Southern Man
Neil Young
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Southern man, better keep your head
Don't forget what your good book said
Southern change gonna come at last
Now your crosses are burning fast
Southern man
1970
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  • the song was not released as a single - no chart rank
  • from Young's third studio album After the Gold Rush (1970)
  • written by Neil Young
  • the lyrics for "Southern Man" deal with racism towards blacks in the American South - Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama" was written in response to "Southern Man" and "Alabama" (a song from Young's 1972 album Harvest)
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