Baby Take Me in Your Arms

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"Baby Take Me in Your Arms"
Baby Take Me in Your Arms - Jefferson.jpg
Single by Jefferson
from the album The Colour Of My Love
B-side"I Fell Flat on My Face"
ReleasedDecember 1969
Format7" single
Recorded1969
GenrePop
LabelJanus
Songwriter(s)Tony Macaulay, John Macleod
Producer(s)John Schroeder
Jefferson singles chronology
"The Colour of My Love"
(1969)
"Baby Take Me in Your Arms"
(1969)

"Baby Take Me in Your Arms" is a 1969 song by Jefferson. It was the second release from his first LP, The Colour Of My Love. It had first been recorded by the Paper Dolls in 1968 on their album, Paper Dolls House.

The song became a Top 40 pop and adult contemporary hit during the winter of 1970 in the U.S. and Canada. Although the artist is British and the LP was released in the UK, the single was not.

Edison Lighthouse covered the song on their 1971 LP, Already. Their rendition is entitled, "Take Me in Your Arms".

Chart history[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1969-70) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Top Singles [1] 15
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary[2] 14
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 23
US Billboard Adult Contemporary[4] 19
US Cash Box Top 100 [5] 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ RPM Top Singles, February 14, 1970
  2. ^ RPM Adult Contemporary, March 7, 1970
  3. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1993). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961–1993. Record Research. p. 120.
  5. ^ Cash Box Top 100 Singles, February 21, 1970

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