Big wheels keep on turning Carry me home to see my kin Singing songs about the southland I miss alabamy once again And I think its a sin, yes. Well I heard Mr. In Birmingham, they love the governor Now we all did what we could do Now Watergate does not bother me Does your conscience bother you? Tell the truth. Now Muscle Shoals has got the Swampers And they've been known to pick a song or two Lord, they get me off so much They pick me up when I'm feeling blue Now, how about you? Em alta:. Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Watch the trailer. Title: Sweet Home Alabama Melanie Carmichael, an up and rising fashion designer in New York, has gotten almost everything she wished for since she was little. But when he proposes to her, she doesn't forget about her family back down South. More importantly, her husband back there, who refuses to divorce her ever since she sent divorce papers seven years ago. To set matters straight, she decides to go to the south quick and make him sign the papers. When things don't turn out the way she planned them, she realizes that what she had before in the south was far more perfect than the life she had in New York City. Written by kay.
It reached number 8 on the US chart in and was the band's second hit single. Ronnie and I were sitting there, and he kept saying, 'play that again'. Then Ronnie wrote the lyrics and Ed and I wrote the music. The hit led to two TV rock show offers, which the band turned down. In his autobiography Waging Heavy Peace , Young commented on his role in the song's creation, writing "My own song 'Alabama' richly deserved the shot Lynyrd Skynyrd gave me with their great record. I don't like my words when I listen to it. They are accusatory and condescending, not fully thought out, and too easy to misconstrue". Van Zant's other response was also controversial, with references to the Governor of Alabama , George Wallace a noted supporter of segregation and the Watergate scandal :. In Birmingham, they love the governor boo boo boo Now we all did what we could do Now Watergate does not bother me Does your conscience bother you? Tell the truth
It doesn't matter where you come from: You know the song "Sweet Home Alabama. But do you know the true meaning behind the Southern anthem's words? That's where, in , five teenagers formed what would eventually become the iconic rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. It wasn't until five years after getting together that they finally settled on the name Lynyrd Skynyrd though, after their former P. In , the band, then comprised of lead vocalist Ronnie Van Zant, drummer Bob Burns, guitarists Allen Collins and Gary Rossington, bassist Leon Wilkeson, and keyboardist Billy Powell released their first self-titled album , followed by another, Second Helping , in The first track was a huge hit. Called "Sweet Home Alabama," the single reached number eight on U. Well, maybe hidden isn't the right word. Lynyrd Skynyrd directly name-dropped their supposed adversary, Neil Young, in the song.