Here Comes My Baby (Cat Stevens song)

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"Here Comes My Baby"
Song by Cat Stevens
from the album Matthew and Son
Released 10 March 1967
Recorded 1967
Genre Baroque pop, folk rock
Length 2:58
Songwriter(s) Cat Stevens
Matthew and Son track listing
  1. "Matthew and Son"
  2. "I Love My Dog"
  3. "Here Comes My Baby"
  4. "Bring Another Bottle Baby"
  5. "Portobello Road"
  6. "I've Found a Love"
  7. "I See a Road"
  8. "Baby Get Your Head Screwed On"
  9. "Granny"
  10. "When I Speak to the Flowers"
  11. "The Tramp"
  12. "Come on and Dance"
  13. "Hummingbird"
  14. "Lady"

"Here Comes My Baby" is a pop song written by Cat Stevens and recorded in 1967. It appeared on his album Matthew and Son (having been recorded by Stevens on 1st February 1967) before it was popularized by the Tremeloes as a hit single only months later, having been released by the Tremeloes in January 1967.

Cover versions[edit]

The song, minus the final verse, was covered by The Tremeloes, whose version was a No. 4 hit in the UK Singles Chart[1] and a No. 13 hit in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1967.[2] Yo La Tengo covered the song on their 1990 album, Fakebook. It was also covered by The Mavericks, whose version peaked at number 42 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in 1999.[3] Turin Brakes released their cover version as a B-side to their single, "Something In My Eye".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 565. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ Allmusic - Charts & Awards
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2013). Hot Country Songs 1944–2012. Record Research, Inc. p. 210. ISBN 978-0-89820-203-8. 
  4. ^ "ETHER SITE - Dé Nederlandse TURIN BRAKES fansite". Lyrics: Here Comes My Baby. Retrieved June 17, 2010. [permanent dead link]

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