Australian singles chart:
Lady Marmalade the Kent Music Report on 5 May 1975 and peaked at #13. The song was #92 on the Top 100 of 1975.
The song is on Nightbirds which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 14 April 1975 and peaked at #15.
Bob Crewe, Kenny Nolan
Allen Toussaint, Vicki Wickham
The chorus of “Voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir?” is French for “Do you want to sleep with me tonight?”
The song was inspired by New Orleans prostitutes. The French Quarter is near the city’s red-light district.
This is the only hit credited to Labelle. Patti LaBelle, the lead singer of the trio, recorded in the ’60s as Patti LaBelle and The Blue Belles, and in the ’80s as a solo artist.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/labelle/lady-marmalade
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