Jacksonville has been the birthplace for so many great musical acts over the years, and the city has always enjoyed an active music scene.
So it should come as no surprise that, over the years, several artists and bands have penned songs that allude to or even pay homage to the Bold City.
Below we’ve assembled a short collection of our favorite songs about Jacksonville. It’s by no means a definitive list, and we hope to hear from you all with some of your favorites!
No one can quite agree on where the conflict featured in Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Gimme Three Steps” actually took place. Some say it was at The Jug, some say The Little Brown Jug, and some say The Pastime.
But just about everyone agrees that it took place on the west side of Jacksonville, the original home of the legendary southern rock band. The song was one of Skynyrd’s first singles and was featured on their debut album.