MOCKINGBIRD

Latest update on 02/05/2017

Artist: Inez Foxx
Author: Charlie Foxx/Inez Foxx
Label: Symbol
Year: 1963

Accompaniment by Charlie Foxx; brother and sister. Lyrics based upon ringsong Hush Little Baby (see there): "Hush, little baby, don't say a word, Papa's gonna buy you a mockingbird, And if that mockingbird don't sing, Papa's gonna buy you a diamond ring."

Covers:

1963:

Martha & The Vandellas

1964:

Dusty Springfield

1967:

Aretha Franklin

1974:

James Taylor & Carly Simon [top 5 US]

1974:

Johnny O'Keefe & Margaret McClaren [hit Australia]

1982:

Belle Stars

1992:

Bobby McFerrin [as Hush Little Baby with Yo Yo Ma]

1993:

Taj Mahal [in duet with Etta James]

See also: Hambone.

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