It was 25 January 1960 that a dream duet took flight. ‘Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes)’ made its debut on both the Billboard pop and R&B charts on on this date for one of the hot new male singers of the era, Brook Benton, and a female vocalist who had been popular since World War II, Dinah Washington.
Here is Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes) for your Monday listening pleasure:
I “discovered” Dinah Washington through The Ultimate Diva Collection album. It was a revelatory experience: where had she been all my life?