Web Links: 1970s Rock Lyrics

 

Jackson Browne
"Before the Deluge" (from the Late for the Sky album, 1974)
"Late for the Sky"  (from the Late for the Sky album, 1974)

 

 
Bruce Springsteen
"Born to Run"
"Jungleland"
"The River"

 

 
Neil YoungHe aroused considerable controversy when he released two songs highly critical of the South's treatment of African Americans.  Chief among the respondents to his lyrical charges was the southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd-- who released the song below as a reaction.
"Alabama"
"Southern Man"

 

 
Below is Lynyrd Skynyrd's reply to Neil Young's songs "Alabama" & "Southern Man"
"Sweet Home Alabama" lyrics