from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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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.

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  • 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."

    Signature Soul: Memories of Isaac Hayes

  • The boy gets off scot-free, and the girl is left holding the bag and the B-A-B-Y.

    Cruel Intent

  • 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.

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  • (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. stories

  • So, because it's a great song and Lauren loves it, here's the remarkable Carla Thomas with B-A-B-Y!



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