Baby Don't Do It

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"Baby Don't Do It" is the debut, 1953 single by The "5" Royales. The single made it to number one for three weeks on the R&B National Best Sellers chart, and was their first of two number one singles for the group.[1] The popularity of "Baby Don't Do It" gave origin to several answer records.[2]


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 205. 
  2. ^ Propes, Steve (1973). Those Oldies But Goodies: A Guide to 50's Record Collecting. New York: The Macmillan Company, New York. p. 46. 
Preceded by
"I Don't Know" by Willie Mabon and His Combo
Billboard R&B National Best Sellers number-one single
February 21, 1952 - February 28, 1953
Succeeded by
"(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean" by Ruth Brown