Gold & Platinum

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Gold & Platinum
Greatest hits album by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Released Dec 1979
Genre Southern rock, boogie rock
Length 84:09
Label MCA
Lynyrd Skynyrd chronology
Skynyrd's First And... Last
(1978)
Gold & Platinum
(1979)
Best of the Rest
(1982)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (A)[2]

Gold & Platinum was a 2-disc best of/hits compilation by Lynyrd Skynyrd. It was released in 1979 and is now out of print. The compilation spans their peak years from 1972–1977. The album contains three live tracks from the band's critically acclaimed One More From The Road: "Gimme Three Steps", "I Ain't The One", and "Free Bird". The album was certified Gold on 3/25/1980, Platinum on 8/18/1980 and 3x Platinum on 7/21/1987 by the RIAA.

Track listing[edit]

Disc One[edit]

  1. "Down South Jukin'" (Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant) - 2:12
  2. "Saturday Night Special" (Ed King, Ronnie Van Zant) - 5:08
  3. "Gimme Three Steps" (Live) (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant) - 5:00
  4. "What's Your Name?" (Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant) - 3:31
  5. "You Got That Right" (Steve Gaines, Ronnie Van Zant) - 3:46
  6. "Gimme Back My Bullets" (Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant) - 3:28
  7. "Sweet Home Alabama" (Ed King, Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant) - 4:44
  8. "Free Bird" (Live) (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant) - 14:10

Disc Two[edit]

  1. "That Smell" (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant) - 5:47
  2. "On the Hunt" (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant) - 5:25
  3. "I Ain't the One" (Live) (Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant) - 3:17
  4. "Whiskey Rock-A-Roller" (Ed King, Billy Powell, Ronnie Van Zant) - 4:23
  5. "Simple Man" (Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant) - 5:57
  6. "I Know a Little" (Steve Gaines) - 3:28
  7. "Tuesday's Gone" (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant) - 7:32
  8. "Comin' Home" (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant) - 5:30


Live Songs[edit]

  • Disc 1, Track 3 recorded 7/9/1976 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, GA
  • Disc 1, Track 8 and Disc 2, Track 3 recorded 7/8/1976 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, GA

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas (2011). "Gold & Platinum - Lynyrd Skynyrd | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (2011). "Robert Christgau: CG: lynyrd skynyrd". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved August 14, 2011.