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Music by Turner: Everyone needs a little six-pack of Skynyrd classics

...Jacksonville, Fla. Led by vocalist Ronnie Van Zant along with guitarists Allen Collins...10-year hiatus for Skynyrd.Ronnie Van Zant's younger brother Johnny took...of Southern rock at its best. Ronnie Van Zant and the band jelled well with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-04-05/music-turner-everyone
Fair game

...never become a musician. Possible, but unlikely. He is, after all, sibling to the late Lynyrd Skynyrd founder Ronnie Van Zant and current Skynyrd singer Johnny Van Zant. Rock roots run deep for him, and he has followed the siren's call...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/20/app_300997.shtml
Applause
Hall of fame voters again snub Lynyrd Skynyrd

...South. It formed in the late 1960s, when lead singer Ronnie Van Zant and guitarist Gary Rossington attended Lee High School...when a 1977 plane crash in rural Mississippi killed Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines and his sister, backup vocalist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/15/mus_437243.shtml
Music
Rock hall of fame voters again snub Lynyrd Skynyrd

...South. It formed in the late 1960s, when lead singer Ronnie Van Zant and guitarist Gary Rossington attended Lee High School...when a 1977 plane crash in rural Mississippi killed Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines and his sister, backup vocalist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/15/met_437227.shtml
Metro
Songs are 'the essence' of Skynyrd

...Medlock was quick to note that this ethos guided the band long before the 1977 plane crash that killed lead singer Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines and backup singer Cassie Gaines. "It was rumored that Ronnie was going to become the writer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/12/mus_555439.shtml
Music
Book details roots of Southern rock

...If we were to learn tolerance, we had to look elsewhere and many of us looked to rock stars like Greg Allman and Ronnie Van Zant." Mr. Kemp, who grew up in Asheboro, N.C., has spent two decades covering music and culture. For his book...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/26/art_429514.shtml
Arts
Music legends inducted in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

...tribute" to a hated high-school teacher, made much of its memorable music before a 1977 plane crash killed singer Ronnie Van Zant and guitarist Steve Gaines. Countless cigarette lighters have been lifted in salute of Skynyrd's epic "Free Bird...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/14/mus_69620.shtml
Music
Bands fight to eight, but who still rocks?

...be here for you." - That Smell, 1977. Fulfillment: Three days after Street Survivor is released, band members Ronnie Van Zant and Steve Gaines and backup singer Cassie Gaines die in a plane crash over Mississippi. Where are they now? On the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/16/mus_447502.shtml
Music
People in the News

...for their work performing as Van Zant. Their brother Ronnie Van Zant was a founding member of the Southern rock group best...such as "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Free Bird." Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines and backup singer Cassie Gaines were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/20/ent_82133.shtml
Things to Do
Help pick the top American band

...become kings of the Southern rock movement. Essential album: One More From the Road, 1976. Why they made the list: Ronnie Van Zant's down-home style, Billy Powell's roadhouse piano and the triple guitar attack of Gary Rossington, Allen Collins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/23/mus_444432.shtml
Music