Little Woman

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"Little Woman"
Bobby Sherman "Little Woman" 45rpm picture sleeve.jpg
Single by Bobby Sherman
B-side"One Too Many Mornings"
ReleasedMay 1969
LabelMetromedia MMS-221
Songwriter(s)Danny Janssen
Producer(s)Jackie Mills
Bobby Sherman singles chronology
"Think Of Rain"
"Little Woman"
"La La La (If I Had You)"

Little Woman is a 1969 song recorded by Bobby Sherman and composed by Danny Janssen. Sherman's first single release on Metromedia Records, it reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and achieved gold certification.[1] On the rival Cashbox chart, it reached No. 1 for one week. It also sold well in Canada, where it reached No. 2 in the RPM charts. In New Zealand, "Little Woman" reached No. 5. The song earned Sherman a gold record, his first of four in the U.S.[2]

Session musicians on this recording included James Burton and Alton Hendrickson on guitar, Don Randi on piano, Jerry Scheff on bass, Richard Hyde on trombone, Joe Burnett and Ollie Mitchell on trumpet, Theodore Nash and Jim Horn on sax, William Kurasch, Leonard Malarsky, Paul Shure, Gloria Strassner, Assa Drori and Samuel Cytron on violins, David Filerman on cello, Emil Richards on percussion, Jim Gordon on drums.

Initial copies were released with Sherman singing Bob Dylan's song "One Too Many Mornings" as B-side. Some later copies substituted "Love", a song written by Sherman himself.[3]


  1. ^ "The Billboard Hot 100: Little Woman". Billboard Magazine. Archived from the original on February 9, 2014. Retrieved 2009-05-22.
  2. ^ Leszczak, Bob. (2015). From Small Screen to Vinyl: A Guide to Television Stars Who Made Records, 1950-2000, Rowman & Littlefield. p. 288. Accessed July 24, 2016.
  3. ^ entry for this record