from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An island of central Nunavut, Canada, in the Arctic Ocean between Boothia Peninsula and Victoria Island. Long an Inuit hunting ground, it was sighted by Sir John Ross in 1831.
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Next up was Carla Thomas reprising her first big hit ( "Gee Whiz") and giving us two more recent cuts, "Something Good" and "B-A-B-Y" written and produced by the then-fledgling team of Isaac Hayes & David Porter followed by Eddie Floyd (with his perennial "Knock On Wood") and a dynamite set by Sam & Dave.
He was so talented, one of my favorites, and I bet you he had to be playing piano on this and in addition to writing the song with David Porter was "B-A-B-Y."
The boy gets off scot-free, and the girl is left holding the bag and the B-A-B-Y.
They also wrote "B-A-B-Y" for Carla Thomas, "Your Good Thing Is About to End" for Mable John and some 200 other songs.
(Hayes and David Porter were responsible for many of the label's iconic early hits, like "Hold On, I'm Coming", "When Something Is Wrong with My Baby", and "B-A-B-Y") to the bald, beautiful, and tender face of the Memphis label's post-Otis Redding (and post-Atlantic) second phase.
There's the imminent arrival of a new "B-A-B-Y," and she has no idea what to bring for show and tell.
So, because it's a great song and Lauren loves it, here's the remarkable Carla Thomas with B-A-B-Y!