Baby, I'm Yours

Album: Baby, I'm Yours (1965)
Charted: 11
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Songfacts®:

  • Written by the late singer/songwriter Van McCoy, this song has a similar theme to the song "The Twelfth of Never," telling of a love that will live on until anything and everything completely unordinary happens in the world (a simple description is that the love will last forever).
  • Many other artists have covered this song over the years. A version by Peter & Gordon reached #19 in the UK in 1965; one by Jody Miller reached #91 in the US in 1971; one by Linda Lewis reached #33 in the UK in 1976; one by Debby Boone reached #74 in the US in 1978; and one by Cher (recorded for the 1990 film Mermaids) reached #89 in the UK in 1990. Additionally, other artists who have covered this song include Arctic Monkeys, Cilla Black, Petula Clark, the Paramounts, Billy Preston, Maureen McGovern (for her 1992 cover album of the same name), Tanya Tucker and Bobby Vinton. >>
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    Jerro - New Alexandria, PA, for above 2

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  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn June 13th 1965, "Baby, I'm Yours" by Barbara Lewis entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #97; and on August 15th it peaked at #11 (for 2 weeks) and spent 14 weeks on the Top 100....
    Her next charted release also had 'Baby' in its title, "Make Me Your Baby", and it also peaked at #11 and for also 2 weeks...
    Between 1963 and 1967 she had ten Top 100 records; with one making the Top 10, "Hello Stranger", it peaked at #3...
    Ms. Lewis celebrated her 71st birthday four months ago on February 9th, 2014.
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