Sugar Baby Love: THE RUBETTES

Australian singles charts:
Sugar Baby Love entered the Kent Music Report on 24 June 1974 and peaked at #2. The song was #18 on the Top 100 of 1974.

The song is on Wear It’s ‘At which entered the Kent Music report album chart on 9 December 1974 and peaked at #85.

Wayne Bickerton, Tony Waddington

Wayne Bickerton

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.”
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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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