Rock Your Baby

Album: Latest And Greatest Hits (1974)
Charted: 1 1
  • Sexy mama

    Woman, take me in your arms
    Rock your baby
    Woman, take me in your arms
    Rock your baby

    There's nothing to it
    Just say you wanna do it
    Open up your heart
    And let the loving start

    Oh, woman, take me in your arms
    Rock your baby
    Woman, take me in your arms
    Rock your baby

    Yeah, hold me tight
    With all your might
    Now, let your loving flow
    Real sweet and slow

    Oh, woman, take me in your arms
    Rock your baby
    Woman, take me in your arms
    Rock your baby

    Oh, woman, take me in your arms
    Rock your baby
    Woman, take me in your arms
    Rock your baby

    Oh, woman, take me in your arms
    And rock me
    Ah woman, take me in your arms
    And rock me, ahhWriter/s: HARRY CASEY, RICHARD FINCH
    Publisher: Peermusic Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind
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Comments: 12

  • Mike from New EnglandThe rhythm guitar track by Jerome Smith is ground breaking and paved the way for the likes of Nile Rodgers and other great "chucking" rhythm players. Smith is super out front in the mix, makes me want to dance! Shocking he was paid $15 to cut this track!!
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn August 15, 1975, Gwen McCrae performed "Rockin' Chair" on the NBC-TV musical variety late-night program 'The Midnight Special"...
    At the time the song was at #59 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart, and just two weeks earlier it had peaked at #9 {for 1 week}, it spent 14 weeks on the Top 100...
    Exactly one year earlier on August 15th, 1974 Gwen's husband George McCrae was at #36 on the Top 100 chart with "Rock Your Baby", one month earlier on July 7th, 1974 it had peaked at #1 {for 2 weeks}...
    Ms. McCrae, born Gwen Mosley, will celebrate her 74th birthday this coming December 21st {2017}.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn July 20, 1974, George McCrea performed "Rock Your Baby" on the Dick Clark ABC-TV network Saturday-afternoon program 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time it was in it's second of two weeks at #1* on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart, and it spent 17 weeks on the Top 100...
    It also reached #1 {for 2 weeks} on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart, and it proved to be a world-wide hit, also reaching #1 in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Norway, Holland, and as noted above in the United Kingdom...
    He had four other Top 100 records; "I Can't Leave You Alone" {#50 in 1974}, "I Get Lifted" {#37 in 1975}, "Look At You" {#95 in 1975}, and "Happy!" {#65 in 1976}...
    The following in 1975 his wife, Gwen, would have a Top 10 record when her "Rockin' Chair" would peak at #9 {for 1 week} on July 27th, 1975...
    George Warren McCrae, Jr. will celebrate his 73rd birthday in three months on October 19th, 2017...
    * The record it replaced at #1 on the Top 100 also had the word 'Rock' in it's title, "Rock The Boat" by the Hues Corporation.
  • Wayne from Ottawa, OnApparently, the real story is that George's wife, Gwen McCrae, had recently had a hit with "Rockin' Chair" while George was still struggling to make anything happen for himself as a recording artist. Gwen is the one who happened to be at the TK office (not George) when she heard "Rock Your Baby" for the first time and literally begged and pleaded with Henry Stone to keep it for George to record. The rest is history. (PS: this version of events is according to Gwen McCrae)
  • Rick from Belfast, MeHave always LOVED this song...and its pretty cool that KC and Sunshine Band wrote this song and played all the instruments, leaving George McCrae to just sing it....what a great combo!!!!!!
  • Carol from Oceanside,calif., Calove this song.... one of my favorites!!!!
  • Robin from Vincennes, InYes, a very delightful and well sung song... Brings back alot of memories during my first love with Cheryl when i was a teenager... I will never stop listening to it...

  • Edwin from Vancouver, BcThis is one sexy tune.
  • Andrew from Birmingham, United StatesThis song is the bomb!! George McCrae, you have it all together!! Any other hits around? I'd like to hear 'em, if you don't mind!
  • Lvbinx from Marietta, GaRock You Baby is one of those songs like a Barry White song. You just want to curl up with the one you love and be together. Mmmmmm.
  • Jonnie King from St. Louis, MoI interviewed George McCrae when I was at KSLQ/St. Louis. "Rock Your Baby" was at the Top of the Charts at the time and he was just great and a truly nice person. Here's a little known fact: George McCrae sang back-up on the Supremes 1969 hit "Someday We'll Be Together". Listen for him next time you hear the song.
  • Pete from Nyc, NyThis song was almost revolutionary when you first heard it in 1974, when the now-familiar disco pulse was still unknown. I remember lying in front of my parent's stereo in the living room in awe of it as a 12-year-old. I thought it was the best song I had ever heard.

    I still get chills when I hear it. Harry Casey deserves a lot more credit than he gets. This, along with the first two KC hits 'Get Down Tonight' & 'That's The Way I Like It' were as ground-breaking as the Ramones or Sex Pistols two years later.
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