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Ruby Baby" is a song written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. It was originally recorded by the Drifters. Their version was released on a single by Atlantic Records as catalog number 45 1089 in 1956. . This original version peaked at No. 10 on the US R&B chart. 
Other versions [ edit ]
The song has been recorded by several artists, including:
Columbia Records released a remake by Dion on a single recorded in 1962, as catalogue number 4 42662. giving him a major worldwide success. It reached No. 2 on the  (behind " Billboard Hot 100 Hey Paula" by Paul & Paula and " Walk Like a Man" by The Four Seasons), and also peaked at No. 5 on the R&B chart.  In 1963
Richard Anthony realized a cover in French language, lyric by André Salvet and Claude Carrère, ( Columbia Records, ESRF 1391) for the album Richard Anthony ( Columbia Records, FPX 234) for France, Canada and Italy. Korean singer
BoA uses elements of this song in her single, "Rock with You". Canadian band
Wednesday scored a hit in Canada with a rock version in 1976.
BWB performed an instrumental cover of the song on their album Groovin' .
Billy "Crash" Craddock who had a number one country hit. This version was included the album  in 1974. It was also released on his 2009 live album Rub It In . Live -N- Kickin'
Bobby Darin. Released on the LP 18 Yellow Roses & 11 Other Hits by Capitol Records as catalog number ST 1942 in 1963. 
Ronnie Dove recorded the song in 1969 for Diamond Records. It went unreleased until it was issued on CD in the late 1980s.
Donald Fagen, of Steely Dan, also recorded a version on his 1982 solo album, . The Nightfly
Björk Guðmundsdóttir & Tríó Guðmundar Ingólfssonar
Ronnie Hawkins. Recorded on April 13, 1959. It was released on the LP Ronnie Hawkins by Roulette Records as catalog number SR 25078 in August 1959.  A young
Miguel Ríos recorded a version on his fifth EP (1963).
Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser recorded a version of the song called "Rudy" available only on his Archive set of CDs.
Del Shannon. Released on the LP Handy Man by Amy Records as catalog numbers 8003-M (mono) and 8003-S (stereo) in 1964. 
Tony Sheridan & The Beat Brothers.
Bobby Rydell - The top hits of 1963 sung by Bobby Rydell.
Mitch Ryder - Sings the Hits (1968)
John Woolley and Just Born - Recorded August 1969, 13 weeks in Belgium hit parade in 1970 Australian band Ol' 55 released a version in 1978 as the fourth single from their third studio album Cruisin' for a Bruisin' (1978). The song peaked at number 36 on the Australian Kent Music Report.
Advertising [ edit ]
Apple Inc. used the Dion cover of the song during its ad campaign for the new "Ruby" color of its July 19, 2000, revision of the iMac G3.
In popular culture [ edit ]
The song was included in the musical revue . Instrumental parts of the Donald Fagen version from Smokey Joe's Cafe were used as background music during the party scene in the Sandra Bullock romantic comedy movie The Nightfly . Love Potion No. 9
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