Nuthin' Fancy

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Nuthin' Fancy
Nuthin' Fancy (Lynyrd Skynyrd album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Released March 24, 1975
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
Producer Al Kooper
Lynyrd Skynyrd chronology
Second Helping
(1974)Second Helping1974
Nuthin' Fancy
Gimme Back My Bullets
(1976)Gimme Back My Bullets1976
Singles from Nuthin' Fancy
  1. "Saturday Night Special" / "Made in the Shade"
    Released: May 19, 1975

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 4/5 stars link
Robert Christgau A− link
Rolling Stone (mixed) link

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Saturday Night Special" 5:08
2. "Cheatin' Woman" 4:38
3. "Railroad Song"
  • King
  • Van Zant
4. "I'm a Country Boy"
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
5. "On the Hunt"
  • Collins
  • Van Zant
6. "Am I Losin'"
  • Rossington
  • Van Zant
7. "Made in the Shade" Van Zant 4:40
8. "Whiskey Rock-a-Roller"
1999 CD reissue bonus tracks
No. Title Writer(s) Length
9. "Railroad Song" (Live at the Winterland in San Francisco, CA, April 27, 1975)
  • King
  • Van Zant
10. "On the Hunt" (Live at the Winterland in San Francisco, CA, April 27, 1975)
  • Collins
  • Van Zant
  • Tracks 9-10 are previously unreleased


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