Oh, Baby

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Oh, Baby

Thetime album.jpg
from the album The Time
Song details
Performer: The Time
First Released: 29 July 1981 - The Time album
Album(s): The Time
Writer(s): Prince (uncredited)
Producer(s): Morris Day and Prince (as Jamie Starr)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
  • This track is not believed to have been performed live by Prince or The Time
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • none

Oh, Baby is the fifth track on The Time’s first album The Time. In 1984, it was included as the b-side of Jungle Love, the third single from The Time’s third album Ice Cream Castle. The song was written by Prince, although the album does not contain any writing credits.

While specific recording dates are not known, basic tracking took place during the Prince album sessions from late April to late May 1979 at Alpha Studios, Burbank, CA, USA. The track was re-recorded for The Time in April 1981 at Prince’s Kiowa Trail Home Studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota (along with the rest of the album). As with much of the rest of the album, the recording features only Prince and Morris Day.

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
April-May 1979 Alpha Studios,
Burbank, CA, USA
April 1981 Kiowa Trail Home Studio,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
Re-recording for The Time
Recording Personnel

The Time version

  • Morris Day - vocals and drums
  • Prince - all instruments, except where noted (uncredited)
  • Jellybean Johnson - credited for drums, but did not participate
  • Terry Lewis - credited for bass guitar and vocals, but did not participate
  • Jesse Johnson - credited for guitar and vocals, but did not participate
  • Jimmy Jam - credited for keyboards and vocals, but did not participate
  • Monte Moir - credited for keyboards and vocals, but did not participate

Unreleased version

  • Prince - all vocals and instruments (assumed)

Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Oh, Baby 4:57 The Time

Jungle Love single

Oh, Baby 4:59 The Time Expanded Edition (2021 Remaster)
Studio Remastered in 2021

Additional Information

See also Trivia

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