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(LynrdSkynrd) NewsFlash Leon Wilkinson died three months ago   ( divider line
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2002-01-04 02:34:08 PM  
Steevo George Harrison died????
2002-01-04 02:34:57 PM  
Leon Wilkinson was fighting in Afghanistan? I can't see him in a gun fight, unless he was begging for three steps.
2002-01-04 02:36:47 PM  
You know what sucks? That C,S,N,&Y's ticket prices and tour are being handled by SFX Entertainment, the company that is screwing up everything for true music fans.
You want to see them within the first 10 rows?
$225 for one ticket thru Ticketmaster(another entity just as evil as the R.I.A.A. & SFX)in Chicago.
I will not pay to go to a show sponsored by SFX unless I'm comped and/or on the guest list.
2002-01-04 02:36:55 PM  
Lynyrd Skynyrd sucks.
2002-01-04 02:40:09 PM  
Slayer - I've stopped going to concerts for that reason. If I get some tix free I'll go, otherwise I'm not helping Ticketmaster make a farking dime.
2002-01-04 02:41:38 PM  
Whoa. Spurrier really did resign. So did Dennis Green, but we saw that one coming. Hmm, does someone smell an ESPN headline "Vikings name new head coach Steve Spurrier"?
2002-01-04 02:45:11 PM  
I submitted an ESPN link about Spurrier but it hasn't been posted - probably won't. I think Spurrier may go to Tampa Bay once they fire Dungy. Either that or the Jacksonville job may be opening.
2002-01-04 02:45:25 PM  
Leon's final message, read at his funeral:

I cannot promise you that I will not change.
I cannot promise you that I will not have many different moods.
I cannot promise you that I will not hurt your feelings sometimes.
I cannot promise you that I will not be erratic and that I will always be strong.
I also cannot promise you that my faults will not show.
But I promise you, that I will always be supportive of you.
I will give you the freedom to be yourself.
I will understand everything that you do.
And I will be completely honest with you.
I will laugh and cry with you.
And I will help you achieve all of your goals.
But most of all, please remember...
That I will always have faith in you,
And promise you that I will always love you.
2002-01-04 02:45:39 PM  
I didn't see anything about a death. Can someone post a link to an obit or something? I'm morbid like that.
2002-01-04 02:49:04 PM  
when neil young was bashing "southern men", he was talking about all americans.
the bastard's canadian!
lynard took it personally
i don't know anything about neil young
i'm inclined to say he sucks because if he didn't i would have heard of him by now.
2002-01-04 02:50:35 PM  
Cool poem, who the hell is Leon
2002-01-04 02:52:00 PM  
NEWSFLASH! Francisco Franco is dead. Spain in turmoil.
2002-01-04 02:54:07 PM  
and no one can answer, Who is the Leon?
2002-01-04 02:58:33 PM  
Lynyrd Skynyrd kicks ass !!!!!!!!
2002-01-04 03:02:25 PM  
Dammit to hell what is this Lynyrd Skynyrd crap everyone is babbling about!!!!!! And the Leon Guy to
(I got your back Mazz)
2002-01-04 03:04:55 PM  
Metalstill, Mazzmeola: You expect us to do your reading for you? It's on the page.
2002-01-04 03:05:16 PM  
I think some of you spend waaay tooo much time at your computers if you don't know who Leon and Lynyrd Skynyrd are. Get out and get a life people. Leon was one of the few remaining originals left in the band. Now I believe they are down to just 2 which is actually in violation of the contract they have with the wives of the dead members of the band. The contract states that the band may continue using the Skynyrd name as long as there are always at least 3 original members in the band.
2002-01-04 03:06:04 PM  
Krinkle if you've never heard of Neil YOung, then your Bio is right. you DO need to get out more. "Southern Man" wasn't about all Americans. It was about racist attitudes in the south that were prevelant during the sixties (when the song was written) Skynard, a southern rock band, retaliated with "Sweet Home Alabama"

As mentioned above, Warren Zevon then retaliated with a third song, which apperently goes much further in vilifying Southern "Rebel Pride". If I could find the song, I'd say more

BTW, Warren Zevon is Amreican)

I don't get the "I haven't heard of him, so he must be crap" logic.
2002-01-04 03:06:23 PM  
Lynrd Skynyrd = Southern Rock band of the 70's.
Leon was the bassist. He died in July? of this year.
I saw them twice. The whole band early on and the piece of sh*t masquerading as LS recently. God was that recent show bad.
2002-01-04 03:08:00 PM  
CanuckGuy - You get him!!

