I'm Alright

Album: Caddyshack Soundtrack (1980)
Charted: 7
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  • I'm alright
    Nobody worry 'bout me
    Why you got to gimme a fight?
    Can't you just let it be?

    I'm alright
    Don't nobody worry 'bout me
    You got to gimme a fight
    Why don't you just let me be

    Do what you like,
    Doing it naturally
    But if it's too easy
    They're gonna disagree

    It's your life
    And isn't it a mystery
    If it's nobody's business
    It's everybody's game

    Gotta catch you later
    No, no, cannonball it right away

    Some Cinderella kid

    Get it up and get you a job
    (Dip dip dip dip dip dip dip dip)

    I'm alright
    Nobody worry 'bout me
    Why you got to gimme a fight?
    Can't you just let it be?

    I'm alright
    Don't nobody worry 'bout me
    You got to gimme a fight
    Why don't you just let me be

    Who do you want?
    Who you be today?
    And who is it really
    Makin' up your mind?

    You want to listen to the man?
    Pay attention to the magistrate
    And while I got you in the mood
    Listen to your

    Own heart beatin'
    Own heart beatin'
    Own heart beatin'
    Own heart beatin'

    Don't it get you movin'

    Man

    It make me feel good

    (Wow, Cinderella kid)

    Then give it up and give it the job

    (Dip dip dip dip dip dip dip dip)
    (Boom, boom, boom, boom)

    I'm alright
    Nobody worry 'bout me
    Why you got to gimme a fight?
    Can't you just let it be?

    I'm alright
    Don't nobody worry 'bout me
    You got to gimme a fight
    Why don't you just let me be

    I'm alright
    Nobody worry 'bout me
    Why you got to gimme a fight?
    Can't you just let it be?

    I'm alright
    I'm alright
    Just let me be Writer/s: Kenneth Clark Loggins
    Publisher: Gnossos Music / Milk Money Music, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 18

  • Telephone Bill from IndyDoes ANYONE know of how they got together for the incredible vocal bridge? Anybody checking any reaction video for this song just LOSES it during hearing it for the first time, and after all these years NO ONE has anything linking to the session?
  • Paul Mccartney from Columbus, OhioThe guitar solo at the end of the song with about 40 seconds left, sounds exactly like the guitar solo in Copperhead Road by Steve Earle.
  • Kevin from Us Via HungaryI KNEW IT!!!

    I don't know if I knew it at the time or I just noticed it but I heard Eddie Money in the background. That's actually how I found your article. I searched for Background Singers to see if I was right.

    I love Kenny Loggins and Eddie Money too. I was sad when Eddie passed away. My ex and I saw him in concert 3 times. Two where "High energy", the 3rd was at the end of a tour. You could see he during the 3rd concert that he was tired.

    Thanks for your article.
  • Seventhmist from 7th HeavenI probably didn't need to mention it, but since no one else has said it, the "dup-dup-dup-dup-dup" after "Get it up or get you a job" was certainly a reference to the 1957 song "Get a Job."
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn July 6th 1980, "I'm Alright" by Kenny Loggins entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #88; and on October 5th, 1980 it peaked at #7 (for 2 weeks) and spent 22 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #5 on the Canadian RPM Top Singles chart...
    The movie 'Caddyshack' opened in theaters across the U.S.A. and Canada on July 25th, 1980 and was #3 on the list of the Top 100 Movies of 1980* (#1 was 'The Shining' and #2 was 'Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back')...
    * http://www.imdb.com/
  • Esskayess from Dallas, TxMoney showed a considerable lack of class with those remarks.
  • Paul from St. Petersburg, FlIs it just me, or does that bass line sound awfully close to Tusk from Fleetwood Mac, released just a year prior...?
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdDann Huff played guitar on "Nobody's Fool" not "I'm Alright".
  • Dodge from Casper, WyKenny isn't a hard guitar player - he loves the feel of jazz and smooth acoustic. The electric guitarist on this hit is studio expert and Giant frontman, Dann Huff. Huff steps in whenever an artist with CBS/Sony needs a little muscle in their single or album track, regardless of genre. Other songs of the hundreds he has successfully contributed to include Celine Dion - My Heart Will Go On, Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror, and Clay Walker - Hypnotize the Moon.
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdThe voice in the background is Eddie Money.
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdAlso this could be a song about golf. if there is a category on this site for songs about sports.
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdThe song was actually partly inspired by Michael O'Keefe's character in the movie Danny ("Be the ball!")
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdThis was sung a few days ago by Crosby Loggins who is Kenny's oldest son on the Rock the Cradle reality show where the offspring of pop stars (who are that that well known) go into the spotlight. Go Crosby!
    Oh and the backing vocals are by Eddie Money!
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdThe song has nothing to do with Kenny Loggins life! Get real. I have a stuffed gopher that sings and dances to I'm All Right
  • Ken from Louisville, KyNot surprisingly, Tiger Woods says that Caddyshack is his favorite all-time movie.
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdThis wasn't the first time Loggins wrote a song for a film. Little known fact he wrote "I Believe in Love" for Streisand to sing in A Star is Born
    (along with the Bergmans) He later cut his own version on his Celebrate Me Home album.
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdIn the online series Yacht Rock they do a fictious account of the making of this song. The
    director Harold Ramis goes to Loggins and tells
    him to write it and gets help from Journey's
    Steve Perry (he later did "Don't Fight It" with
    Loggins"
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdI'm not sure that the 1974 incident is true, in the FOOTLOOSE documentry he says he wrote it at a
    screening of the movie
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