Let's Jump the Broomstick

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"Let's Jump the Broomstick"
Single by Brenda Lee
from the album Brenda Lee
B-side "Some of These Days"
Released April 1959
Genre Rockabilly
Length 2:25
Label Decca Records 30885
Writer(s) Charles Robins
Brenda Lee singles chronology
"Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home"
(1958)
"Let's Jump the Broomstick"
(1959)
"Sweet Nothin's"
(1959)

"Let's Jump the Broomstick" is a song written by Charles Robins and performed first by a black Nashville group, Alvin Gaines & The Themes, in 1959, then covered that year by Brenda Lee. Her version reached #12 in the United Kingdom in 1959.[1] The song was featured on her 1960 album, Brenda Lee.[2] The song is based on the popular custom and phrase jumping the broom.

The song was arranged by Owen Bradley.[3]

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Carly Michaels sang a version of the song May 28, 1994 episode of Stars in Their Eyes.

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