"Somebody's Baby" is a song written by Jackson Browne and Danny Kortchmar and recorded by Browne for the 1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High movie soundtrack. Reaching #7 on the US Billboard Hot 100 after debuting at #73 on July 31, 1982, the track would be Browne's last top-ten song as well as the highest-charting single of his career, spending 19 weeks on the chart. It reached #14 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart, as well. The single was also released in Italy, Spain and Japan.
It has since been released on several of Browne's greatest hits albums including The Next Voice You Hear: The Best of Jackson Browne and The Very Best of Jackson Browne. An unplugged acoustic version appears on Browne's 2008 album entitled Solo Acoustic, Vol. 2.
- Have Mercy covered the song for their portion of the 2015 split EP with Somos
- Country music singer-songwriter Eric Heatherly covered the song on his 2009 album 2 High 2 Cry.