Thursday, July 28, 2016

My Summer of Live Rock & Roll Act IV: Lynyrd Synyrd & Peter Frampton (Well That Didn't Work Out As Planned)

Lynyrd Skynyrd was forced to cancel or postpone a number of shows after guitarist Gary Rossington had to undergo yet another heart surgery following chest pains last week.

"The Lynyrd Skynyrd band is canceling or rescheduling the next 2 weeks of touring, while Gary Rossington recovers at home from heart surgery to repair blockage in his arteries," said the band in a statement.

The concert in Clarkston was caught up in those two weeks.  Bummer -- this was the one concert I was really looking forward to.

The last time I was planning to see Lynyrd Skynyrd was in October 1977, that show was cancelled too, but for a more fatal reason.

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