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

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20th Century Masters: The Best of Lynyrd Skynyrd
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Greatest hits album by
ReleasedMarch 9, 1999[1]
GenreSouthern rock
Length47:02
LabelMCA

20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Lynyrd Skynyrd is a compilation album by Lynyrd Skynyrd, released in 1999 as a part of the modern effort at recapturing the classics and repackaging them for newer generations to be exposed to and enjoy. It 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 U.S. as of August 2013.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sweet Home Alabama" (Ed King, Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant) - 4:45
  2. "What's Your Name?" (Rossington, Van Zant) - 3:32
  3. "Gimme Three Steps" (Allen Collins, Van Zant) - 4:30
  4. "Double Trouble" (Collins, Van Zant) - 2:50
  5. "You Got That Right" (Steve Gaines, Van Zant) - 3:47
  6. "Saturday Night Special" (King, Van Zant) - 5:09
  7. "That Smell" (Collins, Van Zant) - 5:49
  8. "Swamp Music" (King, Van Zant) - 3:33
  9. "I Ain't the One" (Rossington, Van Zant) - 3:54
  10. "Free Bird" (Collins, Van Zant) - 9:10
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars [3]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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, archived from the original on 2013-10-29
  3. ^ "Allmusic Review". Retrieved 18 June 2011.
  4. ^ "Rolling Stone Album Guide". Retrieved 18 June 2011.