Baby, Baby, Baby (Jimmy Witherspoon album)

Baby, Baby, Baby is an album by blues vocalist Jimmy Witherspoon which was recorded in 1963 and released on the Prestige label.[1] The title track, "Baby Baby Baby" with music by Jerry Livingston and lyrics by Mack David, was written in 1950 but first sung by Teresa Brewer in the film Those Redheads from Seattle (1953),[2] and then became title track of the album Baby, Baby, Baby by Mindy Carson.

Baby, Baby, Baby
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Studio album by
Released1963
RecordedMay 6, 1963 and July 8, 1963
New York City and Los Angeles
GenreBlues
Length35:23
LabelPrestige
PRLP 7290
ProducerOzzie Cadena and David Axelrod
Jimmy Witherspoon chronology
Roots
(1962)
Baby, Baby, Baby
(1963)
Evenin' Blues
(1963)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [3]

Scott Yanow of Allmusic states, "the music is enjoyable if not classic, and should please Witherspoon's many fans".[3]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Jimmy Witherspoon except where noted.

  1. "Mean Old Frisco" (Arthur Crudup) – 3:10
  2. "Rocks in My Bed" (Duke Ellington) – 2:40
  3. "Bad, Bad Whiskey" (Amos Milburn) – 3:05
  4. "Baby, Baby, Baby" (Mack David, Jerry Livingston) – 3:00
  5. "Sail on, Little Girl, Sail On" (Amos Easton) – 2:45
  6. "One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer" (Rudy Toombs) – 3:00
  7. "Lonely Boy Blues" (Walter Brown, Jay McShann) – 2:47
  8. "Blues and Trouble" – 2:52
  9. "Endless Sleep" (Dolores Nance, Jody Reynolds) – 2:11
  10. "I'll Go on Living" – 3:44
  11. "I Can't Hardly See" – 2:39
  12. "It's a Lonesome Old World" (Traditional) – 3:30

Note

  • Recorded in New York City on May 6, 1963 (tracks 1-8) and in Los Angeles on July 8, 1963 (tracks 9-12)

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed May 14, 2013
  2. ^ Popular Music – Volume 1 – Page 4 1950 Baby, Baby, Baby Words by Mack David, music by Jerry Livingston. Famous Music Corp. Introduced by Teresa "
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic listing accessed May 14, 2013