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Alabama is a country music band from Fort Payne, Alabama that was started in 1969 but did not get a recording contract until 1977. Alabama began by singing for tips around Myrtle Beach before going on to sell millions of records. They were among the first successful country groups since the mid-1970s, thanks to their blend of contemporary and traditional country and southern rock. On July 4-93 they opened a $7-million, 2,200-seat theater, located in Barefoot Landing-Myrtle Beach South Carolina.

The members of Alabama are:

- Randy Owen (vocals and rhythm guitar)
- Teddy Gentry, (vocals and bass guitar)
- Jeff Cook (lead guitar, keyboards, bass guitar, fiddle, banjo, and mandolin)
- Mark Herndon (drums and percussion)

Along with the Oak Ridge Boys and the Statler Brothers, Alabama is recognized as having paved the way for today’s top country groups, including Diamond Rio, Lonestar and Rascal Flatts.

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  • Disillusionaire

    This is real country music. [2]

    9 Jan 6:02pm Reply
  • GDAutumnMay

    Hey, if you're from Alabama click on my profile page - I haven't had anyone from that state visit me yet and I want to collect every state <3

    6 Jul 2013 Reply
  • MrBiznazty

    Fort Payne treats these guys like deities, and with good reason.

    18 Aug 2012 Reply
  • WolfieZuphrora

    Your biography is incorrect. Jeff Cook also does vocals.

    10 Feb 2012 Reply
  • VK1990

    Mountain Music

    22 Jan 2012 Reply
  • mpr1993

    I love them **

    9 Dec 2011 Reply
  • davidandrey

    Born Country :3

    7 Nov 2011 Reply
  • capo08

    Best country band!!! No question about that!

    22 Sep 2011 Reply
  • keithedg

    ANGELS AMONG US!

    14 Sep 2011 Reply
  • SwaggaCoach

    Lady down on love!

    13 Jul 2011 Reply
  • Hellsbells1993

    It seems that I own a guitar that's signed by Jeff Cook. Kind of odd but cool nonetheless.

    5 Jul 2011 Reply
  • FrankLeemydeah

    Why did you sue Alabama 3? They don't even play the same genre of music you utter tossers. Bloody typical 'sue everybody' mentality of your nation. Keerist almighty, you aint fit to breathe anything but swamp gas ya phukkers. Soooooo angry that you get away with shite like that. Musically, A3 as they're forced to call themselves in your corner of the globe, are so far ahead of you, you can't see them anymore. Decent human beings you definitely aint. capo08 must have his ears full of cow shit if he thinks you lot are the best band ever. What a twat.

    18 Jun 2011 Reply
  • ExtraMapleSyrup

    So unexpected to see them in that new Brad Paisley video! Oh play me some mountain music!

    24 May 2011 Reply
  • YoursTrulyJeff

    Right now my song is Christmas in Dixie.

    5 Dec 2010 Reply
  • IgorAlabama

    крутейшая музыка!!!1 :D

    23 Oct 2010 Reply
  • GrimAxeman

    So, are these the guys who sued Alabama 3 just because the name was similar? Really mature..

    17 Aug 2010 Reply
  • tsudduth24

    Their music brings backs so many memories

    27 Jun 2010 Reply
  • raindropser

    a LITTLE TRIBUTE CLIP FOR MY NUMBER ONE COUNTRY BAND:

    27 Apr 2010 Reply
  • thorandrenee

    love it : D

    26 Apr 2010 Reply
  • majes89

    good band :D

    14 Apr 2010 Reply
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