January 1, 1988
| November 22, 1989|
"Southern Star" is a song written Rich Alves, Steve Dean and Roger Murrah, and recorded by American country music band Alabama. It was released in November 1989 as the fourth single and title track from the album Southern Star. The song hit number one in the United States on the Hot Country Singles charts.
Southern Star (song) Wikipedia
The song is about a fairly young blue collar worker who feels he is too young to feel old, yet too old to live the free life of a young adult.
David Allan Coe recorded the song on his 1989 album Crazy Daddy.