Ain't That Lovin' You, Baby (Jimmy Reed song)

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"Ain't That Lovin' You"
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"Ain't That Lovin' You" single
Single by Jimmy Reed
B-side"Baby, Don't Say That No More"
ReleasedJanuary 1956 (1956-01)
RecordedChicago, December 30, 1955
LabelVee-Jay (no.168)
Songwriter(s)Jimmy Reed
Jimmy Reed singles chronology
"I Don't Go for That"
"Ain't That Lovin' You"
"Can't Stand to See You Go"

"Ain't That Lovin' You, Baby" is an upbeat blues song written and recorded by Jimmy Reed.[1] The single reached number eight in the Billboard R&B chart in late March 1956.[2] Backing Reed (guitar, harmonica, and vocal) are Eddie Taylor (guitar), Vernel Fournier (drums), and an unknown guitarist.[1]

"Ain't That Lovin' You Baby" has been recorded by a variety of artists, including[3] the Newbeats on the debut album Bread & Butter, Link Wray, Dale Hawkins, Ronnie Hawkins, the Everly Brothers on Gone, Gone, Gone, Etta James on Etta James Rocks the House, Eric Clapton on Blues, Steve Miller on Living in the 20th Century, and the Youngbloods on their debut album, The Youngbloods.


  1. ^ a b Koda, Cub (2000). The Very Best of Jimmy Reed (Album notes). Jimmy Reed. Los Angeles: Rhino Records. pp. 7, 13. OCLC 44648573. R2 79802.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1988). Top R&B Singles 1942–1988. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research. p. 345. ISBN 0-89820-068-7.
  3. ^ "Ain't That Lovin' You Baby". AllMusic. Retrieved April 10, 2011.