Cover Alert | Jason Isbell Plays Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Back in November of last year an all-star tribute concert was held at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta honoring the legacy of the southern rock greats Lynyrd Skynyrd. One of the many illustrious musicians taking the stage that night was singer-songwriter Jason Isbell who took lead and played slide guitar on a rendition of Skynyrd’s “I Know A Little,” video of which has been officially released.




The concert was billed as “One More for The Fans! – Celebrating the Songs & Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd” and included appearances by Lynyrd Skynyrd, Isbell, Trace Adkins, Alabama, Gregg Allman, Charlie Daniels, Peter Frampton, Warren Haynes, John Hiatt, Randy Houser, Jamey Johnson, Aaron Lewis, moe., Gov’t Mule, O.A.R., Robert Randolph, Blackberry Smoke, Cheap Trick and Donnie Van Zant.

Among the performances that night included Gov’t Mule playing “Simple Man,” moe. and John Hiatt teaming up for “The Ballad Of Curtis Loew,” Randolph playing “You Got That Right,” Allman handling “Tuesday’s Gone,” Frampton leading “Call Me The Breeze,” Adkins singing “What’s Your Name,” Daniels and Van Zant pairing up for “Down South Jukin,” Blackberry Smoke taking on “Working For The MCA,” O.A.R. performing “Don’t Ask Me No Questions” and Isbell delivering “I Know A Little.”

The over four-hour long concert was filmed and recorded for a CD/DVD and footage of that release featuring Isbell’s performance has been made available. Watch the fierce take on “I Know A Little”:




[Hat Tip –Rolling Stone]