This is Skynyrd's "unplugged" album, with the band performing most of its best-known songs without amplification, on an array of instruments that includes mandolin. The songs come off very strong and surprisingly natural in this setting, and it's all good enough and different enough to make Endangered Species a necessary addition to the collection of any fan of the original band.
Endangered Species is the eighth album by the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. It was released in 1994, and features mostly acoustic instrumentation, as well as Ronnie Van Zant's younger brother, Johnny, as lead vocalist. Many of the songs are Skynyrd's most known songs, with new material released alongside. This is the last album to feature Ed King on guitar as well the only one to feature Mike Estes. Down South Jukin'" (Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant) - 2:38. Retrieved 14 August 2011.
In July 1987, Lynyrd Skynyrd announced their reforming for the Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Tour, with returning members Rossington, King, Wilkeson, Pyle and Powell joined by new lead vocalist Johnny Van Zant, Ronnie's younger brother. Collins was unable to join the reunited group after a car accident the previous year which left him paralyzed from the waist down, choosing Randall Hall. Hall and Custer were replaced by Mike Estes and Owen Hale, respectively, both of whom performed on the 1994 album Endangered Species. King was forced to leave the band in 1996 due to health problems, with Hughie Thomasson brought in to take his place; Estes left around the same time, with former drummer Medlocke returning to the band on guitar as. This is the last album to feature guitarist Ed King and the only one to feature guitarist Mike Estes. Studio album by. Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Southern Rock Lynyrd Skynyrd. Band Name Lynyrd Skynyrd. Album Name Endangered Species.