Sweet Home Alabama Songs Analysis

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I consider my favorite song to be, Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd and believe it has been my favorite ever since I could understand words. At first the song was only my favorite because it mentions my dads hometown, Muscle Shoals, and I just thought it was super neat. As I grew older my dad explained to me the meaning and the story of the song, and I only started to like it more. The song Sweet Home Alabama was written in the 1970’s as a response to two songs written by Neil Young. The two songs written by Neil Young were Southern Man and Alabama, and the songs essentially bashed on the southern people for slowing down the progress of getting rid of segregation. So Lynyrd Skynyrd decided to write Sweet Home Alabama strictly as a response

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