Donnie Van Zant
American singer
Donnie Van Zant
Donald Newton "Donnie" Van Zant is an American rock vocalist/guitarist. He is best known as a member of the band 38 Special, which he formed in 1974. He is the middle of three brothers; his older brother Ronnie was the original lead singer for Lynyrd Skynyrd who died in a 1977 plane crash in Mississippi along with two other members of the band and three others on the plane, and his younger brother Johnny is Lynyrd Skynyrd's current lead singer.
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.38 Special hangs on tightly to touring life - MPNnow.com
Google News - over 5 years
It was during that time - and under the tutelage of more established artists, such as Ronnie Van Zant, the late lead singer for Lynyrd Skynyrd and brother of .38 Special's Donnie Van Zant - that he learned how a song is structured
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Review: .38 Special, Loverboy, The Tubes and Head East - The State Journal-Register
Google News - over 5 years
About the only tired note in the entire show was the cliched stage banter from more than one of the bands (I'm lookin' at you, Reno and Donnie Van Zant). Memo to rock stars: please come up with something other than “Are you having a good time?
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38 Special to release live album, Live From Texas - Orlando Sentinel (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
In addition to the hits – “Rockin' Into The Night,” “Caught Up In You,” “Back Where You Belong,” ”Hold On Loosely” among them – the album includes singer Donnie Van Zant's collaboration with his younger brother, Johnny – current lead singer of Lynyrd
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Lynyrd Skynyrd Singer Hospitalized - Ultimate-Guitar.Com
Google News - over 5 years
... in the hopes of rescheduling them when Johnny has been cleared to go. Johnny is the younger brother of Skynyrd co-founder and former lead vocalist Ronnie Van Zant (who was killed in the October 1977 plane crash) and .38 Special founder Donnie Van Zant
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38 Special to Release New Album 'Live From Texas' - Ultimate Classic Rock
Google News - over 5 years
“The magic's still there,” adds the band's other co-founder and vocalist, Donnie Van Zant. “It's an emotional high for us to keep 'bringing it' after all these years. That's what you hear on the new live stuff … that sense of urgency and power
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Live review: .38 Special @ Hudson Gardens - Reverb
Google News - over 5 years
Donnie Van Zant dedicated “Rebel to Rebel” to the memory of his late brother Ronnie Van Zant, the iconic singer and founder of Lynyrd Skynyrd. Their short set — about 90 minutes — also included their classic “Rockin' Into the Night,” yet there was no
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All Along the Watchtower: Get ready for the (musical) flood coming on Friday - Enterprise-Record
Google News - over 5 years
Founding members Don Barnes (guitar) and Donnie Van Zant (vocals) and the rest of those Wild-Eyed Southern Boys still bounce around the country performing about 100 dates a year, including an 8 pm stop at Oroville's Gold Country Casino
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BANDS, RACING & FOOTBALL TICKETS - The Keene Sentinel
Google News - over 5 years
The band was formed in 1975 in Jacksonville, Fla., by Donnie Van Zant. His older brother, Ronnie, was the original lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd who died in a 1977 plane crash in Mississippi, along with two other members of the band
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Good Morning! - KWTX
Google News - over 5 years
Rock singer Donnie Van Zant is 59. Actor Peter Bergman is 58. Pro Football Hall of Famer Joe Montana is 55. Actor Hugh Laurie is 52. Singer Gioia Bruno (Expose) is 48. Rock musician Dan Lavery (Tonic) is 45. Country singer-songwriter Bruce Robison is
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OFFBEAT: Whoopi Goldberg eager to bring life of Moms Mabley to broadway and ... - nwitimes.com
Google News - over 5 years
Singer Donnie Van Zant of .38 Special and of Van Zant is 59. Actor Peter Bergman ("The Young and the Restless") is 58. Football great Joe Montana is 55. Actor Hugh Laurie is 52. Singer Gioia Bruno of Expose is 48. Bassist Dan Lavery of Tonic and
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Weekend Rock, Ribs and Ridges event features Marshall Tucker - Dailyrecord.com
Google News - over 5 years
Don Barnes, who co-founded .38 Special with Donnie Van Zant in Jacksonville, Fla., has his own theory about the popularity of southern rock. “It's the genial snarl of the guitars,” he says. “It's that underdog spirit people respond to
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Birthday greetings - Macomb Daily
Google News - over 5 years
Singers Joey Dee, 71, Donnie Van Zant of .38 Special and of Van Zant, 59, Gioia Bruno of Expose, 48. Country singer Bruce Robison, 45. Drummer Frank Beard of ZZ Top, 62. Bassists Dan Lavery of Tonic, 45, Smilin' Jay McDowell (BR5-49), 42, Tai Anderson
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Celeb birthdays for the week of June 5-11 - eTaiwan News
Google News - over 5 years
Singer Donnie Van Zant of .38 Special and of Van Zant is 59. Actor Hugh Laurie is 52. Singer Gioia Bruno of Expose is 48. Bassist Dan Lavery of Tonic is 45. Country singer Bruce Robison is 45. Bassist Smilin' Jay McDowell (BR5-49) is 42
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38 Special closed out the 2011 Rib America in St Louis Monday with rockin set - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
Swinging the first punch with their 1979 hit “Rockin' Into the Night” the band, led by Donnie Van Zant and Don Barnes, made it known they were not going to perform any less for a smaller crowd. Unfortunately, and whether it was the heat or some other
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.38 Special to "Rock into the Night" at Choctaw - Durant Daily Democrat
Google News - almost 6 years
Singer Donnie Van Zant recently held a special phone interview, sharing his thoughts about his experience performing with the crew through the years and life on the road. After more then three decades together, members from .38 Special still continue
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Bailie, Matt (Kurzbiografie) - Country Music News
Google News - almost 6 years
Geschrieben von Bailie, Donnie Van Zant und Aaron Scherz ist der Titel an jemanden gerichtet, der zu früh und vor zu langer Zeit gegangen ist, dessen Gegenwart den Sohn, den er kaum kannte, immer noch leitet und inspiriert
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Interview with Don Barnes from .38 Special: Finding The Fountain Of Youth - Aquarian Weekly
Google News - almost 6 years
Led by Don Barnes and Donnie Van Zant, the group went on to become one of the biggest bands in the '80s. From 1981 to 1987, the group released five albums, with four of them going platinum and another garnering gold. But it's not like they've fallen
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