Nuthin' Fancy

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Nuthin' Fancy
Studio album by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Released March 24, 1975 (US)
Recorded Recorded at WEBB IV Studios, Atlanta, January 1975, (except for track 1, Studio One in Doraville, Georgia, August 1974)
Genre Southern rock, Blues rock, Boogie Rock, Hard Rock
Length 37:34
Label MCA (US)
Producer Al Kooper
Lynyrd Skynyrd chronology
Second Helping
(1974)
Nuthin' Fancy
(1975)
Gimme Back My Bullets
(1976)

Nuthin' Fancy is a 1975 album by Lynyrd Skynyrd, their third studio album, and their first to reach the Top 10, peaking at #9 on the US albums chart. It was certified Gold on 6/27/1975 and Platinum on 7/21/1987 by the RIAA. This is the first record with new drummer Artimus Pyle and the last with guitarist Ed King until the reformation of Lynyrd Skynyrd and the release of Lynyrd Skynyrd 1991.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
Robert Christgau A− link
Rolling Stone (mixed) link

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Saturday Night Special" (Ed King, Ronnie Van Zant) – 5:08
  2. "Cheatin' Woman" (Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant, Al Kooper) – 4:38
  3. "Railroad Song" (Ed King, Ronnie Van Zant) – 4:14
  4. "I'm a Country Boy" (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant) – 4:24

Side two[edit]

  1. "On the Hunt" (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant) – 5:25
  2. "Am I Losin'" (Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant) – 4:32
  3. "Made in the Shade" (Ronnie Van Zant) – 4:40
  4. "Whiskey Rock-a-Roller" (Ed King, Ronnie Van Zant, Billy Powell) – 4:33

1999 CD reissue bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Railroad Song" (Live-4/27/1975 at the Winterland in San Francisco, CA) (Ed King, Ronnie Van Zant) - 5:27
  2. "On the Hunt" (Live-4/27/1975 at the Winterland in San Francisco, CA) (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant) - 6:10
  • Tracks 9-10 are previously unreleased

Personnel[edit]

Additional: