Sugar (Maceo Pinkard song)
"Sugar", also known as "That Sugar Baby o' Mine", is a popular song by Maceo Pinkard, his wife Edna Alexander and Sidney D. Mitchell. Recorded by Ethel Waters on February 20, 1926, it soon achieved chart success.
The song has been recorded by numerous artists, and is considered a jazz standard. Artists that have recorded the song include Adrian Rollini, Louis Armstrong, Earl Hines, Fats Waller, Bing Crosby, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Fletcher Henderson, Billie Holiday, Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa, Kenny Davern, Ralph Sutton, The Manhattan Transfer and Lee Wiley.
The song has been included in numerous films:
- Second Chorus (1940), as an instrumental
- Pete Kelly's Blues (1955), performed by Peggy Lee and Matty Matlock's Dixielanders
- Stardust Memories (1980)
- Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
- Capote (2005)
- Sophie Scholl: Die Letzten Tage (2005)
- "THE ONLINE DISCOGRAPHICAL PROJECT". 78discography.com. Retrieved May 31, 2017.
- Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 439. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
- William Emmett Studwell and Mark Baldin: The Big Band Reader: Songs Favored by Swing Era Orchestras and Other Popular Ensembles. Haworth Press, 2000. ISBN 0-7890-0914-5. p. 49
- Sugar at jazzstandards.com - retrieved on 22 May 2009
- Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 120. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
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