SINCE I MET YOU BABY

Latest update on 24/03/2017

Artist: Ivory Joe Hunter
Author: Ivory Joe Hunter
Label: Atlantic
Year: 1956

Texas singer, fit for C&W but as a black man doomed for R&B. Raised on gospel & spirituals, he first wrote this as Since I Met You Jesus. Inspired by Pat Boone's arrangement of Ivory Joe's I Almost Lost My Mind (1956).

Covers:

1956:

Mindy Carson [hit US]

1960:

Paul Evans

1960:

Bobby Vee

1961:

Sam Cooke

1964:

José Feliciano

1966:

Spencer Davis Group

1968:

Solomon Burke

1969:

Sonny James [n°1 C&W]

1970:

Jerry Lee Lewis

1974:

Bonnie Bramlett

1975:

Freddy Fender

1976:

Johnny Guitar Watson

1976:

Rosy & Andres

1982:

B.B. King [in '93 in duet with Katie Webster; the Since I Met You Baby BB cut with Gary Moore and became a hit UK in '92 is another song]

1993:

Lou Rawls

1997:

Big Jack Johnson

2001:

UB 40 feat. Lady Saw [as Since I Met You Lady]

2002:

Willy DeVille

2008:

Kenny Neal

2014:

Neil Young

Similar to Got You On My Mind's melody (see there). See also: I Need You So and I Almost Lost My Mind.

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