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20 Feb

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Cry Baby

” is a song originally recorded by

Garnet Mimms

and the Enchanters, in 1963, and later covered by rock singer Janis Joplin. Bert Berns wrote the song with Jerry Ragovoy. Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters recorded it for the United Artists record label. It topped the R&B chart and went to #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1963,[1] and paved the way for soul hits by Aretha Franklin and Otis Redding later in the decade.[2]

Preceded by
“(Love Is Like A) Heatwave
” by Martha & The Vandellas (first run) Billboard Hot R&B Singles number-one single
October 12, 1963 Succeeded by
“Part Time Love” by Little Johnny Taylor
Preceded by
“Part Time Love”
by Little Johnny Taylor (second run) Billboard Hot R&B Singles number-one single
October 26, 1963 – November 2, 1963 (two weeks)

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