38 Special Biography

Summary Profile Description:

38 Special is an American rock band that emerged in the late 1970s and achieved significant success with their Southern rock sound. Formed in Jacksonville, Florida, the group became known for their energetic performances and catchy, guitar-driven songs. Over the years, 38 Special has continued to captivate audiences with their unique blend of rock and roll, earning them a dedicated fanbase and a prominent place in rock music history.

Personal Information:

Name Occupation Parents Blood Siblings
Don Barnes Vocalist/Guitarist Unknown Unknown
Donnie Van Zant Vocalist Lacy Van Zant (father) Johnny Van Zant (brother)
Donnie Van Zant Jr. Unknown Unknown Unknown
Danny Chauncey Guitarist Unknown Unknown
Larry Junstrom Bassist Unknown Unknown
Steve Brookins Drummer Unknown Unknown
Jack Grondin Drummer Unknown Unknown
Bobby Capps Keyboardist/Vocalist Unknown Unknown
Danny Chauncey Guitarist Unknown Unknown

Social Media Accounts:

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Website 38 Special Official Website Link
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Awards and Projects:

Criteria Details Short Summary
BMI Pop Awards “Hold On Loosely” (1981) Recognized for the success of their hit single.
“Caught Up in You” (1982) Awarded for the popularity of another hit single.
Albums “38 Special” (1977) Debut studio album showcasing their Southern rock sound.
“Wild-Eyed Southern Boys” (1981) Album that included their breakthrough hits.
“Special Forces” (1982) A successful follow-up album with chart-topping singles.
“Tour de Force” (1983) Continued their streak of hits and fan favorites.
“Strength in Numbers” (1986) Album featuring the hit single “Like No Other Night”.
“Rock & Roll Strategy” (1988) Embraced a more polished sound and achieved success.
“Bone Against Steel” (1991) Transitioned to a more mainstream rock sound.
“Resolution” (1997) Marked their return to the music scene after a hiatus.
“Drivetrain” (2004) Album showcasing their enduring Southern rock style.
“A Wild-Eyed Christmas Night” (2001) Released a Christmas album with their own spin.


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