How Solid was the South for Democrats?

I was browsing the 1982 Almanac of American Politics and came across a fascinating chart detailing the control of state legislatures.  We all know that the South used to be solidly Democratic for generations post-Appomattox, but did you have any idea it was this solid? State Legislature Split in 1982, measured D-R

State Upper Lower Gov.

Alabama       35-0       105-4        D

Arkansas      34-1        93-7          D

Florida          27-13     81-39        D

Georgia         51-5       157-23       D

Louisiana     39-0       91-10         D

Mississippi   43-4       116-4         D

N. Carolina   40-10     96-24       D

Oklahoma     37-11       73-28       D

S. Carolina    41-5        107-17       D

Texas              24-7       58-39        D

Virginia          31-9       74-25        D