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violetpastille

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Wed Dec 26, 2018, 02:21 PM Dec 2018

What Do You Think of the Song "Sweet Home Alabama"? [View all]

I'm on hold to Whirlpool customer service.

They are punishing me with their hold musics. "Sweet Home Alabama" has to be my unfavorite song ever. It's visceral for me.

I think it's like a Confederate statue and should not be played in stores or as hold music.

If I have to search Google for 15 minutes to begin to decipher what the lyricist "really meant" then that's a fail as hold or shopping music, sorry not sorry.

What do you think?

(Now they are rewarding me with "Green Onions".)


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It's fine.
10 (48%)
It sucks.
11 (52%)
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I didn't think much of it until I looked up the lyrics. bearsfootball516 Dec 2018 #1
"Does your conscience bother you?" MiniMe Dec 2018 #13
I wish I had a dollar for every time I played it in nightclubs redstateblues Dec 2018 #2
A very weak reply to Young's "Southern Man". eom guillaumeb Dec 2018 #3
And "Alabama" by Neil Young violetpastille Dec 2018 #5
Just another proud of their heritage moment. dem4decades Dec 2018 #6
Green Onions -- there's an awesome song. byronius Dec 2018 #4
Put on Neil Young's Southern Man after you get off the phone... hlthe2b Dec 2018 #7
Absolutely sick of it. Like most of early 70s rock. bif Dec 2018 #8
This message was self-deleted by its author dameatball Dec 2018 #9
NPR has a great series going--American Anthem randr Dec 2018 #10
Knuckle-dragging, neo-confederate trash anthem. Paladin Dec 2018 #11
Leningrad Cowboys Red Army Choir SWEET HOME ALABAMA Ptah Dec 2018 #12
It's the quintessential Southern Rock anthem - Nothing more, nothing less Brother Buzz Dec 2018 #14
Heh. violetpastille Dec 2018 #15
Merry Clayton talks about singing backup on Sweet Home Alabama IcyPeas Dec 2018 #16
Liked the movie. Then realized it was supporting confederate culture in applegrove Dec 2018 #17
It's an anti-Neil Young diss track MrScorpio Dec 2018 #18
I'm okay with Freebird pressbox69 Dec 2018 #19
It's better than the usual elevator music!! LeftInTX Dec 2018 #20
Well, it's complicated... GulfCoast66 Dec 2018 #21
I Heard Lynyrd Skynrd Sang About Me Wolf Frankula Dec 2018 #22
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