Watch An Amazing Cover of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Gimme Back My Bullets” on Ammo Box Guitar

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As a blues guitarist, it might be challenging to stand out, but Justin Johnson has amassed a huge following of loyal supporters because he is simply too talented to pass up. I’m sure you’ve all seen the crazy, long-haired guy ripping it up on a three-string shovel. Although the novelty may have given him over a million fans, it’s his unquestionably great music that keeps people coming back for more.

This idea is fantastic. Justin Johnson performs “Gimme Me Back My Bullets” on an ammo can-based guitar. Ronnie Van Zant would undoubtedly be impressed by Justin’s inventiveness in this rendition of “Gimme Me Back My Bullets” and would undoubtedly be proud of him.

Gimme Back My Bullets, according to Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington in a 1992 Goldmine interview, is about the bullets used by the Billboard charts to indicate that a song is ascending the chart swiftly. A song that is “#12 with a bullet” is now at #12 but is likely to move up next week. This was a signal from Skynyrd that they wanted to return to the charts since they hadn’t had a hit in a while.

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