Archive | Apr 18, 2018

Certain Songs #1189: Molly Hatchet – “Flirtin’ With Disaster”

Album: Flirtin’ With Disaster
Year: 1979

After Lynyrd Skynyrd’s plane went down, there was a but of a rush to fill the void left by Ronnie Van Zant’s death.

At first people people thought that maybe one of the bands of Ronnie’s brothers, Johnny & Donnie, might fill the hole. Not so much, as Johnny changed his band’s name, released a bunch of albums to squat until he just said fuck it and joined the reunited Skynyrd in 1987, and has now been with them three times as long as Ronnie was.