Boom Boom Baby

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Boom Boom Baby
Compilation album by Billy "Crash" Craddock
Released August 10, 1992
Recorded 1958 - 1961
Genre Rockabilly
Label Bear Family Records
Producer Don Law
Billy "Crash" Craddock chronology
Back On Track
Boom Boom Baby
Crash's Smashes
For the song, see Boom Boom Baby (song)

Boom Boom Baby is an album by Billy "Crash" Craddock. The songs were released in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The CD was released in 1992 on Bear Family Records. The only hit song in the United States was "Don't Destroy Me". The song made it to #94 on the pop charts in November 1959. A few of the songs were hits in Australia. The songs "LuLu Lee" and "Ah, Poor Little Baby" were released on Date Records in 1958. The other tracks were released on Columbia Records in 1959-1961.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sweetie Pie"
  2. "Lulu Lee"
  3. "Ah, Poor Little Baby"
  4. "I Miss You So Much"
  5. "(For The Last Time) Am I to Be the One" (B.W. Stevenson, Otis Blackwell)
  6. "Well Don't You Know" (George Weston)
  7. "Boom Boom Baby" (Dave Burgess)
  8. "(What Makes You) Treat Me Like You Do"
  9. "I Want That" (Ben Weisman)
  10. "Little Ole You"
  11. "One Last Kiss" (Charles Strouse, Lee Adams)
  12. "Report Card Of Love"
  13. "Heavenly Love"
  14. "Good Time Billy (Is a Happiness Fool)" (Peter Udell)
  15. "Letter of Love"
  16. "Don't Destroy Me"
  17. "Blabbermouth"
  18. "School Day Dreams"
  19. "Since She Turned Seventeen" (Wayne Walker, Marijohn Wilkin)
  20. "All I Want Is You" (Jamie Chaleff)
  21. "Is It True or False (That I'm in Love With You)"


  • Billy "Crash" Craddock - guitar, vocals
  • Harold Bradley - guitar
  • Boots Randolph - saxophone
  • Patrick Sullivan - guitar
  • Grady Martin - guitar
  • Wally Richardson - guitar
  • Frank Carroll - bass
  • Buddy Harman - drums
  • Floyd Cramer - piano
  • Jack Tysinger, Jr. - drums
  • Walter Garland - guitar
  • Jack Parrish - guitar
  • Hank Garland - guitar
  • Joe Zinkan - bass
  • Basil Henry Freeman, Jr. - saxophone
  • Howard Carpenter - violin
  • Lillian Hunt - violin
  • Douglas G. Kirkman - drums
  • Bob Moore - bass
  • Andrew L. Goodrich - saxophone
  • A. Beasley Group - choir
  • Brenton Banks - violin
  • Solie Fott - violin

Hits (In Australia)[edit]

Record Year Chart Label
"Boom Boom Baby" 1960 1 Coronet Records
"Well, Don't You Know" 1
"One Last Kiss" 1961 1
"Blabbermouth" 3
"Good Time Billy (Is A Happiness Fool)" 16

See also[edit]