2002-01-04 03:08:05 PM  
Neal Young is like U2. Some talent, but takes himself WAAAAAAYY to seriously.

Lynyrd Skynyrd was good, but they've sucked since they died.
2002-01-04 03:09:30 PM  
"Rolland was a warrior from the land of the midnight sun. With Thompson gun for hire, fighting to be done...."
Rolland the Headless Thompson Gunner--Warren Zevon
2002-01-04 03:09:43 PM  
Pinecamguy And now a recap, with a ssistance from the American Institute For the Hard Of Hearing

Francisco Franco is still dead.


(the world needs more Garret Morris)
2002-01-04 03:11:51 PM  
CanuckGuy: The Zevon song is "Play it All Night Long." Very caustic

I'm going down to the Dew Drop Inn
See if I can drink enough
There ain't much to country living
Sweat, piss, jizz and blood
Sweet Home Alabama
Play that dead band's song
Turn those speakers up full blast
Play it all night long
2002-01-04 03:12:51 PM  
Neal Young was actuialy a friend of the band. That jibe towards Young in sweet home alibama was just a joke Ronnie Van Zant was such a fan of Neil Young that he often performed in a Neil Young t-shirt.

Krinkle: I can't believe you've never heard of Neil Young??? i bet you have heard his songs and just not known who it was Heart of Gold? Southern Man? Helpless?

Mazzmeola: Metalstill:

Leon was the bass player for Lynyrd Skynyrd.
2002-01-04 03:13:14 PM  
Leon's real last words:

Whiskey bottles, and brand new cars,
Oak tree you're in my way......
2002-01-04 03:14:15 PM  
In that case....
Damit to hell where do I find the winning powerball numbers to tomorrow night drawing....

It worked once...
We are now all more informed on the subject of white trash down home buscuit and gravy eating crap.

(No offense to the buscuits and gravy)
2002-01-04 03:14:17 PM  
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2002-01-04 03:14:55 PM  
Neil Young has some talent?!

Man, I'd love to know which musicians you admire.
2002-01-04 03:15:45 PM  
MojoGobo Thanks. Now to go pull it off Napst...
Oh. Wait.
2002-01-04 03:18:29 PM  
Read the liner notes to One More for/from the Road, it says, (if I remember correctly), that Young really liked the song.
2002-01-04 03:19:58 PM  
Lynryd Skynyrd: a bunch of drunken rednecks proud of their redneck heritage. hooray.

Sweet Home Alabama indeed-- these white pride posers are actually from Jacksonville, Florida.
2002-01-04 03:25:16 PM  
2002-01-04 03:25:38 PM  

