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It appears that Saliva is covering Simple Man for a Lynyrd Synyrd tribute album....

this is from the Salive website

Question:

hi guys, heard that your contributing a song for a lynyrd skynyrd tribute album, is this true? and will you use one of your songs or cover some skynyrd? can't wait to here it either way. anyway hope to see you on tour soon!

asked by GeD on Thursday, January 6, 2005

Answer:

Yeah, we did "Simple Man" in November of 2003 for a Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute album. There were a bunch of bands covering Skynyrd songs, but the last I heard it wasn't going to happen.

answered

Yup, just thought I'd share it with ya's

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Tribute albums (or songs) to Lynyrd Skynyrd are not a new thing.

- Lynyrd Skynyrd: Lonesome Skynyrd Time Feat Larry Cordle & LST

- Under the Influence: Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd

- Sweet Home Alabama: Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd

- Pickin' on Lynyrd Skynyrd: A Tribute

- The Blues Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd

- Steel Guitar Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd

- Country Tribute to Lynyrd to Skynyrd

Shinedown recorded a version of "Simple Man". Many people don't like it, but I think it sounds wonderful. The lead singer from Shinedown has a fantastic voice and the song is done in a very simple and pure acoustic style. I got to hear this live last year at Riverfest in Wisconsin and thought the sound was phenomenal (of course this version wasn't acoustic).

There's my two cents!

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