LADY MARMALADE (VOULEZ-VOUS COUCHER AVEC MOI CE SOIR?)

Latest update on 04/07/2019

Artist: Eleventh Hour
Author: Bob Crewe/Kenny Nolan
Label: 20th Century
Year: 1974

Studio band with coauthor Kenny Nolan. On their only lp. No big deal. In Tennessee Williams's play A Streetcar Named Desire (1947), Blanche Dubois addressed her suitor Mitch with a "Voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir? Vous ne comprennez pas? Ah! Quel dommage!"

Covers:

1974:

Labelle [n°1 US & NL; produced by Allen Toussaint, intrigued by the New Orleans lyrics]

1975:

Herbie Mann

1975:

Mongo Santamaria

1975:

Taste Of Honey

1975:

Willis 'Gatortail' Jackson

1975:

Nanette Workman [Canadian in French]

1975:

Gilla [as Willst du mit mir schlafen gehn; first success for Frank Farian]

1975:

Jean-Paul et Claude-Alain [as Moi j'veux bien tut tut avec toi]

1975:

Strangers [as 't Jaar Van De Vrouw]

1980s:

Manowar

1981:

Irma Thomas

1985:

Bijou

1991:

Sheila E

1992:

Hermes House Band

1993:

O'Jays

1994:

Daddy K [as Voulez-vous coucher avec moi?]

1997:

All Saints

1997:

Shane

2001:

Christina Aguilera-Lil' Kim-Mya & Pink [in film Moulin Rouge; n°1 US & UK, n°2 NL]

2001:

Angie Stone [intro Labelle sampled in Soul Insurance]

Bob Crewe and Kenny Nolan also cowrote My Eyes Adored You (Frankie Valli), the n°1 in the Hot 100 one week before Labelle's Lady Marmalade. And there are more originals Crewe composed: Silhouettes, Daddy Cool, Silence Is Golden, Let's Hang On, The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore and Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You.

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