The Southern rock guitar army of cofounder Gary Rossington and longtimers Rickey Medlocke and Mark Matejka tells the stories behind their vintage guitars, high-powered amps, and classic approach to tone.

Rickey Medlocke, who has been in Skynyrd’s circles since the ’60s, has favored Explorers in both Skynyrd and his own band, Blackfoot. His main guitar is this 1983 Gibson Explorer that shows the wear of decades on the road.

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