Artimus Pyle Biography
Birthday: July 15, 1948 (Cancer)
Born In: Louisville, Kentucky
Artimus Pyle is a popular American musician known for his work as a drummer with the band Lynyrd Skynyrd. He was often called the ‘Wild Man’ of the group. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps for several years before he began his musical career. During this time, he worked as an avionics mechanic at various military bases. A few years after being honorably discharged, he joined the rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. He made his debut in 'Saturday Night Special', a song from Nuthin' Fancy, the band's third album. He worked on several albums of the band such as 'Gimme Back My Bullets', 'Street Survivors' and 'Lynyrd Skynyrd 1991'. His most impressive works include 'Railroad Song' a song from the album 'Nuthin’ Fancy', as well as 'That Smell' from ‘Street Survivors.’ Later he also began recording and touring with the Artimus Pyle Band. He and his Lynyrd Skynyrd bandmates were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.