Nappy Love

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"Nappy Love"
Single by The Goodies
from the album 'The New Goodies LP'
A-side Nappy Love
B-side Wild Thing
Released 12 September 1975 (1975-09-12)
Format 7"
Genre Pop, Novelty
Length 3:39
Label Bradley's Records
Writer(s) Bill Oddie
Producer(s) Miki Antony
The Goodies singles chronology
Black Pudding Bertha (The Queen of Northern Soul) Nappy Love Make a Daft Noise for Christmas

Nappy Love is a song by Bill Oddie and recorded by The Goodies. It was arranged by Tom Parker and released as a single in September 1975. The B-side was a version of "Wild Thing", arranged by Dave MacRae.

Oddie originally wrote the song in 1973 for use in the radio series I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again, where it was performed in the episode broadcast on 9 December of that year.[1]

It entered the UK Singles Chart on 27 September 1975 at #37, remaining in the chart for 6 weeks and peaking at #21.[2][3]

The Goodies performed the song live in The Goodies – Almost Live.


  1. ^ Bill Oddie (1985). I'm Sorry I'll Read that Again: The Classic Scripts. Javelin. ISBN 0713717599. 
  2. ^ David Roberts (2005). British Hit Singles & Albums. Guinness World Records. p. 557. ISBN 1-904994-00-8. 
  3. ^ Graham Betts (2004). Collins complete UK hit singles 1952-2004. Collins. p. 371. ISBN 0007179316.