Thank You Pretty Baby

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"Thank You Pretty Baby" is 1959 R&B/pop hit by Brook Benton. The single became the second release as a solo artist to reach number one on the R&B charts, where it held the top spot for four weeks. "Thank You Pretty Baby" was a successful crossover hit, peaking at number sixteen on the Billboard Hot 100.[1]

The song was written by Brook Benton and Clyde Otis.[2]

The track was covered by Curley Bridges on his 1999 album, Keys to the Blues.[3][4]


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 54. 
  2. ^ "THANK YOU PRETTY BABY (Legal Title) : BMI Work #1476353". Retrieved 2015-12-29. 
  3. ^ "Curley Bridges". Retrieved 2015-12-29. 
  4. ^ "Keys to the Blues - Curley Bridges | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-12-29. 

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Preceded by
"What'd I Say" by Ray Charles and His Orchestra
Billboard Hot R&B Sides number-one single
August 10, 1959 - August 31, 1959 (four weeks)
Succeeded by
"I'm Gonna Get Married" by Lloyd Price