Ain't Gonna Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman)

Album: Very Best of Joe Tex (1977)
Charted: 2 12
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  • This song was co-written and produced by the Nashville producer Buddy Killen, who died on November 1, 2006. Buddy Killen produced a number of Joe Tex's albums.
  • After Joe Tex's 1972 hit "I Gotcha," he took a break from showbiz to travel across the country as a minister for the Nation of Islam for several years and live on his farm in Navasota. He returned to music in 1975 and a year later recorded this novelty song, which was based on a dance called "The Bump."
  • R&B performer Bobby Marchan recorded an answer disc on US Mercury with "I Wanna Bump With That Big Fat Woman." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for all above
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  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 27th 1977, "Ain't Gonna Bump No more (With No Big Fat Woman)" by Joe Tex entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #80; ten weeks later on June 5th, 1977 it would peak at #12 {for 2 weeks} and spent 18 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #7 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    Between 1964 and 1979 he had thirty-five hits on the R&B Singles chart; with eleven making the Top 10 and four reaching #1; "Hold What You've Got" {1964}, "I Want To (Do Everything For You)" {1965}, "A Sweet Woman Like You" {1966}, and "I Gotcha" {1972}...
    He just missed having a fifth #1 record on the R&B Singles chart when "Skinny Legs and All" peaked at #2 in 1967...
    R.I.P. Mr. Tex, born Joseph Arrington, Jr., {1933 - 1982}.
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