|"When Alexander Takes His Ragtime Band to France"|
|Songwriter(s)||Edgar Leslie, Cliff Hess, Alfred Bryan|
"When Alexander Takes His Ragtime Band to France" is a World War I era song written by Alfred Bryan, Cliff Hess, and Edgar Leslie in 1918. The song was performed by Marion Harris and released as a single by Victor Records in June 1918.
Albert Barbelle provided the cover illustration for the sheet music, which features a drawing of a marching band. Belle Baker is featured in the photograph inset.
Marion Harris' performance of When Alexander Takes His Ragtime Band to France reached number four on the US song charts in 1918.[nb 1]