He can write great songs, but his singing voice makes my eyes bleed.
2002-01-04 03:31:45 PM  
Since we're on the subject of music and rednecks..... my favorite titlt for a redneck song would have to be "Drop-kick Me, Jesus, Throught the Goalpost of Life".
2002-01-04 03:34:34 PM  
Wow, nice spelling job...
2002-01-04 03:43:46 PM  
Don't ye worry about noo spellings, Cletus, this be the internot and Goerge Dubya Bush be da prezident! YEEEHAAA Lets hava hangin!
2002-01-04 03:48:50 PM  
The Worst Country Song Titles
* If You Don't Believe I Love You Just Ask My Wife
* Timber, I'm Falling in Love
* You're the First Time I Thought About Leaving
* Love Will Beat Your Brains Out
* You Can Tell the Man Who Boozes (By the Company He Chooses)
* I Think I'll Drink Myself Into the Past
* I Got Tears in My Eyes From Lying on My Back Crying on My Pillow Over You
* Sleeping Single in a Double Bed
* The Pint of No Return
* Your Negligee Has Turned to Flannel Nightgowns
* Guess My Eyes Were Bigger Than My Heart
* It Ain't Love but It Ain't Bad
* Thank God and Greyhound She's Gone
* I'd Rather have a Bottle in Front of Me Than a Frontal Lobotomy
* Don't Let That Doorknob Hit You (on the Way Out)
* You're Out Doing What I'm Here Doing Without
* This Time I'm Gonna Beat You to the Truck
* You Blacked My Blue Eyes Once Too Often
* Walk Out Backwards Slowly So I'll Think You're Walking In
* I Forgot How Bad My Good Woman Could Be
* You Done Stomped on My Heart (and Smashed That Sucker Flat)
* Let Me Love the Leavin' from Your Mind
* Somebody Shoot Out the Jukebox
* My Legs Won't Walk Away From You
* What's a Fool Like Me Doing In a Love Like This
* I've Been Roped and Throwed by Jesus in the Holy Ghost Corral
* If You Can Live With It (I Can Live Without It)
* She Got the Gold Mine (I Got the Shaft)
* Hell Stays Open All Night
* I'd Be Better Off in a Pine Box
* I've Got You on My Conscience But At Least You're Off My Back
* Bridge Washed Out, I Can't Swim and My Baby's on the Other Side
* The Worst You Ever Gave Me Was the Best I Ever Had
* If the Phone Doesn't Ring It's Me
* I've Got a Funny Feeling (I Won't Be Feeling Funny Very Long)
* Does My Ring Hurt Your Finger (When You Go Out at Night)
* How Can a Whiskey Six Years Old Whip a Man That's 32?
* I Knew I'd Lean (But I Never Thought I'd Fall)
* She Even Woke Me Up to Say Goodbye
* We Used to Just Kiss on the Lips But Now It's All Over
* You're the Reason Our Kids Are So Ugly
* If You Keep Checking Up on Me (I'm Checking Out on You)
* It Don't Hurt Half as Bad as Holding You Feels Good
* I Don't Know Whether to Kill Myself or Go Bowling
* I'm Gettin' Gray From Being Blue
* I Keep Forgettin' I Forgot About You
* Heaven's Just A Sin Away
* She Made Toothpicks Out Of The Timber Of My Heart
* If Fingerprints Showed Up On Skin, Wonder Whose I'd Find On You
* I've Been Flushed From The Bathroom Of Your Heart
* She Feels Like A New Man Tonight
* Velcro Arms, Teflon Heart
* The Last Word In Lonesome Is "me"
* When We Get Back To the Farm (That's When We Really Go To Town)
* You Stuck My Heart In a Old Tin Can and Shot It Off a Log
* He's Been Drunk Since His Wife's Gone Punk
* I Bought the Boots That Just Walked Out On Me
* Ever Since I Said "I Do," There's a Lot of Things You Don't
* The Next Time You Throw That Fryin' Pan, My Face Ain't Gonna Be There
* If The Jukebox Took Teardrops I'd Cry All Night Long
* I Don't Know Whether to Come Home or Go Crazy
* You're a Cross I Can't Bear
* It Don't Feel Like Sinnin' to Me
* You Hurt the Love Right Out of Me
* Mama Get the Hammer (There's A Fly on Papa's Head)
* If You Can't Feel It (It Ain't There)
* I've Got the Hungries for Your Love and I'm Waiting in Your Welfare Line
* My Shoes Keep Walkin' Back to You
* How Can I Miss You When You Won't Go Away?
* Why do You Believe Me when I Tell You that I Love You when You Know I've Been a Liar All My Life?
2002-01-04 03:48:50 PM  
Who the hell is this Wilkinson? He must have been very influential if I've never heard of him.
2002-01-04 03:52:08 PM  
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2002-01-04 03:55:44 PM  
Who cares. Skynyrd is a bunch of no-talent, redneck, macho, I-can-do-whatever-I want sh!tstains anyway.
2002-01-04 03:56:03 PM  
Another posting of the magic W€€€€€€, this could well become the next "All Your Base"

As the daddy of the magic W€€€€€€ I am so proud!
2002-01-04 03:57:26 PM  
Wheres Ozzie, JOHNDX, Mytwocents, Okok and all the other regular farkers tonight?
2002-01-04 03:58:46 PM  
I can't wait to hear what mytwocents has to say...
2002-01-04 04:00:25 PM  
Kanonball: Tell me their all made up, please? I don't know if I can handle the knowledge that they're out there!

-Da Lupe
2002-01-04 04:01:15 PM  
Yay caboozy's here!

did you know that the Fat Thief thread is still going strong!

Only it's got so big it takes 10mins to load up on my farking 56k, so I have officialy quit that nasty thread.
2002-01-04 04:01:36 PM  
my favorite Skynyrd song has to be 'Afternoon Delight'

Thinking of you's workin' up my appetite
Lookin' forward to a little afternoon delight
My motto's always been when it's right, it's right
Why wait until the middle of the cold dark night

Sky rockets in flight...Afternoon delight

aaaaaaaaaafternoon delight.

pure genius.

oh wait, that was Starland Vocal Band. Nevermind!
2002-01-04 04:02:17 PM  
AceClown - Is she still talking about herself and the fact that she's a hottie? Oooh - I must check it out
2002-01-04 04:03:31 PM  
She seems to have caught Schitzophreneia and is arguing with herself?

That girl ain't right :(
2002-01-04 04:04:14 PM  
I always liked: "I Hate Every Bone In Her Body Except For Mine"
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