On this day in music history: March 10, 1962 - “Hey! Baby” by Bruce Channel hits #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 3 weeks, also peaking at #2 on the R&B singles chart on the same date. Written by Margaret Cobb and Bruce Channel, the song is originally released on the LeCam record label out of Ft. Worth, TX. Its regional success will lead to Smash Records (distributed by Mercury Records) to pick up the record for national distribution. The track features singer/songwriter Delbert McClinton on harmonica.
I never sing in the shower but I’m about to sing this like a maniac. It’s been in my head all day.