The 10 Facts About The Song "Sweet Home Alabama" By Lynyrd Skynyrd 

By listening to the song Sweet Home Alabama, your body starts moving with the first chord progression.

The words of this song are engrained in your brain as it is a subject of numerous stories.

In the 1950s and 1960s, Alabama served as the focal point of the Civil Rights Movement.

When Rosa Parks resisted, Alabama being seated in the back of the bus and from Selma to Montgomery the protesters marched under the direction of Martin Luther King.

The white supremacist groups burned black churches down which is sad, scary, and shameful.

The obstinate governor, George Wallace pushed for the previous Jim Crow racial segregation system.

In 1973, Lynyrd Skynyrd entered an Atlanta music studio to produce the song Sweet Home Alabama which was purposefully create

The song Sweet Home Alabama conveys a much more sophisticated message than some of the listeners would assume.

In 1974, the song Sweet Home Alabama was released and reached number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.