July 8th – Barbara Lewis – Baby, That’s A No No

Barbara Lewis enjoyed a first taste of chart success in her late teens with Hello Stranger (later covered by Yvonne Elliman) and hit it big again a couple of years later with Van McCoy’s Baby I’m Yours. By the end of the sixties she was sounding altogether more grown up on her one and only album for Stax, The Many Grooves of Barbara Lewis – from which comes this, the lead-off track.

We never quite find out what the No No she’s objecting to is – I suspect some chap’s trying to steal a spoonful of her tiramisu but then I’ve led a very sheltered life…