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

~ Song

Relationships

additional translator: Elisabeth Hauptmann
composer: Kurt Weill
lyricist: Bertolt Brecht
publisher: Harms Co.
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/566 [info]
Songfacts: http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=225 [info]
Wikidata: Q1633771 [info]
lyrics page: http://genius.com/The-doors-alabama-song-whisky-bar-lyrics [info]
http://lyrics.wikia.com/The_Doors:Alabama_Song_(Whisky_Bar) [info]
arrangements: Alabama Song (from "Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny")
later translated versions: Alabama song (French version)

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1928-03 Alabama-Song instrumental Marek Weber und sein Orchester, Marek Weber 2:57
1930-02-24 Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny: Alabama Song Lotte Lenya, The Three Admirals, Theo Mackeben Jazzband, Theo Mackeben 2:58
1930-02-24 Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny: Alabama Song (alternate take) Lotte Lenya, The Three Admirals, Theo Mackeben Jazzband, Theo Mackeben 3:00
1930-02-24 Mahagonny: Alabama Song Lotte Lenya, The Three Admirals 2:58
1930 Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny: Alabama Song (1930) Lotte Lenya mit Ensemble und Orchesterbegleitung 2:51
1955-07-05 – 1955-07-07 Alabama-Song Lotte Lenya, Roger Bean und sein Orchester 4:08
1964-01-10 Alabama Song instrumental Sextet of Orchestra U.S.A. 5:25
1966-09 Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (original stereo studio mix) cover The Doors 3:20
1967-03-07 Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (Live at the Matrix, San Francisco, CA, March 7, 1967) cover and live The Doors 4:03
1967-03 Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 3:41
1967-03 Alabama Song (live, 1967-03: The Matrix, Los Angeles, CA, USA) cover and live The Doors 3:41
1967 Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) cover and live The Doors 3:16
1968 Alabama Song (Live in Europe: 1968) cover and live The Doors 2:47
1968 Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) cover and live The Doors 1:33
1969-08 – 1970-06 Medley: Alabama Song / Back Door Man / Love Hides / Five to One cover and live The Doors 10:39
1969 Alabama Song (live critique PBS broadcast USA 1969) live The Doors 1:42
1970-01-17 Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) cover and live The Doors 1:50
1970-01-17 Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) cover and live The Doors 1:51
1970-01-18 Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) cover and live The Doors 1:59
1970-01-18 Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) cover and live The Doors 2:01
1970-01-18 Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (False Start) cover and live The Doors 1:24
1970-05-08 Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (live, 1970-05-08: Detroit, MI, USA) cover and live The Doors 1:55
1970 Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) cover and live The Doors 2:02
1970 Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) cover and live The Doors 1:39
1970 Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) cover and live The Doors 2:01
1978-04-28 – 1978-05-06 Alabama Song (live, 1978-04-28 – 1978-05-06: “Stage”, USA) cover and live David Bowie 3:56
1978-04 Alabama Song (5.1 mix) (live, 1978-04-28–29: The Spectrum, Philadelpha, PA, USA) cover and live David Bowie 3:53
1978-06-04 Moon of Alabama (live, 1978-06-04: Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden) cover and live David Bowie 3:58
1978-06-05 Alabama Song (live, 1978-06-05: Ekeberghallen, Oslo, Norway) cover and live David Bowie ?:??
1978-06-30 – 1978-07-01 Alabama Song (live, 1978-06-30, 07-01: Earls Court, London, England) cover and live David Bowie 3:58
1988-08 Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny: Alabama-Song Ute Lemper 4:39
1990-03-13 Alabama Song (live, 1990-03-13: Olympic Saddledome, Calgary, Canada) cover and live David Bowie ?:??
1990-04-03 Moon of Alabama (live, 1990-04-03: Paris au Printemps, France) cover and live David Bowie 4:18
1993-02-26 Alabama-Song cover and live Anna Prucnal 3:45
1998-06 Alabama Song Peter Nordahl Trio 7:27
2002-09-25 Alabama Song (Le Zénith de Paris Sep 25, 2002) cover and live David Bowie 4:38
2006 Alabama Song (live, 2006: Spectrum, Montreal, Canada) live Arthur H ?:??
2006 Alabama Song (live, 2006: Spectrum, Montreal, Canada) cover and live Arthur H 8:41
2007-11 Moon of Alabama (live, 2007-11, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY, USA) live Max Raabe & Palast Orchester 3:21
