Alabama is an American country and Southern rock band formed in Fort Payne, Alabama, in 1969.The band was founded by Randy Owen (lead vocals, rhythm guitar) and his cousin Teddy Gentry (bass, backing vocals).They were soon joined by their other cousin, Jeff Cook (lead guitar, fiddle, and keyboards).First operating under the name Wildcountry, the group toured the Southeast bar circuit in. Of course, my parents hated it and they were….