Bye Bye Baby (Baby Goodbye)

Album: The Four Seasons Entertain You (1965)
Charted: 12

Songfacts®:

  • This song is about saying good-bye, not because the person is unloved, but because another commitment is preventing their relationship. The songs was written by Group member Bob Gaudio and Four Seasons producer Bob Crewe, who collaborated on many of their hits. >>
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    Mark - Sarnia, ON
  • A much more bombastic version was a #1 UK hit for the Bay City Rollers in 1975. This version was the top-selling single in the UK that year.

    The Bay City Rollers did not know The Four Seasons' version. According to 1000 UK #1 Hits by Jon Kutner and Spencer Leigh, this song was in guitarist Stuart Wood's collection, but he had it by a British band called The Symbols.
  • This was the first hit single for the Rollers not written by Bill Martin and Phil Coulter. It was also the first single release on which they played the instruments themselves. Martin and Coulter had previously refused to allow them to play on their recordings.
  • This was featured in the movie Love Actually.

Comments: 1

  • Jennifur Sun from RamonaWish there was some way of finding out who played on the Four Seasons recordings.
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