See My Baby Jive

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"See My Baby Jive"
Single by Wizzard
from the album Wizzard Brew
B-side "Bend Over Beethoven"[1]
Released 6th April 1973[1]
Format 7"
Recorded 1973
Genre Glam rock
Length 5:00
Label Harvest Records[1]
Songwriter(s) Roy Wood[1]
Producer(s) Roy Wood[1]
Wizzard singles chronology
"Ball Park Incident"
(1972)
"See My Baby Jive"
(1973)
"Angel Fingers"
(1973)
"Ball Park Incident"
(1972)
"See My Baby Jive"
(1973)
"Angel Fingers"
(1973)

"See My Baby Jive" is a song by the British glam rock band Wizzard.

Written and produced by Roy Wood, "See My Baby Jive" was the second single by Wood's band and their first to reach number one in the UK Singles Chart, spending four weeks at the top of the chart during May and June 1973.[2] The single's label stated 'Vocal Backing - The Suedettes'.[3]

ABBA later acknowledged its influence on their first major international hit "Waterloo" the following year.[citation needed] A cover version by Flash Cadillac & the Continental Kids was released in 1977.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Position
Austrian Singles Chart 20
Irish Singles Chart 1
Dutch Singles Chart 11
Norwegian Singles Chart 9
UK Singles Chart[2] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Wizzard (2) - See My Baby Jive (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-03-27. 
  2. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 286–7. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ "Images for Wizzard (2) - See My Baby Jive". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-03-27. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree" by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando
UK number one single
19 May 1973 for four weeks
Succeeded by
"Can the Can" by Suzi Quatro