Simple Man Lyrics

Lynyrd Skynyrd

credits


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Gary Robert Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
album: Track 4 in album (pronounced ’lĕh‐’nérd ’skin‐’nérd)
release date: 1973
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length: 5:57
producer: Al Kooper
drums: Bob Burns
lead vocals: Ronnie Van Zant
vocal: Ronnie Van Zant
engineer: Rodney Mills, Al Kooper, Bob "Tub" Langford and Danny Turbeville
electric guitar: Allen Collins and Gary Rossington
electric bass guitar: Ed King
organ: Roosevelt Gook
keyboard: Billy Powell
mastering: Glenn Meadows
bass guitar: Ed King
guitar: Gary Rossington and Allen Collins
writer: Gary Rossington
lyricist: Ronnie Van Zant

Album Information

label: MCA Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Lynyrd Skynyrd (pronounced ’lĕh‐’nérd ’skin‐’nérd) cover art

Lyrics

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Mama told me when I was young
"Come sit beside me, my only son
And listen closely to what I say
And if you do this it will help you some sunny day"

"Oh, take your time, don't live too fast
Troubles will come and they will pass
You'll find a woman and you'll find love
And don't forget, son, there is someone up above"

"And be a simple kind of man
Oh, be something you love and understand
Baby be a simple kind of man
Oh, won't you do this for me, son, if you can"

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 I Ain't the One
  • 2 Tuesday's Gone
  • 3 Gimme Three Steps
  • 4 Simple Man
  • 5 Things Goin' On
  • 6 Mississippi Kid
  • 7 Poison Whiskey
  • 8 Free Bird