On This Date: Alabama Releases Sing-Along Fan Favorite “Dixieland Delight” In 1983

Taking it all the way back to 1983.

Alabama was one of the premiere country music acts of the ’80s, cranking out a record 21 straight #1 singles from 1980 to 1987. One of those heaters…

“Dixieland Delight”

Written by Ronnie Rogers, it was released on this date, 38 years ago, in 1983 as the lead single from their 7th-career studio album, The Closer You Get.

One of the biggest songs of their decorated career, “Dixieland Delight” has been adopted as a fight song of the Alabama Crimson Tide.

Imagine hearing this on the field?

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