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Video: Lynyrd Skynyrd Challenge Their Hillbilly Status on 'The Soup'

Check out this newly posted (and very funny) video of Gary Rossington and the rest of Lynyrd Skynyrd bemoaning their hillbilly reputation.

The video is a teaser for an episode of E!'s The Soup, which will air 10:30 p.m. EST (9:30 Central) this Sunday, October 21. The episode is called The Goodest Moments Of Redneck Shows.

Best lines: "You know, I'm so sick of this 'hillbilly' nonsense. We should've never turned the song into 'Sweet Home Alabama.' We should've kept it just the way it was."

"But 'Sweet Home Greenwich, Connecticut' just didn't have the same ring to it."

Watch the full video below.

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Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.