Freebird... The Movie

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Freebird... The Movie
Freebird Cover.jpg
Directed by Jeff G. Waxman
Written by Sanford Santacroce
Starring Allen Collins
Steve Gaines
Billy Powell
Artimus Pyle
Gary Rossington
Ronnie Van Zant
Leon Wilkeson
JoJo Billingsley
Cassie Gaines
Leslie Hawkins
Music by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Release date
  • August 30, 1996 (1996-08-30)
Country United States
Language English

Freebird... The Movie is an in-depth look at Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd. Released on August 30, 1996, it is part documentary and part concert footage. Charlie Daniels was involved as "creative consultant".


Most of the footage is from the band's appearance at the Knebworth festival, on August 21, 1976, while the last performance is from a show in Oakland, California.


A soundtrack of the film was released by MCA Records, including most of the recordings of the performances from the film.

  1. "Workin' for MCA" (Ed King, Ronnie Van Zant)
  2. "I Ain't the One" (Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant)
  3. "Saturday Night Special" (Ed King, Ronnie Van Zant)
  4. "Whiskey Rock-A-Roller" (Ed King, Billy Powell, Ronnie Van Zant)
  5. "Travelin' Man" (Leon Wilkeson, Ronnie Van Zant)
  6. "Searchin'" (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant)
  7. "What's Your Name?" (Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant)
  8. "That Smell" (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant)
  9. "Gimme Three Steps" (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant)
  10. "Call Me the Breeze" (J.J. Cale)
  11. "T for Texas (Blue Yodel No.1)" (Jimmie Rodgers)
  12. "Sweet Home Alabama" (Ed King, Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant)
  13. "Free Bird" (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant)
  14. "Dixie" (Traditional)

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