Wonderful Baby

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"Wonderful Baby"
Wonderful Baby - Don McLean.jpg
Single by Don McLean
from the album Homeless Brother
B-side "Birthday Song"
Released June 1975
Format 7"
Genre Pop
Length 2:00
Label United Artists
Songwriter(s) Don McLean
Producer(s) Joel Dunn
Don McLean singles chronology
"If We Try"
"Wonderful Baby"
"If We Try"
"Wonderful Baby"

"Wonderful Baby" is a song written and originally recorded by Don McLean. It is a track on his album, Homeless Brother, and a tribute to Fred Astaire. The single peaked at number ninety-three on the Billboard Hot 100 and became McLean's second and last number one on the Easy Listening chart.[1] "Wonderful Baby" also reached number one on the Canadian Adult Contemporary chart.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1975) Peak
Canada RPM Adult Contemporary [2] 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[3] 93
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary[4] 1
U.S. Cash Box Top 100 94

Cover versions[edit]

  • Fred Astaire[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 166. 
  2. ^ a b "Image : RPM Weekly - Library and Archives Canada". Bac-lac.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 
  3. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  4. ^ "Adult Contemporary Music Chart". Billboard. 1975-05-31. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 
  5. ^ The Complete London Sessions - Fred Astaire, Review and track listing, AllMusic

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"99 Miles From L.A." by Albert Hammond
Billboard Easy Listening number-one single
May 30, 1975 (one week)
Succeeded by
"Love Will Keep Us Together" by Captain & Tennille