Feelin' Alright

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For the 1999 song, see Feelin' Alright (Len song). For the album by the New Riders of the Purple Sage, see Feelin' All Right.
"Feelin' Alright?"
Song by Traffic from the album Traffic
Released 1968
Genre Folk rock
Length 4:16
Label Island
Writer Dave Mason
Producer Jimmy Miller
"Feelin' Alright"
Song by EYC from the album Express Yourself Cleary
Released 1993
Genre Dance
Length 4.19
Writer Trey Parker

"Feelin' Alright?", also known as "Feeling Alright", is a song written by Dave Mason of the English rock band Traffic from their eponymous 1968 album Traffic, which reached #123 on the US chart.[1] The song was also a hit single for several performers: Joe Cocker (1969, #69,[2] re-charted in 1972, #33),[3] Mongo Santamaría (1969, #95),[4] and Grand Funk Railroad (1971, #54).[5]

Other versions[edit]

It has also been recorded by:[6]

Little Milton recorded his own version in 1970 that was released on the 1985 album The Checker Days 1961-1970,[6] while Paul Weller in his Above the Clouds EP[8] (1992), and Ohio Players version features as bonus track in Pain album reissue in 2006.[9]

Other artists who released their covers are Freddie King, Widespread Panic and The Black Crowes. A Steel Drum version by Trinidad Oil Company was reissued on the dancefloor jazz compilation Blue Juice 2.

It was also featured in the 2000 film Duets, sung by Huey Lewis. Both the original and the Joe Cocker cover were featured in the movie Flight, starring Denzel Washington.


Traffic version[edit]

EYC Version[edit]

  • Bass Guitar
  • Drum Dance
  • Synth Strings
  • Cello

Joe Cocker version[edit]

Cocker performed a 'duet' of this song with John Belushi on episode 3 of Saturday Night Live's second season which aired on October 2, 1976.

Cocker also performed the song with Huey Lewis on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, which aired on 19 July 2012.

Cocker included this song live in his double album Mad Dogs & Englishmen.

Jackson 5 version[edit]

Craig Chaquiço version[edit]

In 1997, guitarist Craig Chaquiço performed his version from the album Once in a Blue Universe.[10][11]

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E.Y.C. – Feelin' Alright Genre: Electronic, Hip Hop, Pop Style: RnB/Swing, House Year: 1992

Tracklist .

|*Feelin' Alright (Album Version) 4:11

|*Feelin' Alright (Hip Hop Radio Edit) 4:24

|*Feelin' Alright (House Mix) 7:30





Genre: Electronic, Hip Hop Style: RnB/Swing, House

Tracklist Hide Credits .


  • A Feelin' Alright (Album Version) 4:11


  • B Swing My Way - 4:19


  • C Get Some


  • D Feelin' Alright (Hip Hop Radio Edit)

Producer [Additional], Remix – Curt Frasca 4:24

Companies, etc.

Grand Funk Railroad version[edit]


  1. ^ Traffic, "Feelin' Alright?" Chart Position Retrieved March 20, 2015
  2. ^ Joe Cocker, "Feeling Alright" 1969 Chart Position Retrieved March 20, 2015
  3. ^ Joe Cocker, "Feeling Alright" 1972 Chart Position Retrieved March 20, 2015
  4. ^ Mongo Santamaría, "Feeling Alright" Chart Position Retrieved March 20, 2015
  5. ^ Grand Funk Railroad, "Feelin' Alright" Chart Position Retrieved March 20, 2015
  6. ^ a b "Original versions of Feelin' Alright written by Dave Mason". SecondHandSongs. Retrieved 2014-06-07. 
  7. ^ "Jackson 5 & Diana Ross | Feelin' Alright (1971)". Jackson5abc.com. Retrieved 2014-06-07. 
  8. ^ "Paul Weller - Above The Clouds (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-06-07. 
  9. ^ "Ohio Players - Pain (CD, Album) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-06-07. 
  10. ^ "Once in a Blue Universe overview". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2014-06-07. 
  11. ^ "New Age - November '97 - Winter Solstice VI". Music-Reviewer.com. Retrieved 2014-06-07. 

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