Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd are hard at work on crafting a new album. Frontman Johnny Van Zant discussed the progress the band have made with “We’re getting about to the end of the writing part,” Van Zant said, and talked about how the new stuff stays firmly in the Lynyrd Skynyrd tradition. “If it ain’t broke, don’t try to fix it. We write about things that we’ve done or things that have happened to people around us. It’s for the common people, people who have made this great country of ours. That’s what the heck I say we always write about.” For more.