I'm Alright (Kenny Loggins song)

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"I'm Alright"
I'm Alright by Kenny Loggins.jpg
Single by Kenny Loggins
from the album Caddyshack
B-side "Lead the Way"
Released July 7, 1980
Format 7" single, 45"
Genre Rock
Length 3:25
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Kenny Loggins
Producer(s) Kenny Loggins and Bruce Botnick
Kenny Loggins singles chronology
"Keep the Fire"
(1980)
"I'm Alright"
(1980)
"Don't Fight It"
(1982)

"Keep the Fire"
(1980)
"I'm Alright"
(1980)
"Don't Fight It"
(1982)

"I'm Alright" is a song written and performed by American pop singer Kenny Loggins. It was used as the theme music for the 1980 comedy film Caddyshack. The track was released as a single in 1980 and then reached the top 10 of the U.S. singles chart. Eddie Money makes a guest appearance in the song's background chorus.[1] The song is also one of the most frequent choices in Loggins' concert, and included in all three of his official concert material releases - Kenny Loggins Alive, Live from Grand Canyon, and Outside: From the Redwoods.

Track listing[edit]

7" Vinyl
  1. "I'm Alright" (Loggins) - 3:25
  2. "Lead the Way" (Loggins, Eva Ein Loggins) - 4:27

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 7
Canadian RPM Singles Chart 5

Personnel[edit]

  • Kenny Loggins - lead vocals, guitar
  • Mike Hamilton - guitar, backing vocals
  • George Hawkins - bass, backing vocals
  • Brian Mann - keyboards, backing vocals
  • Tris Imboden - drums, backing vocals
  • Mark Wittenberg - guitar

Other uses[edit]

Lynda Carter covered this song in her 1981 television music special Lynda Carter's Celebration.

The song was used in the American Dad! episode "Francine's Flashback", the Futurama episode "Obsoletely Fabulous", the Regular Show episode "First Day", in the pilot episode of Freaks and Geeks, and on the episode "Self Help" of The Walking Dead.

The song was released as a downloadable track for Rock Band 3 on November 13, 2012.

A different version of the song appeared on the next-to-last episode of Late Show with David Letterman on May 19, 2015, in a montage of Bill Murray highlights from the show.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I'm Alright by Kenny Loggins Songfacts". Songfacts.com. Retrieved 2016-10-16.