“Free Bird” – Lynyrd Skynyrd

Released as a single in November 1973, “Free Bird” entered the Billboard Hot 100 on November 23 at No. 87 and became the band’s second Top 40 hit in early 1975, peaking at No. 19 on January 25. A live version of the song reentered the charts in late 1976, eventually peaking at No. 38 in January 1977.”Free Bird” achieved the No. 3 spot on Guitar World’s 100 Greatest Guitar Solos.It is considered to be Lynyrd Skynyrd’s signature song, is used as a finale during their live performances, and is their longest song, often going well over 14 minutes when played live. source

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