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This Song Sucks Season 2 Episode 1

"Sweet Home Alabama" by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Season 2 kicks off with a bang! Josh, Hayden, and Adam are coming in hot with a takedown of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Sweet Home Alabama.” Is it good? Probably not. Do we all absolutely hate it? Depends on what mood we’re in when you ask. One thing is for sure though: as Alabamians we’ve all suffered personal trauma at the hands of this fucking song.

After Josh and Hayden argue about Stratocaster tone for several minutes, Adam mercifully steps in and provides detailed analysis of the song’s controversial lyrics. You may not agree with our opinions on the song, but we’re hoping you at least agree that it’s never a good idea to tour with a giant Confederate Battle Flag hanging on the stage.

Listen in the embed link below, or you can follow us on your favorite podcast apps:

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Leave us a review on the apps if you’re so inclined. Josh enjoys reading the opinions of strangers, especially if said opinion is negative in nature.

Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for insights into the way Hayden’s mind works. Please direct all comments, song suggestions, and hate mail to thissongsuckspod@gmail.com. If you write something that tickles us, we may even feature it on a future episode.

As mentioned in the episode, there’s This Song Sucks merch now available! Check out the link below to browse through what’s available from us as well as all the other great shows on The Alabama Take:

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Episode 0201: "Sweet Home Alabama" by Lynyrd Skynyrd This Song Sucks

Sources for this episode:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynyrd_Skynyrd

https://www.billboard.com/music/Lynyrd-Skynyrd/chart-history/HSI

http://www.lynyrdskynyrdhistory.com/less2.htmlhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Igx6-GWYRUs (If I Leave Here Tomorrow)

https://americansongwriter.com/lyric-week-lynyrd-skynyrd-sweet-home-alabama/

https://www.npr.org/2018/12/17/676863591/sweet-home-alabama-lynyrd-skynyrd-southern-discomfort-american-anthem

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweet_Home_Alabama

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modern_display_of_the_Confederate_battle_flag#CITEREFMartinezRichardsonMcNinch-Su2000

https://edking.proboards.com/thread/87/secong-helping

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