Made in the Shade (song)

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"Made in the Shade"
Single by Lynyrd Skynyrd
from the album Nuthin' Fancy
Released March 24, 1975
Recorded Studio One, Doraville, Georgia, August, 1974
Genre Southern rock
Length 4:41
Label MCA Records
Writer(s) Ronnie Van Zant
Producer(s) Al Kooper
Lynyrd Skynyrd singles chronology
"Saturday Night Special"
"Made in the Shade"
"Double Trouble"

"Made in the Shade" is a song by southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. The song was recorded in 1974 and was released on the band's third album, Nuthin' Fancy. It was written by Ronnie Van Zant.


The song starts with Ronnie Van Zant saying "Well when I was a young-un they used to teach me to play music like this here...". The song then begins with a classic blues sound, the lyrics refer to an ungrateful girl in a relationship.[1]


A notable cover of this song was released by Hank Williams, Jr., in February, 1983, on his Strong Stuff album.[2]


2. "Strong Stuff," Wikipedia.