Sugar Baby Love peaked at no 3 on the 3XY Top 40 on 23 August 1974.
Written by Wayne Bickerton and Tony Waddington with lead vocals by Paul Da Vinci. Bickerton and Waddington had been writing songs together since early 1960s. Bickerton said: “We had Paul DaVinci singing in that incredibly high falsetto voice and then a vocal group sings ‘Bop-shu-waddy’ over and over for about 3 minutes.”
Gerry Shury, who did the string arrangements said “This is not going to work: you can’t have a vocal group singing ‘Bop-shu-waddy’ non stop. A lot of people said the same thing to us so the more determined I became to release it.”
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