You don’t need to have any musical experience to enjoy the beauty and soul of Alabama songs. If you grew up in the South, it is quite likely that you enjoyed some of the best Alabama songs as a child. Now that you are an adult there are many great places to learn more about this great music. If you have never learned a song and want to learn you can take lessons at home or attend a class at a community center or church.
Alabama is an excellent Southern country and western song and music group formed in Fortown, Alabama, iniscoert in 1969. The group was formed by Randy Owen and his brother Teddy Gentry. They soon were joined by a third cousin, Jeff Cook. The following year their songs were recorded by sandwiches and their first album hit, Down In The Valley.
The most popular and well-known Alabama song is undoubtedly, Down In The valley. This is still the most popular song in the history of the state. It was originally titled, You’ve left the building and I’ve been waiting all morning to see you. The lyrics go, You’ve left the building and I’ve been waiting all morning to see you
Another Alabama song that has become popular is, Down In The valley, Again. This time the title is changed to, I’ve been waiting all morning to see you. The actual lyrics go, Down in the valley, again. This time instead of I’ve been waiting all morning to see you, now I’ve been waiting all morning to see you. The difference is that, the second verse starts with, You’ve been waiting to see me
Other great Alabama songs that were recorded and became famous include, Come As You Are, Take Me Out To The Park, and A Boyfriend Is Just One Step Away. All of these are top ten hits in their respective times of their popularity. Most of these were also written by the Beach Boys. One more example of these great Alabama songs is, We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, which is one of the top selling songs in history.
One of the top ten Christmas songs is, Joy To The World, which was written by John Denver. This country song also served as the national theme song for many years. Many people argue that this song is one of the best Christmas songs ever, which is not hard to believe when you hear the lyrics.
One song that became very popular in the 60’s was, Mountains Of The Moon, which was written by Mountain Music. This song became known as the theme song for the movie, The Bodyguard. Another one of my all time favorite Alabama songs is, Take Me Out To The Park, which was by The Supremes. This is a beautiful song, sung by Ann Wilson. It can be found in almost any movies made around this time.
My favorite Alabama Songs, which was probably the most influential, is, I’m A Rocket Scientist by the Monkees. This track became very well known and is still played at many weddings and other occasions. This band has been around since the early sixties. The song, which sounds like a countdown, even has a video featuring the band, from the beginning to the end. No matter which Alabama song you choose to listen too, make sure it is a great one.
If you are looking for great hits from the south, you will not have a hard time finding them. The best known of these is undoubtedly, “Walkin’ On The Wild Side,” by Elvis. This is probably the most famous country music hall of Fame hit. Another one that you may want to hear, if you love the south is, “I Forgot To Remember To Forget,” by Fats Domino.
For those of you who are into bluegrass and southern music, you will love, “Blue Moon of Mississippi,” by Johnny Cash. This song was recorded by many artists before it was a hit. One of the versions included on Blue Moon Of Mississippi, actually includes a message by Cash. Another artist that is always great with southern music, is Ella Fitzgerald. Her rendition of, “Deacon Blues” is a staple of most American Christian music.
If you have all this music in your head, then the next logical step is to start searching for your favorite Alabama songs. You can do this easily by using the internet. There are websites that compile resources for people just like you. Some have huge libraries of songs, while others only list a few. As long as you are looking for inspiration, you should be able to find it in a variety of different sources.