Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go to Sleep)

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"Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go to Sleep)" is a popular song.

It was written by Mack David, Jerry Livingston, and Al Hoffman and published in 1947.

The song was popularized by Perry Como in 1947. The recording was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-2259. The record first reached the Billboard magazine charts on May 30, 1947 and lasted 12 weeks on the chart, peaking at #1. The flip side of the record, "When You Were Sweet Sixteen," was also a big hit, reaching #2 on the chart. [1]

Other recordings were made by Peggy Lee, by Blue Barron, and by The Charioteers about the same time. The Wiggles also sang this song on their album and DVD "Pop Go the Wiggles".


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1973). Top Pop Records 1940-1955. Record Research. 
Preceded by
"Peg o' My Heart" by The Harmonicats
U.S. Billboard Best Sellers in Stores number-one single
June 28–July 12, 1947 (Perry Como)
Succeeded by
"Peg o' My Heart" by The Harmonicats