The music, “Simply Be Good To Me”, was initially recorded by The SOS Band in 1983
James ‘Jimmy Jam’ Harris (b.1959) and Terry Lewis (b.1956) wrote and produced the music, “Simply Be Good To Me”, for American Funk/R&B group The SOS Band. It was recorded for his or her fourth studio album, “On The Rise”, in 1983 and releasesd as the primary single in March. The music reached No.13 within the UK (their highest ever peak in that territory) and No.55 within the US, their first to chart commercially since “Take Your Time (Do It Proper)” in 1980. The monitor additionally made No.2 on the R&B chart there.
“Simply Be Good To Me” has been coated numerous instances. American singer Deborah Cox took her model to No.8 on the US Membership chart in 1996, whereas even Mariah Carey carried out the monitor stay on her 1993 and 1996 world excursions. The very best recognized, nonetheless, comes from British group, Beats Worldwide, who retitled it “Dub Be Good To Me” and added a rapping part about withdrawing and being ‘jam nitty gritty’! The group was shaped by former Housemartin Norman Prepare dinner and employed the vocals of Lindy Layton for this model and it appeared to work because the revamp topped the UK singles chart for 4 weeks in February and March 1990. Jam sizzling!
However which model is the very best? THE SOS BAND’s authentic or BEATS INTERNATIONAL’s rework?
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