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Alabama Jubilee (song)

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Wikipedia article

"'Alabama Jubilee'" is a song written with music by George L. Cobb and words by Jack Yellen. The first known recording was that of comedians Collins & Harlan in 1915. The song is considered an American popular standard. The most popular versions of the song were Red Foley's 1951 version (#3 country, #28 pop)[http://musicvf.com/Red+Foley.art Red Foley's Chart Singles Discography] Retrieved March 19, 2012. and the 1955 instrumental version by the Ferko String Band, which reached #13 on Cashbox, #14 on the Billboard Jukebox chart, and #20 in the UK.[http://musicvf.com/Ferko+String+Band.art Ferko String Band's Chart Singles Discography] Retrieved March 19, 2012. A 1981 instrumental version by Roy Clark won the Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance.

The song is a popular marching band song. It was remade as a Tejano song "El circo" by Tony De La Rosa.The Billboard Guide to Tejano and Regional Mexican Music - Page 80 Ramiro Burr - 1999 "Interestingly, "El Circo" was actually a remake of Red Foley's "Alabama Jubilee," which became a Top 10 hit on Billboard's country charts in 1951."

Other versions

*1916: Prince Band

*1926: Skillet Lickers

*1927: Al Bernard & Ernest Hare

*1929: Cleve Chaffin

*1929: The McClung Brothers

*1950: Muggsy Spanier

*1951: The Fontane Sisters

*1951: Johnny Maddox

*1951: Hank Penny

*1954: Chet Atkins

*1955: David Carroll And His Orchestra

*1955: Firehouse Five Plus Two

*1956: The Dukes of Dixieland

*1959: Ferlin Husky

*1959: Teresa Brewer and the Dixieland Band

*1962: Billy Vaughn

*1962: Los Broncos De Reynosa (El Circo)

*1964: Mance Lipscomb

*1964: Roy Clark

*1968: Doc Watson

*1970: Jerry Reed

*1971: Kenny Price

*1976: Benny Martin

*1976: R. Crumb & His Cheap Suit Serenaders

*1978: Leon Redbone

*1980: Jerry Lee Lewis

*1980: Clarence White (and The Kentucky Colonels) (live performances from 1973)

*1988: Nokie Edwards

*1988: David Grier

*1999: 17 Hippies

*2002: Buster B. Jones

*2005: Orquestra Mahatma

*2007: Molly and Jack Tuttle

*2008: Eugene Chadbourne

*2008: Kevin Blechdom

*2010: Zac Brown Band

*2012: Stephen Wade

*2015: Jim Hendricks

*2018: Roland White

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