 1964 that was named after the group's mutual high school gym teacher. The band has released many studio, live, and other albums, along with several singles and video discs.

The band has sold 20 million albums in the US since 1991 when Nielsen SoundScan started tracking sales, not including album sales for the band's first 17 years.[1]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album information Peak chart position Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US
[2]
CAN
[3]
FIN
[4]
FRA
[5]
GER
[6]
NOR
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
UK
[10]
1973 (Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd) 27 US: 2× Platinum[11]
UK: Silver[12]
1974 Second Helping
  • Released: April 15, 1974
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
12 9 US: 2× Platinum[11]
1975 Nuthin' Fancy
  • Released: March 24, 1975
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
9 43 US: Platinum[11]
1976 Gimme Back My Bullets
  • Released: February 2, 1976
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
20 2 2 1 - 4 3 1 34 US: Gold[11]
1977 Street Survivors
  • Released: October 17, 1977
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
5 3 13 US: 2× Platinum[11]
1991 Lynyrd Skynyrd 1991 64 39 44
1993 The Last Rebel
  • Released: February 16, 1993
  • Label: Atlantic Records
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
64 - 6 2 80 3 1
1994 Endangered Species
  • Released: August 9, 1994
  • Label: Capricorn Records
  • Formats: CD
115
1997 Twenty
  • Released: April 29, 1997
  • Label: CMC International
  • Formats: CD
97 12 70 36
1999 Edge of Forever
  • Released: August 10, 1999
  • Label: SPV
  • Formats: CD
96 19 47
2000 Christmas Time Again
  • Released: September 12, 2000
  • Label: Sanctuary Records
  • Formats: CD
38
2003 Vicious Cycle 30 - 30 150 44
2009 God & Guns 18 - 26 64 37 38 38 36
2012 Last of a Dyin' Breed 14 10 55 14 12 18 13 83
"—" denotes albums that were released but did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

Year Album information Peak chart position Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US
[2]
CAN
[3]
FIN
[4]
FRA
[5]
GER
[6]
NOR
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
UK
[10]
1976 One More from the Road
  • Released: 1976
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: LP
9 49 US: 3x Platinum

UK: Silver

1988 Southern by the Grace of God
  • Released: March 21, 1988
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
68
1996 Southern Knights
  • Released: July 1, 1996
  • Label: SPV
  • Formats: CD
1998 Lyve from Steel Town
  • Released: June 2, 1998
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
US: Gold
2004 Lynyrd Skynyrd Lyve: The Vicious Cycle Tour
  • Released: 2004
  • Label: Sanctuary Records
  • Formats: CD
2010 Live from Freedom Hall
  • Released: 2010
  • Label: Roadrunner
  • Formats: CD
175 74
"—" denotes albums that were released but did not chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album information Peak chart position Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US
[2]
CAN
[3]
FIN
[4]
FRA
[5]
GER
[6]
NOR
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
UK
[10]
1978 Skynyrd's First and... Last
  • Released: 1978
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
15 35 50 US: Platinum
1979 Gold & Platinum
  • Released: 1979
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: LP,CD
12 56 49 US: 3x Platinum
1982 Best of the Rest
  • Released: 1982 (LP), October 25, 1990 (CD)
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: LP (1982), CD (1990)
1987 Legend
  • Released: 1987
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
41 US: Gold
1989 Skynyrd's Innyrds
  • Released: 1989
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD, LP, Cassette
US: 5x Platinum
1991 Lynyrd Skynyrd (Box Set)
  • Released: November 12, 1991
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
US:Gold
1993 A Retrospective
  • Released: 1993
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
1997 What's Your Name
  • Released: 1997
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
US: Platinum
1997 Old Time Greats
1998 Extended Versions: The Encore Collection
  • Released: 1998[13]
  • Label:
  • Formats: CD
US: Gold
The Essential Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Released: August 25, 1998
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
US: Platinum, UK: Silver
Skynyrd's First: The Complete Muscle Shoals Album
  • Released: November 17, 1998
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
1999 20th Century Masters
  • Released: March 9, 1999
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
US: 2x Platinum
Solo Flytes
  • Released: 1999
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
2000 All Time Greatest Hits
  • Released: March 14, 2000
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
76 US: Platinum
Collectybles
  • Released: November 21, 2000
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
Then and Now
  • Released: 2000
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
2003 Thyrty
  • Released: 2003
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
16 US: Platinum
2005 Greatest Hits (first of that name)
  • Released: 2005
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
Then and Now Volume Two
  • Released: 2005
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
2008 Greatest Hits (second of that name)
  • Released: August 18, 2008
  • Label: MCA
  • Formats: CD
29 UK: Silver
2010 Icon
  • Released: August 31, 2010
  • Label: Geffen/UMe
  • Formats: CD
"—" denotes albums that were released but did not chart.

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart position Album
US

[14]

US
Main

[14]

CAN

[15]

AUT

[16]

SWI

[16]

UK

[10]

1968 "Michelle / Need All My Friends" non-album single
1971 "I've Been Your Fool / Gotta Go"
1973 "Gimme Three Steps / Mr. Banker (demo)" (pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd)
1974 "Don't Ask Me No Questions (remix) / Take Your Time (demo)" Second Helping
"Sweet Home Alabama / Take Your Time (demo)" 8 6 56 51
"Free Bird" / "Down South Jukin' (demo)" 19 47 31 (pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd)
1975 "Saturday Night Special / Made In The Shade" 27 63 Nuthin' Fancy
1976 "Double Trouble / Roll Gypsy Roll" 80 Gimme Back My Bullets
"Gimme Back My Bullets / All I Can Do Is Write About It"
"Gimme Three Steps (live) / Travelin' Man (live)" One More from the Road
"Free Bird (live) / Searchin' (live)" 38
1977 "What's Your Name? / I Know A Little" 13 6 Street Survivors
"That Smell"
1978 "You Got That Right / Ain't No Good Life" 69 63
"Down South Jukin' / Wino" 103 Skynyrd's First And... Last
1982 "Free Bird" 21 non-album single
1987 "Truck Drivin' Man" 12
1988 "Swamp Music" 16
1991 "Smokestack Lightning" 2 77 Lynyrd Skynyrd 1991
"Keeping The Faith" 10
1993 "Good Lovin's Hard To Find" 6 The Last Rebel
"Born To Run" 37
1997 "Travelin' Man" 22 Twenty
"Bring It On" 33
1999 "Preacher Man" 26 Edge of Forever
2003 "Red White & Blue (Love It or Leave)" 27 Vicious Cycle
2009 "Still Unbroken" 40 God & Guns
"Simple Life"
2010 "Skynyrd Nation"
"That Ain't My America"
2012 "Last of a Dyin' Breed" Last of a Dyin' Breed
"—" denotes singles that were released but did not chart.

Videography[edit]

Year Title Certification
1988 Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Tour
  • Released: April, 1988
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: VHS
US: Gold
1996 Freebird... The Movie
  • Released: August 13, 1996
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: VHS
1998 Lyve from Steel Town
  • Released: June 2, 1998
  • Label: CMC International
  • Formats: VHS
US: Gold
2004 Lynyrd Skynyrd Lyve: The Vicious Cycle Tour
  • Released: June 22, 2004
  • Label: Sanctuary Records
  • Formats: DVD
US: Gold
2007 Lynyrd Skynyrd: Live from Austin, TX
  • Released: June 5, 2007
  • Label: Sanctuary Records
  • Formats: DVD
US: Gold

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