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BROOK BENTON AND DINAH WASHINGTON – AND… BABY, YOU’VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES

23 Jan

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Brook Benton Dinah Washington
Baby, You’ve Got What It Takes …

“Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes)” is a 1960 song written by Clyde Otis, Murray Stein and Brook Benton. It was originally recorded as a duet by Dinah Washington and Brook Benton. In their first collaboration, the single was very successful on both the pop and R&B charts. “Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes)” reached #5 the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on the Hot R&B sides chart for ten weeks,[1] becoming one of the most successful R&B singles of the 1960s.

The single, with the song title styled “BABY (You’ve Got What It Takes)”, included orchestra arranged and conducted by Belford Hendricks.

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Posted by on January 23, 2017 in 1960s, duet

 

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4 responses to “BROOK BENTON AND DINAH WASHINGTON – AND… BABY, YOU’VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES

  1. Bernadette

    July 11, 2016 at 5:04 pm

    Great song and Dinah Washington is incomparable.

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  2. America On Coffee

    July 11, 2016 at 11:13 pm

    Yes, so sweet, smooth and classy!

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  3. Wysjoyfulcompany

    August 9, 2016 at 12:45 am

    #WWOW: I got my 3am wakeup shake to read some and found your blog. Thank you for the “Like”. I had to send this to google because it was a memory shaker.

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  4. America On Coffee

    August 9, 2016 at 1:55 am

    So happy to share this song with you,Wysjoyfulcompany. Hope you will experience more memory shaking at miss back in the day usa. :-) Have a great week!

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