Good Time Baby

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"Good Time Baby"
Single by Bobby Rydell
B-side"Cherié"
ReleasedJanuary 1961[1]
FormatVinyl, 7", 45 RPM
Recorded1960
GenreRock and roll
Length2:09
LabelCameo Records
Songwriter(s)Bernie Lowe, Kal Mann & Dave Appell[2]
Bobby Rydell singles chronology
"Sway"
(1960)
"Good Time Baby"
(1961)
"That Old Black Magic"
(1961)

"Good Time Baby" is a song released in January 1961 by Bobby Rydell.[1] The song spent 11 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at No. 11,[3] while reaching No. 6 in Australia,[4] No. 6 on Canada's CHUM Hit Parade,[5] No. 18 in the Netherlands,[6] and No. 42 in the United Kingdom's Record Retailer chart.[7]

The song was ranked No. 88 on Billboard's end of year "Hot 100 for 1961 - Top Sides of the Year"[8] and No. 93 on Cash Box's "Top 100 Chart Hits of 1961".[9]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1961) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100 11
Australia - Music Maker[4] 6
Canada - CHUM Hit Parade 6
Netherlands 18
UK - Record Retailer 42

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discourse", Billboard, January 9, 1961. p. 44. Accessed October 14, 2016.
  2. ^ Good Time Baby - By: Bobby Rydell, MusicVF.com. Accessed July 24, 2015
  3. ^ "Bobby Rydell - Chart History - The Hot 100", Billboard.com. Accessed July 14, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Billboard Music Week Hits of the World", Billboard, April 24, 1961. p. 12. Accessed July 14, 2016.
  5. ^ "1050 CHUM - CHUM Charts". CHUM. Archived from the original on July 21, 2006. Retrieved 2016-07-15.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link) Chart No. 200, February 27, 1961.
  6. ^ "Bobby Rydell - Good Time Baby", Dutch Charts. Retrieved July 27, 2015
  7. ^ Bobby Rydell - Full Official Chart History, Official Charts Company. Accessed July 14, 2016.
  8. ^ "Chart Toppers", Billboard, December 25, 1961. p. 10. Retrieved March 11, 2018.
  9. ^ "Top 100 Chart Hits of 1961", Cash Box, December 30, 1961. p. 12. Retrieved March 12, 2018.