Alabama Song (from the songspiel “Mahagonny” & opera “Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny”)

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lyricist:Bertolt Brecht
composer:Kurt Weill (composer)
additional translator:Elisabeth Hauptmann
publisher:Harms Co. (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970)
lyrics page:https://genius.com/The-doors-alabama-song-whisky-bar-lyrics [info]
SecondHandSongs:https://secondhandsongs.com/work/566 [info]
Songfacts:http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=225 [info]
Wikidata:Q1633771 [info]
later translated versions:Alabama song (French version)
Song o Alabamie
arrangements:Alabama Song (for chamber ensemble, van Prooijen)
Alabama Song (from "Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny")

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
recordings
1928-03Alabama-SonginstrumentalMarek Weber und sein Orchester, Marek Weber2:57
1930-02-24Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny: Alabama SongLotte Lenya, The Three Admirals, Theo Mackeben Jazzband, Theo Mackeben2:58
1930-02-24Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny: Alabama Song (alternate take)Lotte Lenya, The Three Admirals, Theo Mackeben Jazzband, Theo Mackeben3:00
1930Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny: Alabama Song (1930)Lotte Lenya mit Ensemble und Orchesterbegleitung2:51
1955-07-05 – 1955-07-07Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny: Alabama-SongLotte Lenya, Roger Bean und sein Orchester4:08
1964-01-10Alabama SonginstrumentalSextet of Orchestra U.S.A.5:25
1966-09Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (original stereo studio mix)coverThe Doors3:20
1966-09Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (original mono studio mix)coverThe Doors3:21
1967-03-07Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (Live at the Matrix, San Francisco, CA, March 7, 1967)cover and liveThe Doors4:03
1967-03-07Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (live at the Matrix)cover and liveThe Doors3:16
1967-03Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors3:41
1967-03Alabama Song (live, 1967-03: The Matrix, Los Angeles, CA, USA)cover and liveThe Doors3:41
1967-12-16Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar)cover and liveThe Doors3:30
1968Alabama Song (Live in Europe: 1968)cover and liveThe Doors2:47
1968Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) (live at the Hollywood Bowl, 1968)cover and liveThe Doors1:33
1968 – 1970Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar)cover and liveThe Doors1:51
1969-08 – 1970-06Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors1:51
1969-08 – 1970-06Medley: Alabama Song / Back Door Man / Love Hides / Five to Onecover and liveThe Doors10:39
1969Alabama Song (live critique PBS broadcast USA 1969)liveThe Doors1:42
1970-01-17Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)cover and liveThe Doors1:51
1970-01-17Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)cover and liveThe Doors1:50
1970-01-17Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (New York)cover and liveThe Doors1:55
1970-01-18Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)cover and liveThe Doors1:59
1970-01-18Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)cover and liveThe Doors2:01
1970-01-18Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (False Start)cover and liveThe Doors1:24
1970-04-10Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (live in Boston, 1970, first show)cover and liveThe Doors2:02
1970-04-10Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (live in Boston, 1970, second show)cover and liveThe Doors1:40
1970-05-08Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (live, 1970-05-08: Detroit, MI, USA)cover and liveThe Doors1:55
1970-06-06Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) (live in Vancouver 1970)cover and liveThe Doors2:02
1978-04-28 – 1978-05-06Alabama Song (live, 1978-04-28 – 1978-05-06: “Stage”, USA)cover and liveDavid Bowie3:56
1978-04Alabama Song (5.1 mix) (live, 1978-04-28–29: The Spectrum, Philadelpha, PA, USA)cover and liveDavid Bowie3:53
1978-06-04Moon of Alabama (live, 1978-06-04: Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden)cover and liveDavid Bowie3:58
1978-06-05Alabama Song (live, 1978-06-05: Ekeberghallen, Oslo, Norway)cover and liveDavid Bowie?:??
1978-06-30 – 1978-07-01Alabama Song (live, 1978-06-30, 07-01: Earls Court, London, England)cover and liveDavid Bowie3:58
1978-07-02Alabama SongcoverDavid Bowie3:53
1978-11-11Alabama Songcover and liveDavid Bowie?:??
1980Alabama Song (version en anglais)Dalida4:20
1988-08Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny: Alabama-SongUte Lemper4:39
1990-03-13Alabama Song (live, 1990-03-13: Olympic Saddledome, Calgary, Canada)cover and liveDavid Bowie?:??
1990-04-03Moon of Alabama (live, 1990-04-03: Paris au Printemps, France)cover and liveDavid Bowie4:18
1991-02Alabama Song (Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny)Angelina Réaux3:06
1993-02-26Alabama-Songcover and liveAnna Prucnal3:45
1998-06Alabama SongPeter Nordahl Trio7:27
2002-09-25Alabama Song (Le Zénith de Paris Sep 25, 2002)cover and liveDavid Bowie4:38
2005-06-13Alabama SonginstrumentalRuss Lossing6:15
2006Alabama Song (live, 2006: Spectrum, Montreal, Canada)cover and liveArthur H8:41
2006Alabama Song (live, 2006: Spectrum, Montreal, Canada)liveArthur H?:??
2007-11Moon of Alabama (live, 2007-11: Carnegie Hall, New York, NY, USA)liveMax Raabe & Palast Orchester3:21
2013-07-04Alabama Song (live, 2013-07-04: P.P.C., Graz, Austria)cover and liveAmanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra5:05
2014-06Alabama SonginstrumentalJulia Hülsmann Quartet w/ Theo Bleckmann4:07
AlabamaElektrični orgazam1:51
Alabama songcoverMelina Mercouri4:09
Alabama SongGianluigi Trovesi, Gianni Coscia5:39
Alabama SongTim Fischer3:54
Alabama Songcover, live and partialChiara2:05
Alabama Songcover佐藤芳明4:09
Alabama SongDalida5:39
Alabama Songcover and liveWild Child3:39
Alabama SongRobyn Archer, London Sinfonietta, Dominic Muldowney3:40
Alabama Songcover and liveDavid Bowie4:01
Alabama SongcoverDavid Bowie3:50
Alabama Songcover and liveDavid Bowie?:??
Alabama Songcover and liveDavid Bowie?:??
Alabama SongTethered Moon9:32
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors1:42
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors1:42
Alabama SongcoverThe Doors3:20
Alabama SongcoverThe Doors3:18
Alabama SongcoverThe Doors?:??
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors1:57
Alabama SongcoverThe Doors1:36
Alabama SongcoverNoga & Quartet4:24
Alabama Songcover[unknown]4:22
Alabama SongcoverGrupo Galpão2:50
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors1:32
Alabama SongLotte Lenya2:54
Alabama SongRalph Schuckett with Richard Butler4:24
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors3:26
Alabama SongcoverThe Doors4:32
Alabama SongLotte Lenya4:14
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors3:48
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors3:30
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors1:32
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors3:32
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors1:39
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors3:40
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors1:41
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors?:??
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors1:55
Alabama SongcoverDavid Bowie4:07
Alabama SongThe Long Tall Texans4:11
Alabama SongDave Van Ronk5:13
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors3:48
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors3:36
Alabama Songcover and liveThe Doors1:35
Alabama SongDave Van Ronk5:19
Alabama SongThe Young Gods5:50
Alabama SongMarianne Faithfull4:19
Alabama SongDavid Johansen, Ellen Shipley, Bob Dorough & Ralph Schuckett4:32
Alabama SongeX-Girl3:52
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