Sweet Georgia Brown

Composer: Kenneth Casey / Maceo Pinkard / Ben Bernie


There are hundreds of recordings of Sweet Georgia Brown. Information about these recordings may be added in due course if time permits.


Played by the Great American String Band.

Sweet Georgia Brown was written in 1925 by Maceo Pinkard (1897-1962) with lyrics by Ken Casey (1899-1965). The song was introduced and made popular by the bandleader Ben Bernie who as part of the deal received a percentage of the songwriting credits even though he had no involvement with the writing.

Nov 2003