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Duets

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This Movie plays Free Bird performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
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Elizabethtown

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This Movie plays Free Bird performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
"Free Bird" is played live in the film.
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Forrest Gump

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This Movie plays Free Bird performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
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The Devil's Rejects

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This Movie plays Free Bird performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Free Bird is played during the closing scenes of the film.
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It is referred to by these books...

Naked
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This Book refers to Free Bird performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
During the story of hitchhiking with Starsky and Hutch, David's friend Randolph, a guitar enthusiast, played the song Free Bird while David was inside a gas station, looking for fudge. (p. 127)

It is played in these television episodes...

Dead Like Me:
Season:  2  / Episode:  9 
Be Still My Heart

This Television Episode plays Free Bird performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Mason requests Freebird from the string quartet at the funeral.

House of Cards:
Season:  1  / Episode:  2 
Chapter 2

This Television Episode plays Free Bird performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Californication:
Season:  3  / Episode:  10 
Dogtown

This Television Episode plays Free Bird performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Runkle sings part of this song when he and Hank run into Karen, Marcy, and Becca on the street after stealing the books from the bookstore.

Six Feet Under:
Season:  2  / Episode:  8 
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

This Television Episode plays Free Bird performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
This song plays as Claire tells Brenda that she has kept in touch with Billy while he was in the hospital.

Everybody Loves Raymond:
Season:  3  / Episode:  14 
Pants On Fire

This Television Episode plays Free Bird performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
During a flashback to 20 years ago when Ray had a party at home while his parents were gone, the song 'Free Bird' plays as Ray has fun with his friends.

King of the Hill:
Season:  6  / Episode:  13 
Tankin' It to the Streets

This Television Episode plays Free Bird performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Bill gets drunk and steals a tank while singing "Free Bird".

Family Guy:
Season:  16  / Episode:  6 
The D in Apartment 23

This Television Episode plays Free Bird performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
This plays as Meg and Chris team up to fight other students in the cafeteria who are upset over Brian's offensive tweet.

Californication:
Season:  2  / Episode:  4 
The Raw & the Cooked

This Television Episode plays Free Bird performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Both Hank and Becca are seen playing this song on Guitar Hero at the beginning and end (including into the closing credits) of the episode.

My Name Is Earl:
Season:  2  / Episode:  20 
Two Balls, Two Strikes

This Television Episode plays Free Bird performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd

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How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  2  / Episode:  17 
Arrivederci, Fiero

This Television Episode refers to Free Bird performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
In a flashback to their first road trip in the Fiero, Marshall tells Ted that he isn't going to settle down with the first girl he hooks up with in college (Lily), telling Ted that "This bird will never change." a reference to the song 'Free Bird'.

Justified:
Season:  1  / Episode:  2 
Riverbrook

This Television Episode refers to Free Bird performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
After the prison band, 'The Big House Boys" perform a song at the birthday party, someone in the crowd shouts, "Free Bird!".

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Sweet Home Alabama
performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Simple Man
performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Tuesday's Gone
performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Gimme Three Steps
performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Free Bird
performed by Ruckus

 

Free Birds

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