Elvis Presley: Baby Let's Play House Meaning
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Song Released: 1955
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Baby Let's Play House Lyrics
Baby, baby baby, b-b-baby baby, baby
Baby baby baby
Come back, baby, I wanna play house with you
Well, you may go to college
You may go to school
You may have a pink Cadillac
But don't you be nobody's...
anonymous Oct 29th, 2013 10:35pm report
"Baby, Let's Play House" is a song written by Arthur Gunter and recorded by him in 1954 on the Excello Records label, and covered by Elvis Presley the following year on Sun Records. It was the fourth issue of a Presley record by Sun, and became the first song recorded by Elvis to appear on a national chart, when it made #5 on the Billboard Country Singles chart in July 1955.
Presley's version differs greatly from the original: Elvis started the song with the chorus, where Gunter began with the first verse, and he replaced Gunter's line "You may get religion" with the words "You may have a Pink Cadillac", referring to his custom-painted 1955 Cadillac auto that had been serving as the band's transportation at the time.
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