Keep Your Hands Off My Baby

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"Keep Your Hands Off My Baby"
Single by Little Eva
B-side "Where Do I Go?"
Released 1962
Format 7", 45rpm
Genre Pop
Length 2:29
Label Dimension Records
Songwriter(s) Gerry Goffin, Carole King
Producer(s) Gerry Goffin
Little Eva singles chronology
"The Loco-Motion"
(1962)
"Keep Your Hands Off My Baby"
(1962)
"Let's Turkey Trot"
(1963)
"The Loco-Motion"
(1962)
"Keep Your Hands Off My Baby"
(1962)
"Let's Turkey Trot"
(1963)
"Keep Your Hands Off My Baby"
Song by The Beatles
from the album Live at the BBC
Released 30 November 1994
Recorded 22 January 1963
Genre Merseybeat, pop
Length 2:31
Label Apple Records
Songwriter(s) Gerry Goffin, Carole King
Producer(s) George Martin (Executive producer)
Live at the BBC track listing
"Too Much Monkey Business"
(5)
"Keep Your Hands Off My Baby"
(6)
"I'll Be on My Way"
(7)
"Keep Your Hands Off My Baby"
Single by Kirsty MacColl
B-side "I Don't Need You"
Released February 1981
Format 7" vinyl
Label Polydor
Songwriter(s) Gerry Goffin, Carole King
Producer(s) Barry Farmer
Kirsty MacColl singles chronology
"They Don't Know"
(1979)
"Keep Your Hands Off My Baby"
(1981)
"There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis"
(1981)
"They Don't Know"
(1979)
"Keep Your Hands Off My Baby"
(1981)
"There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis"
(1981)

"Keep Your Hands Off My Baby" is a song written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King. It has been recorded by many artists, most notably Little Eva, who had a #12 hit with the song on the Billboard charts in 1962. Other artists who have recorded versions of the song include The Beatles, Kirsty MacColl,[1] Helen Shapiro, Lindisfarne, Skeeter Davis, The Trashmen and Wayne Fontana.[2]

The Beatles recorded the song for the BBC radio show Saturday Club on 22 January 1963, which was first broadcast four days later. They also performed it in the following month on their first British tour.[3] It was released on their album, Live at the BBC, in 1994.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "freeworld - Kirsty MacColl: singles". Retrieved 30 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "CaroleKing.com". Retrieved 24 March 2008. 
  3. ^ The Beatles Bible: Keep Your Hands Off My Baby Retrieved on 15 September 2008.