country songs The Best Country Songs About Alabama  

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Alabama has a rich history in country music, and some of the best country songs about the Southern state honor all that is great about it. For native Alabamians, these songs will no doubt inspire nostalgia and more than a little state pride. Whether you’re from Alabama or just curious about great country AL songs, you'll find some new favorite tunes on this list.

Ah, "Sweet Home Alabama." Yes, technically Lynyrd Skynyrd is Southern rock, not country, but it would be downright criminal not to include their iconic tune on any list about Alabama songs – country or otherwise. That being said, plenty of tracks on this list of country songs about AL are totally pure classics of the genre. After all, one of country music’s greatest bands is named Alabama. The band, which formed in 1969 and still tours today, is from the town of Fort Payne, which backs right up to the Georgia and Tennessee state lines. That’s just about as country as you can get, geographically speaking. Several other Alabama natives also made this list, including the Drive-By Truckers, Emmylou Harris, The Delmore Brothers, and the great Hank Williams.

Enjoy all of these great songs about AL and be sure to vote for your favorites, too!

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Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Midnight in Montgomery Alan Jackson

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Old Alabama Brad Paisley, Alabama

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Stars Fell on Alabama Jimmy Buffett

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Alabama Clay Garth Brooks

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The Alabama Waltz Hank Williams

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Ala-Freakin-Bama Trace Adkins

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Paint Me A Birmingham Tracy Lawrence

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The Boys From Alabama Drive-By Truckers

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Phenix City Alabama Freddie Hart

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All in Alabama Hank Williams, Jr.

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Alabama Pines Jason Isbell, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, The 400 Unit

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Birmingham Blues The Charlie Daniels Band

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Stars in Alabama Jamey Johnson

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Alabama Song Allison Moorer

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Alabama Sundown Dolly Parton

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Alabama Frame of Mind Shelby Lynne

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Boulder to Birmingham Emmylou Harris

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Alabama Lullaby The Delmore Brothers

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Birmingham Shovels & Rope

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Birmingham Drive-By Truckers

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Alabama The Louvin Brothers

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Hills of Alabam' Kathy Mattea

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Birmingham Tonight Delbert McCinton, Delbert McClinton

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The Three Great Alabama Icons Drive-By Truckers

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Alabama Saturday Night Wilf Carter and Montana Slim

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Alabama Wild Man Jerry Reed

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Alabama Jubilee Roy Clark