On March 29 “Lady Marmalade” by LaBelle topped the music charts…

On March 29, 1975, “Lady Marmalade” by LaBelle (Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles) topped the music charts.

Nona Hendryx, Patti LaBelle & Sarah Dash Verve Records

Nona Hendryx, Patti LaBelle & Sarah Dash
Verve Records

The song, which is famous for its sexually suggestive chorus “Voulez-vous coucher avec moi (ce soir)?, which roughly means “Do you want to sleep with me (tonight)?”, was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2003. In addition, the song was listed in Rolling Stones’ list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.” 
LaBelle performing “Lady Marmalade” in 1975: While the song has been covered by many artists, the most famous (and successful covered) occurred in 2001. The 2001 version, which featured Christina Aguilera, Lil’Kim, Mya, and Pink, and produced by Missy Elliott, peaked at number one for five weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, won a Grammy, and was featured in the 2001 Academy Award-nominated film, “Moulin Rouge” starring Nicole Kidman. Christina Aguilera, Mya, Pink, and Lil’Kim performing “Lady Marmalade” at the 2002 Grammy Awards, featuring Patti LaBelle:

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “On March 29 “Lady Marmalade” by LaBelle topped the music charts…

  1. I have noticed you don’t monetize your blog, don’t waste your traffic, you can earn additional bucks every month
    because you’ve got hi quality content. If you want
    to know how to make extra $$$, search for:
    Mertiso’s tips best adsense alternative

  2. I have checked your website and i’ve found some duplicate
    content, that’s why you don’t rank high in google’s search results, but there is a tool that can help you to create 100% unique articles, search for:
    Boorfe’s tips unlimited content

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s