Sweet Home Alabama
by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Video & Audio
In this clip from 1975, the band performs "Sweet Home Alabama" on the British variety show "Old Grey Whistle Test." Watch out for the unfurling of a giant Confederate flag backdrop halfway through the song.
In 2006, Lynyrd Skynyrd were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Kid Rock, who has modeled much of his act after Skynyrd, formally inducted the band and joined them for a performance of "Sweet Home Alabama."
Israeli musician Menachem Herman reworks the lyrics to show the global reach of the spirit of "Sweet Home Alabama"
A Finnish band called The Leningrad Cowboys, backed by the Soviet Red Army Choir (really—these guys used to be the official singers of the Soviet military) sing songs about the Southland. No, this does not make any sense.
In this archival footage from the 1970s, Skynyrd perform their classic hit before an audience of thousands of fans.