Alexander's Ragtime Band

Irving BerlinBuy this song

Irving Berlin

Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was a Russian-born American composer and lyricist, widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history. He published his first song, "Marie from Sunny Italy", in 1907 and had his first major international hit, "Alexander's Ragtim… more »

Come on and hear, come on and hear
Alexander's Ragtime Band
Come on and hear, come on and hear 
It's the best band in the land

They can play a bugle call
Like you never heard before 
So natural that you want to go to war

That's just the bestest band what am, Honey Lamb

Come on along, come on along 
Let me take you by the hand
Up to the man, up to the man
Who's the leader of the band

And if you want to hear the Swanee River played in ragtime 

Come on and hear, come on and hear
Alexander's Ragtime Band

Written by: F. KARLIN, I. BERLIN

Lyrics © IMAGEM U.S. LLC

Lyrics Licensed & Provided by LyricFind

Discuss the Alexander's Ragtime Band Lyrics with the community:


Use the citation below to add these lyrics to your bibliography:


"Alexander's Ragtime Band Lyrics." STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 28 Jun 2017. <>.

Missing lyrics by Irving Berlin?

Know any other songs by Irving Berlin? Don't keep it to yourself!

Watch the song video

Alexander's Ragtime Band