Ain't That Lovin' You, Baby (Jimmy Reed song)

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Not to be confused with "Ain't That Lovin' You, Baby" performed by Elvis Presley.
"Ain't That Lovin' You"
"Ain't That Lovin' You" single
Single by Jimmy Reed
B-side "Baby, Don't Say That No More"
Released January 1956 (1956-01)
Format 10" 78 rpm & 7" 45 rpm record
Recorded Chicago
December 30, 1953
Genre Blues
Length 2:20
Label Vee-Jay (Cat. no.168)
Writer(s) Jimmy Reed
Jimmy Reed singles chronology
"I Don't Go for That"/ "She Don't Want Me No More"
(1955)
"Ain't That Lovin' You Baby"
(1956)
"Can't Stand to See You Go"/ "Rockin' with Reed"
(1956)

"Ain't That Lovin' You, Baby" is an upbeat blues song written and recorded by Jimmy Reed.[1] The single reached number eight in the Billboard R&B chart in late March 1956.[2] Backing Reed (guitar, harmonica, and vocal) are Eddie Taylor (guitar), Vernel Fournier (drums), and an unknown guitarist.[1]

"Ain't That Lovin' You Baby" has been recorded by a variety of artists, including[3] Link Wray, Dale Hawkins, Ronnie Hawkins, The Everly Brothers on Gone, Gone, Gone, Etta James on Etta James Rocks the House, Eric Clapton on Blues, Steve Miller on Living in the 20th Century, and The Youngbloods on their first eponymous album.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Koda, Cub (2000). The Very Best of Jimmy Reed (liner notes). Rhino Records. pp. 7, 13. R2 79802. 
  2. ^ Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. March 31, 1956. p. 61. ISSN 00062510. Retrieved March 19, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Ain't That Lovin' You Baby". allmusic. Retrieved April 10, 2011.