7 Apr 2011 ... Lynyrd Skynyrd, 'Free Bird'. Writers: Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant Producer: Al Kooper Released: Sept. '73, MCA 12 weeks ... Play Free Bird!" Free Bird is a classic 1970s rock song by the band Lynyrd Skynyrd, known for its long length, for its epic guitar solos, and for people yelling out ... A term commonly shouted by concert patrons in an attempt to mock the band's ability to play their own music. This is usually done in conjunction with lighting a ...