Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good to You
"Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good to You" is a 1929 song written by Andy Razaf and Don Redman. It was recorded by the Redman-led McKinney's Cotton Pickers on Victor on November 5, 1929 as "Gee, Ain't I Good to You."
|"Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good to You"|
|Single by The King Cole Trio|
|A-side||"I Realize Now"|
|Songwriter(s)||Andy Razaf, Don Redman|
|The King Cole Trio singles chronology|
King Cole Trio recordingEdit
It was later performed by The King Cole Trio. The single peaked at #20 on the national charts and was the group's final #1 on the Harlem Hit Parade. The A-side of the song, "I Realize Now" peaked at #9 on the Harlem Hit Parade. It is usually played in E flat blues.
Other notable recordingsEdit
Other notable recordings of the song include versions by: Fats Waller, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Stanley Turrentine, Sonny Clark, Art Blakey, Ray Charles, Kenny Burrell, Diana Krall, The Coasters, Bill Wurtz, and Geoff Muldaur. As well as, Deana Martin recorded “Gee, Baby Ain't I Good To You” on her 2013 album Destination Moon. In 2015, Matt Dusk and Margaret recorded a version for their album Just the Two of Us.
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 126.
- Jazz Standards.com: Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You?
- Wurtz, Bill (July 4, 2014). "jazz america". billwurtz.com.