Alabamy Bound

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This article is about the 1924 vaudeville song. For the song also called Alabamy Bound, see I'm Alabama Bound.
"Alabamy Bound"
Song by Al Jolson
Published 1924
Genre Popular music
Writer(s) Composer: Ray Henderson
Lyricist: Buddy DeSylva, Bud Green
Alabamy Bound, one of many 'olio' song & dance numbers, early 1920s.

"Alabamy Bound" is a Tin Pan Alley tune written in 1924, with music by Ray Henderson and words by Buddy DeSylva and Bud Green. Written for the vaudeville stage, it was made famous by Al Jolson. It was featured in Woody Allen's 1985 movie The Purple Rose of Cairo.

Early recordings[edit]

Date Artist Label
1924 Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra Victor 19557-A
1925 Isham Jones & His Orchestra Brunswick 2789B
1925 Bailey's Lucky Seven Gennett 5648A
1925 Sara Martin OKeh 8262A
1925 Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra Regal 9789-A (also for Domino, Banner, and Ajax)