LYNYRD SKYNYRD - Double Trouble LIVE 11072015 @ Alabama State Fair Montgomery AL USA 6
Lynyrd Skynyrd, live, on November 7, 2015, in Montgomery Alabama, USA, at the Garrett Coliseum on the final night of the Alabama State Fair. "Double Trouble" written by Ronnie Van Zant and Allen Collins, which was recorded in 1975. It appears on the band fourth album, GIMME BACK MY BULLETS, and was released as a single in the United States by MCA recorded and produced by Al Kooper. It peaked at number 80 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at number 86 on the Cash Box Top 100 Singles. The song features Ronnie Van Zant singing about how he is a troublemaker. Lyrics include "Double Trouble, is what my friends all call me". The song also features backup vocals from The Honkettes.
Lynyrd Skynyrd originally formed in 1964 as My Backyard in Jacksonville, Florida, the band used various names such as The Noble Five and One Percent, before coming up with Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1969. The band rose to worldwide recognition on the basis of its live performances and signature tunes "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Free Bird". At the peak of their success, three members died in an airplane crash in 1977, putting an abrupt end to the band's most popular incarnation. The surviving band members re-formed in 1987 for a reunion tour with lead vocalist Johnny Van Zant, the younger brother of lead singer and founder Ronnie Van Zant. The re-formed band continues to tour and record with co-founding member Gary Rossington and core members Johnny Van Zant, along with guitarist Rickey Medlocke, who recorded with the band for a short time in the early 1970s. Drummer Michael Cartellone has recorded and toured with the band since 1999. Lynyrd Skynyrd was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 13, 2006.
Current band members:
Gary Rossington - guitarist - the last original member still with the band.
Rickey Medlocke - drummer (1970-71) guitarist (1996 -present)
Johnny Van Zant - lead vocalist (1987-present) - younger brother of the late Lynyrd Skynyrd co-founder and former lead vocalist Ronnie Van Zant, and of the .38 Special founder, Donnie Van Zant.
Michael Cartellone - drummer (1999–present)
Mark Matejka - guitarist. (2006 - present)
Peter “Keys” Pisarczyk - keyboards (2009 - present)
Johnny Colt - bass guitar (2012 - present)