Simple Man

“Simple Man” is the fourth track from the southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd’s first album (Pronounced ‘lĕh-‘nérd ‘skin-‘nérd) in 1973.

The song was a great success from the beginning and is and has been, after “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Free Bird”, the third most listened to by the group.

It has a fairly simple structure: it begins with an arpeggio in C Major (Do / Sol / Lam / Lam7), on that same arpeggio the voice sings the verses and on those same chords but changing the arpeggio for a more rock-hard and forceful choruses. , all this alternated with some guitar solos.

Personnel:
– Guitar: Gary Rossington
– Bass: Ed King
– Organ: Al Kooper
– Keyboard: Billy Powell
– Voice: Ronnie Van Zant
– Drums: Bob Burns
– Guitar: Allen Collins

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