Baby Go-Go

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Baby Go-Go

Femaletrouble album.jpg
from the album Female Trouble
Babygogo single.jpg
single art for Baby Go-Go
Song details
Performer: Nona Hendryx
First Released: 17 April 1987 - Female Trouble album
Album(s): Female Trouble
Writer(s): Prince (as Joey Coco)
Producer(s): Dan Hartman and Nona Hendryx
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
  • This track is not believed to have been performed live by Prince.
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • none

Baby Go-Go is the third track on the Nona Hendryx album Female Trouble, and, about two months later, Baby Go-Go was released as the album's second single.

Basic tracking took place on 12 June 1986 at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California. Nona Hendryx re-recorded the track with her own musicians in early 1987, with both Mavis Staples and George Clinton adding background vocals (both of whom Prince would come to work with directly in the following years).


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
12 June 1986 Sunset Sound,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Basic tracking
Early 1987 Studio information needed Nona Hendryx re-recording (no Prince input)
Recording Personnel

Nona Hendryx version

  • Nona Hendryx - vocals
  • Trevor Gale - drums
  • T.M. Stevens - bass guitar
  • Ronny Drayton - guitar
  • Mavis Staples - background vocals
  • George Clinton - background vocals
  • Steve Scales - percussion
  • Crispin Cioe - saxophone (as part of "Uptown Horns")
  • Arno Hecht - tenor saxophone (as part of "Uptown Horns")
  • Paul "Hollywood" Litteral - trumpet (as part of "Uptown Horns")
  • Robert Funk - trombone (as part of "Uptown Horns")


Unreleased version

  • Prince - all vocals and instruments (assumed)

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
Baby Go-Go 5:25 Female Trouble Studio
Baby Go-Go (7" Alge Mix) 4:02 Baby Go-Go single Remix Remix by Chris Lord-Alge
Baby Go-Go (Rub-A-Dub-Dub) 6:25 Baby Go-Go single Remix a.k.a. Baby Go-Go (Dub/Acapella); remix by Mark S. Berry
Baby Go-Go (Superstitious Mix) 6:49 Baby Go-Go single Remix Remix by Mark S. Berry
Baby Go-Go (Single Version) 4:08 Baby Go-Go single Remix Edit a.k.a. Baby Go-Go (Superstitious Edit); remix by Mark S. Berry
Video Versions
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
Baby Go-Go 4:03 Promotional release only Promo video See Baby Go-Go for details


Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Baby Go-Go Studio Prince's own version, recorded 12 June 1986
 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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