Sugar (Maceo Pinkard song)

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"Sugar", also known as "That Sugar Baby o' Mine", is a popular song by Maceo Pinkard, his wife Edna Alexander and Sidney D. Mitchell.

The song is not to be confused with another 1927 song titled "Sugar", written by Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Frank Crum and Red Nichols.[1]

The song has been recorded by numerous artists, and is considered a jazz standard.[2] Artists that have recorded the song include Adrian Rollini, Louis Armstrong, Earl Hines, Fats Waller, Ethel Waters, Bing Crosby, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Fletcher Henderson, Billie Holiday, Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa, Kenny Davern, Ralph Sutton, The Manhattan Transfer and Lee Wiley.

Film appearances[edit]

The song has been included in numerous films:


  1. ^ 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
  2. ^ Sugar at - retrieved on 22 May 2009

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