The Drifters "There Goes My Baby"




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Published on Aug 4, 2011

"There Goes My Baby" written by Benjamin Nelson (Ben E. King), Lover Patterson and George Treadwell was the first recording by the new Drifters which featured Ben E. King as the lead vocalist. Recorded on March 6, 1959 and released in May on Atlantic Records, it was one of the biggest hits during the summer of 1959, reaching number one on the Billboard R&B chart and number two on the Hot 100. With the innovative use of strings, timpani, and baion beat, record producers Leiber and Stoller broke new ground. This sound recording is administered by INgrooves ,WMG & Made in Etaly. No copyright infringement is intended. The purpose of this upload is for viewer enjoyment and education not for monetary gain.

  • Category

  • Song

  • Artist

    • The Drifters
  • Album

    • Doo Wop Classics Vol. 6
  • Writers

    • Mike Stoller, Ben E. King, George Treadwell, Lover Patterson, Jerry Leiber
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    • WMG (on behalf of Rhino (Pure)); Sony ATV Publishing, SOLAR Music Rights Management, CMRRA, UBEM, PEDL, and 12 Music Rights Societies


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