No Other Baby

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"No Other Baby"
Single by The Vipers
B-side "Baby Why?"
Released 1958
Format 7" single
Genre Skiffle
Label Parlophone
Writer(s) Dickie Bishop, Bob Watson

"No Other Baby" is a song written by Dickie Bishop[1] and Bob Watson, originally recorded in 1957 by Dickie Bishop and The Sidekicks. Early cover versions were recorded by The Vipers (1958), Bobby Helms (1959)[2] and Paul and Paula (1964).

Paul McCartney version[edit]

"No Other Baby"
Single by Paul McCartney
from the album Run Devil Run
B-side "Brown Eyed Handsome Man"
"Fabulous"
Released 24 October 1999
Format 7", CD
Recorded 1 March – 5 May 1999
Abbey Road studios, London
Genre Rock and Roll
Length 4:17
Label Parlophone
Paul McCartney singles chronology
Fluid (Nitin Sawhney Remixes)
(The Fireman)
(1999)
"No Other Baby"
(1999)
"Vo!ce"
(with Heather Mills)
(1999)

Paul McCartney recorded "No Other Baby" for his 1999 cover album Run Devil Run and released it as the only single from the album.[3] The song reached number 42 on the UK singles chart.[3][4]

The Paul McCartney version was released as a 7" single and two CD singles, one of which was mixed in mono.[3]

7" single (R 6527)
  1. "No Other Baby" (Dickie Bishop/Bob Watson) – 4:17
  2. "Brown Eyed Handsome Man" (Chuck Berry) – 2:27
  3. "Fabulous" – 2:15
CD Stereo single (CD R 6527)
  1. "No Other Baby" (Bishop/Watson) – 4:17
  2. "Brown Eyed Handsome Man" (Berry) – 2:27
  3. "Fabulous" (Bernie Lowe/Kal Mann) – 2:15
CD Mono single (CDRS 6527)
  1. "No Other Baby" (Bishop/Watson) – 4:17
  2. "Brown Eyed Handsome Man" (Berry) – 2:27
  3. "Fabulous" (Lowe/Mann) – 2:15

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://web.archive.org/web/20120615094504/http://www.paulvernonchester.com/DickieBishop.htm Dickie Bishop (at Archive.org)
  2. ^ "No Other Baby". Second Hand Songs: a cover songs database. 5 August 2008. Retrieved 11 November 2009. 
  3. ^ a b c Calkin, Graham. "Paul McCartney - No Other Baby". Jpgr.co.uk. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "UK Singles - 1952-2009". Retrieved 12 October 2009.