As the “Classic Rock” genre splintered in the early to mid-70s, one of those off-shoots became known as “SOUTHERN ROCK.” In this sub-genre, some amazing bands played incredible, rockin’ music…with a bit of a country/southern flair.
So, Where did it all begin? Some say it was with The Allman Brothers Band…and they could be right! The Allmans began their journey in 1969 in Jacksonville, Florida. Known as the 1st ‘real’ Southern rock band, the Allmans were built on rock and blues, with a southern twist.
Soon afterwards, Lynyrd Skynyrd stepped into the spotlight, and took the Allmans up a notch, with a more gritty and louder sound. And from there, followed Charlie Daniels, The Outlaws, .38 Special, Marshall Tucker and ZZ top, to name a few.
Now, all these rockin’ groups are playing on GotRadio’s SOUTHERN ROCK station. As with ALL GotRadio stations, it’s FREE to listen-to, and we don’t play lots of commercials. In fact, we player fewer than 5 minutes of ads per hour.(However…your local radio stations play over 10 per hour!). So give us a listen! We think you’ll agree when you “GotRadio” you “GET MUSIC!”
In all , Gotradio features over 40 stations…with music for whatever mood you’re in! Pick a favorite HERE!
Everyone has a favorite band in this genre…so what’s YOURS? Check out this list of the “Greatest Southern Rock Bands” from our friends at Ranker.com.
It’s EASY to listen to GotRadio! Just head to our website at Gotradio.com and pick a fave! Or, get the free download & listen on the GotRadio app, or via Tune-In. If you want to hear it right NOW, just click H E R E!