Yes Sir, That's My Baby

Album: A Centennial Celebration: The Best of Eddie Cantor (1930)
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  • Yes sir, that's my baby
    No sir, I don't mean maybe
    Yes sir, that's my baby now

    Yes sir, we've decided
    No sir, we won't hide it
    Yes sir, you're invited now

    By the way
    By the way
    When we reach the preacher
    I'll say with feeling

    "Yes sir, that's my baby
    No sir, I don't mean maybe
    Yes sir, that's my baby now"

    Yes sir, that's my baby
    No sir, I don't mean maybe
    Yes sir, that's my baby now

    Yes sir, we've decided
    No sir, we won't hide it
    Yes sir, you're invited now

    By the way
    By the way
    When we reach the preacher
    I'll say with feeling

    "Yes sir, that's my baby
    No sir, I don't mean maybe
    Yes sir, that's my baby now
    Yes sir, that's my baby now"

Comments: 2

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn September 30th 1960, Ricky Nelson appeared at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee...
    At the time Ricky had two songs on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; "I'm Not Afraid" was at #27* and the flip-side, "Yes Sir, That's My Baby" was at #34, and that was also the peak position for both songs on the Top 100...
    * "I'm Not Afraid" was at #27 for one weeks while "Yes Sir, That's My Baby" remained at #34 for two weeks.
  • Kim from Pocono Summit, PaStrange that this song is singularly associated with Eddie Cantor, who was one of many to record it. According to Joel Whitburn's "Pop Memories", there were 5 charted versions of it after Walter Donaldson and lyricist Gus Kahn composed it in 1925, and Cantor's wasn't one of them. Instead, it is mentioned as being #11 by The Coon-Sanders Orchestra; #10 by Ace Brigode; #5 by Ben Bernie; #2 by Blossom Seeley; and #1 by Gene Austin.
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