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History of Southern Rock pt 2- Gregg Allman, Gary Rossington, Doug Gray, Hughie Thomasson, Henry Paul, Donnie Van Zant, Charlie Daniels, Steve Earle

Listen to these stories from the classic rock interviews of the late Gregg Allman, Henry Paul & the late Hughie Thomasson of TheOutlaws,Marshall Tucker Band's Doug Gray & Jerry Eubanks,Donnie Van Zant & Jeff Carlisi of 38 Special,Charlie Daniels, & Steve Earle.

38 Special- Special Forces- Donnie Van Zant, Jeff Carlisi

Former singer/ songwriter co-founder Donnie Van Zant and original 38 Special lead guitarist Jeff Carlisi recall band headquarters in an abandoned auto parts garage to work up songs including “Rockin’ Into the Night" & "Stone Cold Believer" from their January 1980 breakthrough third album;”Hold On Loosely” and ”Fantasy Girl”from 1981’s Wild Eyed Southern Boys , plus eventually “Caught Up in You”and "Chain Lightning" in June 1982 from the top ten seller  Special Forces...

38 Special- Back Door Stranger- New Years Eve 1982- Memphis

Performed live and broadcast nationwide New Year's Eve 1982 from Memphis' MidSouth Coliseum , which I was thrilled to host from radio station ROCK 103 ,here's a smokin' version of 38 Special's "Back Door Stranger" .-Redbeard

38 Special- Wild Eyed Southern Boys- Memphis 12-31-82

38 Special live New Years Eve 1982 Memphis Mid-South Coliseum with"Wild-Eyed Southern Boys", a fond tribute to the late 38 Special bass player Larry Junstrom. -Redbeard [jwplayer config="Audio Player" file="http://its-live.s3.amazonaws.com/LIVE-38-special-wild-eyed-southern-boys.mp3"…