Alabama Shakes Rock 'Always Alright' on 'SNL'

Band brings Southern grooves to Studio 8H stage

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Alabama Shakes took the stage on Saturday Night Live last night with a relatively calm physical presence standing in marked contrast to frontwoman Brittany Howard's fierce and howling vocals. The Grammy-nominated band started the night off with a relaxed take on "Hold On," the opening track of their debut album, Boys & Girls. For their second set, they returned to the stage with the gently rollicking rockabilly grooves of "Always Alright," giving Howard a chance to get a little wild with her Gibson.

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