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"
"Let's Jump the Broomstick"
"Sweet Nothin's"

"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.