Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good to You

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"Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good to You"
Single by The King Cole Trio
A-side "I Realize Now"
Released 1944
Genre Vocal
Length 2:54
Label Capitol Records
Writer(s) Andy Razaf, Don Redman
The King Cole Trio singles chronology
"Straighten Up and Fly Right"
(1944)
"Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good to You"
(1944)
"The Frim-Fram Sauce"
(1946)

"Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good to You" is a 1929 song written by Andy Razaf and Don Redman. It was later performed by The King Cole Trio. The single peaked at #20 on the national charts and was the group's final #1 on the Harlem Hit Parade.[1] The A-side of the song, "I Realize Now" peaked at #9 on the Harlem Hit Parade.

Other notable recordings of the song include versions by Fats Waller, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Stanley Turrentine, Sonny Clark, Art Blakey, Kenny Burrell, Diana Krall, The Coasters,[2] and Geoff Muldaur.[3][4]

The song featured in the 1994 movie The Mask, performed by Susan Boyd who dubbed Cameron Diaz.

Deana Martin recorded “Gee, Baby Ain't I Good To You” on her 2013 album “Destination Moon.”

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Preceded by
"Hamp's Boogie Woogie" by Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra
Billboard Harlem Hit Parade number-one single
October 21, 1944 - November 14, 1944 (four weeks)
Succeeded by
"Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall" by The Ink Spots and Ella Fitzgerald