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Alabama 3

Woke Up This Morning (4:03)

Written by Alabama 3 from their 1997 album Exile on Coldharbour Lane. The song is best known as the opening theme music for the HBO drama series The Sopranos (which used Woke Up This Morning (Chosen One Mix) that has lyrics in the first person instead of the second).

Alabama 3 frontman Larry Love wrote the song after hearing about a case where Sara Thornton stabbed her husband after 20 years of abuse,…

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  • Funny. I originally thought this song was abut suicide, but it's actually about a wife killing her abusive husband.
  • So atmospheric. The lyrics are so upfront, profound. Absolutely dig this tune.
  • Awesome badass song. The Sopranos were the best TV series period.
  • I always remind the sopranos, RIP James Gandolfini
  • Interesting sound
  • And all of a sudden, I'm overcome by a feelin' of....brief mortality.
  • Mama always said you'd be the chosen one [3]
  • Today this song made me sad. RIP Mr Gandolfini. [2] :/
  • Today this song made me sad. RIP Mr Gandolfini.

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