I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY

Latest update on 18/12/2009

Artist: Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
Author: Jon Hendricks
Label: Decca
Year: 1953

Jon Hendricks also wrote Yeh Yeh and Twisted (see there).

Covers:

1955:

Lillian Briggs

1955:

Georgia Gibbs [same day as Lillian Briggs']

1967:

Ellie Greenwich [influential version]

1968:

Billy Davis

1970:

Jive Five

1985:

Gigantjes

Illustrating how speed did not enter the record biz with downloading: at 2 pm Georgia Gibbs covered Lillian Briggs (for Mercury), a version Lillian recorded that very morning. Local DJ's started broadcasting Georgia's version one day later and from the next day on copies were available in shops.

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