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
Record label of Australian release:
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.”
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sugar_Baby_Love
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.”
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/rubettes/sugar-baby-love
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