1946 HITS ARCHIVE: Hey Ba-Ba-Re-Bop – Lionel Hampton (vocal by Hamp & the band)
MusicProf78 Published on Mar 29, 2014
Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop (Hamner-Hampton) by Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra, vocal by Lionel Hampton and the band (CD audio source)
This substantial hit for the Hampton band spent 16 weeks at #1 on Billboard’s R&B juke box chart, reaching #9 on the pop listings. Herbie Fields is featured on alto sax. See also the Tex Beneke version.
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I think those must have been pretty decent times to be alive.