Alabama Live is the first live album by the American band Alabama. Their first live compilation, it was released in 1988 and was a Number One album on Top Country Albums. The album includes live renditions of various singles from the band's career, as well as the album tracks "Red River", "Fireworks" and "Gonna Have a Party". Also included is a cover of the Marshall Tucker Band's "Can't You See", which Alabama had never included on any of their studio albums.

Alabama Live
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Live album by
January 21, 2002 (re-release)
LabelRCA Records
ProducerHarold Shedd and Alabama
Alabama chronology
Just Us
Alabama Live
Southern Star
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2/5 stars [1]

Track listingEdit

Side OneEdit

  1. "Can't Keep a Good Man Down" (Bob Corbin) – 3:44
  2. "Tennessee River" (Randy Owen) – 7:48
  3. "Take Me Down" (J.P. Pennington, Mark Gray) – 4:50
  4. "Love in the First Degree" (Jim Hurt, Tim DuBois) – 2:56
  5. "Red River" (Bud McGuire, George Pearce) – 4:04
  6. "Dixieland Delight" (Ronnie Rogers) – 5:10
  7. "Lady Down on Love" (Owen) – 3:51

Side TwoEdit

  1. "If You're Gonna Play in Texas (You Gotta Have a Fiddle in the Band)" (Dan Mitchell, Murry Kellum) – 3:32
  2. "Fireworks" (Ronnie Scaife, Phil Thomas, Kenny Durham) – 3:58
  3. "When We Make Love/There's No Way" ("When We Make Love" by Lisa Palas, Will Robinson, John Jarrard; "There's No Way" by Troy Seals, Mentor Williams) – 3:31
  4. "Gonna Have a Party" (Bruce Channel, Kieran Kane, Cliff Cochran) – 5:32
  5. "Can't You See" (Toy Caldwell) – 7:41
  6. "My Home's in Alabama" (Owen, Teddy Gentry) – 8:16



Guest musiciansEdit

  • Costo Davis – keyboards
  • Joe "Dixie" Fuller – percussion

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1988) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 76


Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[2] Platinum 1,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


  • Alabama Live (cassette liner notes). Alabama. RCA Records. 1988. 6825-4-R.CS1 maint: others (link)
  1. ^ Alabama Live at AllMusic
  2. ^ "American album certifications – Alabama – Alabama Live". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.