38 Special


38 Special (a.k.a. .38 Special) is a veteran rock band from JacksonVille, FL that became famous during the 1980s. Formed in 1974 by neighborhood friends Don Barnes and Donnie Van Zant (the younger brother of Lynyrd Skynyrd founder Ronnie), the band has had many lineup changes since its founding.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Hold On Loosely (1981)
  • Caught Up In You (1982)
  • You Keep Runnin' Away (1982)
  • If I'd Been The One (1983)
  • Back Where You Belong (1984)
  • Teacher, Teacher (1984)
  • Like No Other Night (1986)
  • Back To Paradise (1987)
  • Second Chance (1989)
  • The Sound Of Your Voice (1991)

Pop charts debut year: 1980

Years active: 1974-present

Genres: Southern rock, hard rock, arena rock, country rock, blues rock

Labels: A&M

Website: 38special.com


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