Alabama Wild Man

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"Alabama Wild Man"
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Single by Jerry Reed
from the album Jerry Reed
B-side"Take It Easy"
ReleasedJuly 3, 1972
LabelRCA Victor
Songwriter(s)Jerry Reed
Producer(s)Chet Atkins
Jerry Reed
Jerry Reed singles chronology
"Smell the Flowers"
"Alabama Wild Man"
"You Took All the Ramblin' Out of Me"

Alabama Wild Man is a song written and recorded by American country artist Jerry Reed. It was released in July 1972 as the only single from the album, Jerry Reed. The song reached peaks of number 22 on the U.S. country chart and number 12 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart.[1] The B-side, "Take It Easy (In Your Mind)," would later be sampled in the 1972 top ten hit "Convention '72" by The Delegates.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1972) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 22
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 62
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 12
Canadian RPM Top Singles 79


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research.
  2. ^ "Early '70s Radio".

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