There's No Other (Like My Baby)

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"There's No Other (Like My Baby)" is a song co-written by Phil Spector and Leroy Bates and first recorded in 1961 by New York quintet girl group The Crystals, with Spector producing. Barbara Alston sang lead vocal, as she did on the next two Crystals releases “Uptown” and “He Hit Me (It Felt Like a Kiss)". The single, the first to be released on Spector's own Philles Records label, debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 in November 1961 and peaked at number 20 in January 1962 during its 11-week chart run. The song derives from the gospel number "There's No Other Like My Jesus".

The Beach Boys version[edit]

"There's No Other (Like My Baby)"
Single by The Beach Boys
A-side "The Little Girl I Once Knew"
Released November 8, 1965
Format Vinyl
Recorded 1965
Genre Rock
Length 3:05
Label Capitol
Producer(s) Brian Wilson
The Beach Boys singles chronology
"California Girls"
(1965)
"The Little Girl I Once Knew"
(1965)
"Barbara Ann"
(1965)
Beach Boys' Party! track listing

"There's No Other (Like My Baby)" was covered by the American rock band The Beach Boys. It was released on their 1965 album Beach Boys' Party! It features the whole group on lead vocals, but mainly Brian Wilson. The song was also released on November 8, 1965 as the B-side of the "The Little Girl I Once Knew" single. It charted at #20 in the United States, but it never charted in the United Kingdom.

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