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|Song by Lynyrd Skynyrd|
|from the album (pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd)|
|Released||August 13, 1973|
|Recorded||Studio One, Doraville, Georgia, April 3, 1973|
|Songwriter(s)|| Ronnie Van Zant |
|Song by Metallica|
|from the album Garage Inc.|
|Released||November 24, 1998|
|Recorded||September–October 1998 at The Plant Studios, Sausalito, California.|
|Songwriter(s)|| Ronnie Van Zant |
|Producer(s)|| Bob Rock |
"Tuesday's Gone" is the second track on Lynyrd Skynyrd's first album, (Pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd) . It also appears on the band's first live LP, One More From the Road .
Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1964 by Ronnie Van Zant (vocals), Gary Rossington (guitar), Allen Collins (guitar), Larry Junstrom and Bob Burns (drums). It is best known for popularizing the Southern rock genre during the 1970s. Originally called My Backyard, the band was also known by names such as The Noble Five and One Percent, before finally deciding on "Lynyrd Skynyrd" in 1969. The band gained worldwide recognition for its live performances and signature songs "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Free Bird". Van Zant, along with guitarist Steve Gaines, and backup singer Cassie Gaines, were killed in airplane crash on October 20, 1977, putting an abrupt end to the 1970s era of the band.
Al Kooper adds upfront Mellotron string sounds to the chorus of the song. It's one of a few Lynyrd Skynyrd songs on which Bob Burns, one of the original founding members and drummer, did not play. Atlanta Rhythm Section's drummer Robert Nix played on the studio version. Bob Burns, however, can be heard playing on the demo version from the same session.
Al Kooper is an American songwriter, record producer and musician, known for organizing Blood, Sweat & Tears, providing studio support for Bob Dylan when he went electric in 1965, and bringing together guitarists Mike Bloomfield and Stephen Stills to record the Super Session album. In the 1970's he was a successful manager and producer, notably recording Lynyrd Skynyrd's first three albums. He's also had a successful solo career, written music for film soundtracks, and has lectured in musical composition. He continues to perform live.
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Robert Lewis Burns Jr. was an American drummer who was in the original line-up of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Metallica covered "Tuesday's Gone" on the album Garage Inc. , which features special appearances from Gary Rossington, on guitar Pepper Keenan from Corrosion of Conformity, John Popper from Blues Traveler, Les Claypool from Primus, Jerry Cantrell from Alice in Chains, Jim Martin formerly of Faith No More, credited as Fatso.
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In 1988, a cover version was recorded by country music artist Hank Williams, Jr. as the closing track on his album Wild Streak . This version was later part of a 1994 compilation titled Skynyrd Frynds , which featured several country acts performing covers of Skynyrd songs.
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On July 13, 1999, Phish covered the song for an encore at the then-called Tweeter Center (now the Xfinity Center) outside of Boston, in Mansfield, Massachusetts
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In 2001, a previously unreleased demo version of the song was featured as a bonus track on the reissued and expanded CD. The demo version is also available on the 2005 Chronicles CD box set.[ citation needed ]
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Best of the Rest is a compilation album by the American Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. It was originally released in 1982 and again in 1990 on CD. This compilation contains album cuts that are fan favorites. The only hit from the band on the album is "Call Me the Breeze." The compilation also contains two previously unreleased early recordings from 1971 and 1972. Those songs were originally planned to be on their shelved debut album, making (Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd) their actual debut. The early songs were recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Alabama. Other early songs from 1971-72 also surfaced on the compilations Skynyrd's First and... Last in 1978 and Old Time Greats in 1997.
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