Tag: Southern rock
The Atlanta Rhythm Section (ARS) plays southern rock. Unofficially they formed in 1970.
.38 Special is an American rock band. It was formed by vocalist Donnie Van Zant in 1975 in Jacksonville, Florida. The band initially had a straight-ahead Southern rock sound, much like Lynyrd Skynyrd. By the early 1980’s, the band began incorporating elements of blues-rock and arena rock into their sound, kicking off a string of successful albums and singles.
Cross Canadian Ragweed plays southern rock, country rock, alternative country, Texas country, and red dirt music. Their name is a combination of the original members names.
The Allman Brothers Band is a band from Macon, Georgia, labeled by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as “the principal architects of Southern rock.” Originally formed in 1969, two years later they were described by Rolling Stone‘s George Kimball as “the best damn rock and roll band this country has produced in the past five years.” Noted for their impressive jamming and improvisational abilities (best exemplified by their album At Fillmore East), the band has been awarded eleven Gold and five Platinum albums between 1971 and 2005. Rolling Stone listed The Allman Brothers as one of their 100 Greatest Artists of All Time in 2004.
On June 9, 2005, Fogerty was inducted into the Songwriters’ Hall of Fame alongside Bill Withers, Steve Cropper, Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman, Isaac Hayes and David Porter.
In September 2005, Fogerty returned to Fantasy Records. The first album released under the new Fantasy contract was The Long Road Home, a compilation CD combining his Creedence hits with solo material which was issued on November 1, 2005. A new studio album is planned for 2006 release. On June 13th 2006 will be released a live dvd named The Long Road Home – In Concert including live versions of his biggest solo hits and hits of Creedence Clearwater Revival.
This summer Fogerty will be touring the USA with Willie Nelson. On June 29, he played his first headlining British concert since 1972, at the Hammersmith Apollo theater in London, as part of the European leg of the tour.