Bossa Nova Baby

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"Bossa Nova Baby"
Elvis Presley Bossa Nova Baby Single Cover.jpg
Single by Elvis Presley
from the album Fun in Acapulco
B-side "Witchcraft"
Released October 1963
Format 7", 45rpm
Recorded January 22, 1963, at Radio Recorders, Hollywood
Genre Rock and roll, bossa nova
Length 2:02
Label RCA Victor
Songwriter(s) Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
Producer(s) Joseph Lilley
Elvis Presley singles chronology
"(You're The) Devil in Disguise"
(1963)
"Bossa Nova Baby" / "Witchcraft"
(1963)
"Kissin' Cousins" / "It Hurts Me"
(1964)

"(You're The) Devil in Disguise"
(1963)
"Bossa Nova Baby" /
"Witchcraft"
(1963)
"Kissin' Cousins" /
"It Hurts Me"
(1964)
Music video
"Bossa Nova Baby" (audio only) on YouTube

"Bossa Nova Baby" is a song written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller and recorded on January 22, 1963, at Radio Recorders in Hollywood, CA[1] by Elvis Presley as part of the soundtrack of the 1963 motion picture Fun in Acapulco.

The song reached number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart[2] and number 20 on the Billboard R&B Singles chart in 1963.[3] It also reached number 13 in the UK charts.[4]

It was first recorded and released by Tippie and the Clovers in 1962.[5]

Background[edit]

Stoller said in 2015 that[6]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Elvis Discography 1963". Retrieved 21 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2010-02-09.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-26. Retrieved 2010-02-09.
  4. ^ "Elvis Presley's chart toppers". 14 August 2002. Retrieved 21 August 2016 – via bbc.co.uk.
  5. ^ "Elvis Presley: Original Version Recordings of Songs He Sang". Retrieved 21 August 2016.
  6. ^ Sharp, Ken (July 23, 2015). "Interview with Mike Stoller Legendary Songwriter". Elvis Australia. Retrieved February 4, 2018.

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