Free Bird is a song first released by Lynyrd Skynyrd but covered by many famous artists after.
Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American rock band formed in 1964 and comprised Ronnie Van Zant as a lead vocalist, Gary Rossington in charge with the guitar, Allen Collins also with the guitar, Larry Junstrom in charge with the bass guitar, and the last but not least, Bob Burns, with the drums.
They sang mainly southern rock and blues rock and they were ranked by Rolling Stone magazine number 95 on the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
Free Bird was released as a single in November 1974, as part of the band’s album named Pronounced ‘Leh-nerd ‘Skin-‘nerd.
The single became their second Top 40 hit, peaking at number 19 in January.
The free Free Bird piano sheet music has a length of 9:08 minutes in the album version and 4:41 minutes in the single version.
It is considered part of the southern rock and hard rock music genre at which was released by the MCA records label.
The song was written by Allen Collins and Ronnie Van Zant and produced by Al Kooper, and it took them more than two years from the moment when Allen Collins wrote the initial chords, to create the melody.
Looking into the free Free Bird piano sheets composition, we can see that the guitar solos that finish the song were added originally to give Van Zant a pause, as he was so wanted at that time.
The song combines elements like vocals, bass guitar, acoustic guitar, drums, piano, and organ.
Because of its success, Free Bird was covered by many famous artists, used in popular culture in the media.
The most notable cover version which we would like to mention is the one by Will to Power and Peter Frampton. In the media, the song was featured in Forrest Gump, House of Cards, and many others.
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