2013-07-04 Alabama Song (live, 2013-07-04: P.P.C., Graz, Austria) cover and live Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra 5:05
2014-06 Alabama Song instrumental Julia Hülsmann Quartet w/ Theo Bleckmann 4:07
Alabama Električni orgazam 1:51
Alabama song cover Melina Mercouri 4:09
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors ?:??
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 1:55
Alabama Song cover David Bowie 4:07
Alabama Song The Long Tall Texans 4:11
Alabama Song Dave Van Ronk 5:13
Alabama Song Tethered Moon 9:32
Alabama Song cover, live and partial Chiara 2:05
Alabama Song cover The Doors 3:18
Alabama Song cover The Doors ?:??
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 1:57
Alabama Song cover The Doors 1:36
Alabama Song cover [unknown] 4:22
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 1:42
Alabama Song cover Grupo Galpão 2:50
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 1:32
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 1:51
Alabama Song Ralph Schuckett with Richard Butler 4:24
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 3:26
Alabama Song cover The Doors 4:32
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 1:42
Alabama Song Lotte Lenya 4:14
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 3:48
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 3:30
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 1:32
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 3:32
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 1:39
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 3:40
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 1:41
Alabama Song Dave Van Ronk 5:19
Alabama Song The Young Gods 5:50
Alabama Song Marianne Faithfull 4:19
Alabama Song David Johansen, Ellen Shipley, Bob Dorough & Ralph Schuckett 4:32
Alabama Song eX-Girl 3:52
Alabama Song Lesley Garrett 2:44
Alabama Song Dee Dee Bridgewater 5:39
Alabama Song Bruce Lash 4:18
Alabama Song The Bobs 2:58
Alabama Song Cluster 5:41
Alabama Song Gianluigi Trovesi, Gianni Coscia 5:39
Alabama Song cover David Bowie 3:53
Alabama Song cover and live David Bowie ?:??
Alabama Song cover and live David Bowie ?:??
Alabama Song cover David Bowie 3:50
Alabama Song cover and live David Bowie 4:01
Alabama Song (UK single A-side, 1979) cover David Bowie 3:50
Alabama Song Tim Fischer 3:54
Alabama Song cover 佐藤芳明 4:09
Alabama Song cover The Doors 3:20
Alabama Song cover and live David Bowie 5:08
Alabama Song Lotte Lenya 2:54
Alabama Song cover Noga & Quartet 4:24
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 3:48
Alabama Song Lotte Lenja & The Three Admirals 2:58
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 3:36
Alabama Song cover and live The Doors 1:35
Alabama Song cover Dalida 4:20
Alabama Song (Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny) Angelina Réaux 3:06
Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) cover Out of Phase 3:49
Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) cover and live The Doors 3:30
Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) cover The Doors 3:25
Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) cover and live The Doors 1:22
Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) cover and live The Doors 1:51
Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) Mars Arizona 3:04
Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) (Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) cover The Doors 3:24
Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (original mono studio mix) cover The Doors 3:21
Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) cover The Doors 3:15
Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) cover The Doors 1:55
Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) cover and live The Doors ?:??
Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (40th Anniversary Mix) cover The Doors 3:17
Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) cover and live The Doors 3:27
Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (5.1 mix) cover The Doors 3:18
Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) (New York) cover and live The Doors 1:55
Alabama Song [From Shadows and Fog] Lotte Lenya 2:51
Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny: Alabama Song (Jazzorchester Theo Mackeben) instrumental Jazzorchester Theo Mackeben 3:01
Mahagonny Songspiel: I. Teil: Prolog - Nr. 2. Moderato, "Oh show us the way to the next whisky bar" (Alabama Song - Jessie, Bessie) Ute Lemper, Susanne Tremper, RIAS Berlin Sinfonietta, John Mauceri 4:25
Moon of Alabama cover David Bowie 3:51
Moon Over Alabama live Nina Simone 4:52
The Alabama Song cover Johnny Logan ?:??
Whisky Bar cover Ataraxia 3:23