Are You from Dixie ('Cause I'm from Dixie Too)
|"Are You From Dixie ('Cause I'm from Dixie Too)"|
|Single by Jerry Reed|
|from the album Jerry Reed Explores Guitar Country|
|B-side||"A Worried Man"|
|Released||August 4, 1969|
|Songwriter(s)||Jack Yellen, George L. Cobb|
|Producer(s)||Chet Atkins, Bob Ferguson|
|Jerry Reed singles chronology|
"Are You From Dixie ('Cause I'm from Dixie Too)" is a song written by lyricist Jack Yellen and composer George L. Cobb, who teamed up to create several Vaudeville-era songs celebrating the American South. It was originally recorded by Billy Murray in 1916.
The song has been covered by many pop and country artists. One of the most successful recordings was by American country music artist Jerry Reed. His version was released in August 1969 as the only single from his album, Jerry Reed Explores Guitar Country. The song reached a peak of #11 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles||11|
- Grandpa Jones recorded his version in 1965.
|Wikisource has original text related to this article:|
- Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 343. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
- Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones, "Are You from Dixie" single release Retrieved January 29, 2016.
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