A Little Bit More

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For the song by Melba Moore, see A Little Bit More (Melba Moore song).
"A Little Bit More"
Single by Dr. Hook
from the album A Little Bit More
B-side "A Couple More Years"
Released 1976
Genre Soft rock
Length 2:56
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Bobby Gosh
Producer(s) Ron Haffkine

"A Little Bit More" is a song written and performed by Bobby Gosh, released on his 1973 album Sitting in the Quiet.[1] The first hit version was recorded by the band Dr. Hook; their version was released as a single in 1976. It charted as number 11 on the US Billboard Hot 100, and number two on the UK Singles Chart. It was Dr. Hook's joint second-best UK chart placing, matching "Sylvia's Mother" and surpassed only by "When You're in Love with a Beautiful Woman".

The song has also been recorded by Lynn Anderson (1977), Ronnie McDowell (1992), Lars Roos (1992), Shane Richie (1998) and 911 (1999).

Charts[edit]

911 version[edit]

"A Little Bit More"
Single by 911
from the album There It Is
Released 17 January 1999
Recorded 1998
Genre Pop
Writer(s) Bobby Gosh
Producer(s) 911
911 singles chronology
"More Than a Woman"
(1998)
"A Little Bit More"
(1999)
"Private Number"
(1999)

In 1998, English boy band 911 recorded their own version of "A Little Bit More" for their third studio album, There It Is (1999). It was released on 11 and 15 January 1999 in the United Kingdom and Ireland, respectively, and went on to become one of their most successful singles, debuting at number one on the UK Singles Chart on 17 January 1999,[2] becoming their only number-one single.[3] It also charted at number seven on the Irish Singles Chart,[4] the band's only single ever to chart in Ireland, and number 46 in New Zealand.

Charts and certifications[edit]

Preceded by
"Praise You" by Fatboy Slim
UK Singles Chart number-one single (911 version)
17–23 January 1999
Succeeded by
"Pretty Fly" by The Offspring

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cover versions of A Little Bit More by Bobby Gosh". SecondHandSongs. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 629. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ "A Little Bit More". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 25 September 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "The Irish Charts". IRMA. Retrieved 25 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Charts.org.nz – 911 – A Little Bit More". Top 40 Singles.
  6. ^ "Archive Chart: 1998-23-01" UK Singles Chart.
  7. ^ "Ukrainian Chart - 911". FDR. 10 May 2009. Retrieved 13 July 2010. 
  8. ^ "British single certifications – 911 – A Little Bit More". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter A Little Bit More in the field Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select single in the field By Format. Click Go

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