Australian charts: 1972
“Baby Blue” is a song by the Welsh band Badfinger from their 1971 album, Straight Up. The song was written by Pete Ham, produced by Todd Rundgren, and released on Apple Records.
Ham wrote the song about a woman named Dixie Armstrong, whom he had dated during Badfinger’s last US tour.
George Harrison started producing the Straight Up album but turned it over to Rundgren when he decided to organize the benefit Concert for Bangladesh, which Badfinger played as part of Harrison’s backing band. Harrison produced the album’s other hit, “Day After Day.”
Baby Blue peaked at no 10 on the Go-Set National Top 40 in July 1972.
This song is also on our Spotify playlist.
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