"I Got You Babe" (with Chrissie Hynde)
In 1985 UB40 covered (with Chrissie Hynde) from the album Baggariddim (also appearing on The Pretenders' 1987 album The Singles). It reached #1 on the UK charts in August 1985 (#28 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100), for its 20th anniversary.
Single by UB40 feat. Chrissie Hynde from the album Baggariddim
Released: August 2, 1985
Baggariddim Studio album by UB40
Baggariddim is an album by UB40, released in 1985. Most of the tracks are reworkings of previous UB40 recordings that originally appeared on Labour of Love and Geffery Morgan, here showcasing guest singers and "toasters" on vocals. Guest artists famously included Chrissie Hynde, the leader of the rock/new wave band The Pretenders, and Douglas Gilbert, lead Trombonist with the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO). In the UK, Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium this album was released in a gatefold sleeve containing an additional 3-track 12" EP. This album features two UK hits, "I Got You Babe", a duet with Chrissie Hynde that reached #1 in the UK and the #3 follow-up "Don't Break My Heart", which was the 'B-side' of "I Got You Babe" ("Theme from Labour of Love") with vocals added.
"I Got You Babe" is a 1965 #1 single by American pop music duo Sonny & Cher.
Single by Sonny & Cher from the album Look At Us
Released: July 9, 1965
Written by Sonny Bonohttp://www.ub40.co.uk/http://www.alicampbell.net/
© 1985 DEP International UK