I'm an Alabama Nigger and I wanna be free
Hell with the N double A C P

I dont drink
I dont cuss
I wanna ride on the front of the bus

I'm an Alabama Nigger and I wanna be free
Hell with the N double A C P

I wanna eat where the white folks eat
cause I'm white on the bottom of my feet.

I'm an Alabama Nigger and I wanna be free
Hell with the N double A C P

We dont screw like the white folks do
we just screw til we get through

I'm an Alabama Nigger and I wanna be free
Hell with the N double A C P

I wanna be white more and more
so i can bitch at the nigger next door

I'm an Alabama Nigger and I wanna be free
Hell with the N double A C P

I'm glad this tune came along
we done wore out one nigger song.

I'm an Alabama Nigger and I wanna be free
Hell with the N double A C P

I wanna be white dont you understand
so I can play in a trashy white band

I'm an Alabama Nigger and I wanna be free
Hell with the N double A C P

I'm an Alabama Nigger and I wanna be free
Hell with the N double A C P


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  • +3
    General CommentThat's true, you have the right to say whatever stupid and ignorant things you want to. I also have the right to say what a stupid and ignorant person you are.
    kmk_natashaon January 28, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General Comment"Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because I love" Leo Tolstoy, War & Peace
    Voluptiaon January 13, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General CommentAs for my interest in the song Alabama Nigger, it is what it is. Its a snapshot in time. What it won't do is change any of my additudes, I'm a stronger person than that. I see it as a novelty, a historic piece of the dirty side of American history. I don't hate the song, but its not something I would play at parties either. Nor would I let children hear it. I do get a chuckle out of it on my own time though. I find it amusing that people had these kinds of veiws. Seems to me they were'nt being very honest with themselves. I'm not sure if that was due to low IQ, or if hatred just blinded their eyes. Even Johnny Rebel said that over time, he changed his veiws up to a point. There was hope for even Johnny Rebel. How about you?
    Sal Minilaon March 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI like the song, and this thread is an example of why I like it. NO ONE seems to get it!

    First, I'd like to point out that it is uncertain that this song is a Johnny Rebel song. It is NOT included in ANY official Johnny Rebel song catalog, which consists of only twelve songs (excluding recordings he has made in the 2000's, which obviously do not include this song). SO MANY songs which are racist in nature are attributed to Johnny Rebel when they are not. It doesn't SOUND like Johnny Rebel, it is not CLAIMED by Johnny Rebel, and the "most" offical entity representing Johnny Rebel's recordings (there is dispute over who actually owns the catalog) does not include it, in ANY FORM, on any Johnny Rebel offering. Since it is unknown who owns the music, Johnny Rebel's music is primarily bootleg distribution, but NO COMPANY that makes a serious claim to the catalog includes "Alabama Nigger" on ANY album. You can't count on every bootleg that includes the song as having reliably identified the song as a Johnny Rebel song. There are only 12 "old school" Johnny reb songs, and this ain't one of them!

    I strongly doubt that "Alabama Nigger" is a Johnny Rebel song. I've seen this song attributed to Waylon Jennings (it actually sounds more like him than Johnny Rebel) and even Johnny Cash (which is ridiculous). It appears to be unknown who wrote or performed the song, so because of it's subject matter, it is attributed to Johnny Rebel by default.

    Of course no one is making this observation because everyone is busy being angered or hateful. Anger and hate both lead to the same place intellectually. Angry or hateful people do not tend to ask questions, and questions are important to critical thinking. This song, and this thread, are very amusing because they both demonstrate how easily people abandon contemplation when they are angry or hateful.

    People assume that racist music is just pure, blind hatred. This simply is not true. Pure unadulterated racism is not the foundation of most early racist music. If you actually LISTEN, what you will hear is a message that is basically ECONOMIC in nature, with the racism following as a logical consequence of what was percieved as imposed economic inequality. LISTENING is actually important to UNDERSTANDING. Understanding does not mean you have to AGREE, it simply means that you have been intellectually honsest. And there is VERY LITTLE intellectual honesty coming from racists and non-racists alike in the posts on this song!

    David Allen Coe said that "me and my family was living proof to people who forgot about poor white trash" and even Johnny Rebel refers to himself as a coon-ass (racial slur for Cajuns). Oversimplifying Johnny Rebel as JUST a hate-monger is taking the easy way out. One could easily argue that segregationist or supposedly "racist" music became more voilent and hateful because very few could see through the frustration being expressed in this music: they KNEW they were nothing but white trash honkys and coon-asses and just weren't lucky enough to be niggers. And it pissed them off.

    You can understand it without agreeing with it. Ignorance is always bad. Ignorance leads to hate. So it isn't in anyone's best interest to be ignorant of why this music was made.
    ed30_2006on October 27, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General Commentby WhitePrideWorldWide on 12-01-2006 @ 01:06:18 AM
    if yer so damn upset over this song, you need a history lesson! Its Heritage not hate you nigger loving scums, Everyone that thinks we are a disgrace to society FUCK YOU if you dont want to be around us LEAVE the confederate country, THE SOUTH WILL RISE AGAIN,
    HANG EM HIGH AND LET EM DIE, WHITE PRIDE WORLD WIDE



    No, it is still hate, no matter the age.
    JohnnyJackaloneon December 09, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentImagine all the people
    Sharing all the world...

    You may say I'm a dreamer
    But I'm not the only one
    I hope someday you'll join us
    And the world will live as one...
    TheTruth0723on January 08, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentClearly about the war in Iraq
    modestmauson March 31, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwonderful example of humans choosing to live polar opposite of this qoute...the dark side it would seem...the irony amuses me if nothing else
    Voluptiaon January 13, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYou give southern chicks a bad name. Native Americans were here first. You just said that white people settled here, meaning they came from somewhere else (Europe). So you're still a decendent from another country. You are really ignorant. You are you people think that all southerner's are stupid racists.
    kmk_natashaon January 22, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFuck all you racist cunts out there, little do you know that you're at war and you have a load of people of all races after you, ya dick heads.
    River Wolfon April 01, 2005   Link

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