The Bellamy Brothers – If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body

Reached # 1 on the US Hot Country Songs charts for three consecutive weeks. In the Canadian RPM Country Tracks charts, it reached number # 24. The song was included in the fourth studio album of The Bellamy Brothers, The Two and Only (Warner / Curb)

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“If I Said You Have a Beautiful Body Would You Hold It Against Me”, a song written by David Bellamy, was recorded by The Bellamy Brothers for the Warner / Curb label, the song along with the album, was recorded between September and December 1978, in Hollywood, CA. At the recording session of the album, The Bellamy Brothers, they were accompanied by: Carl Chambers (Lead and Acoustic Guitars), Jesse Chambers (Bass Guitar), Danny Jones (Steel Guitar), Jon LaFrandre (Keyboards) and Rodney Price & Carlos Vega (Drums). With the production of Michael Lloyd, the song was released in March 1979, and on May 19 it reached # 1 on the US Hot Country Songs charts for three consecutive weeks. In the Canadian RPM Country Tracks charts, it reached number # 24. The song was also a success on the UK charts, reaching number # 3, on the charts of Switzerland it reached number # 2, and number # 12 in Australia. It was the first number one in the career of The Bellamy Brothers.
The song was included in the fourth studio album of The Bellamy Brothers, The Two and Only (Warner / Curb), the album was released in March 1979, on the charts of US Top Country Albums, reached number # 9, and Canadian Country Albums charts, reach number # 12.



About the song:
“If I Said You Had a Beautiful Body …” derived its double understand title from a Groucho Marx line. Songwriter David Bellamy told country music journalist Tom Roland that he regularly watched Marx’s program, You Bet Your Life, where Marx sometimes used the quote while interviewing an attractive female contestant, then shake his cigar and raise his eyebrows to elicit a reaction. The comment stuck in Bellamy’s head as a possible hook line for a song.
The song earned its first success in Northern Ireland before becoming a hit in the United States.




The Bellamy Brothers – If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body Lyrics

If I said you have a beautiful body
Would you hold it against me
If I swore you were an angel,
Would you treat me like the devil tonight
If I were dying of thirst
Would your flowing love come quench me
If I said you have a beautiful body
Would you hold it against me
Now we could talk all night about the weather
Could tell you ’bout my friends out on the coast
I could ask alot of crazy questions
Or ask you what I really want to know
If I said you have a beautiful body
Would you hold it against me
If I swore you were an angel,
Would you treat me like the devil tonight
If I were dying of thirst
Would your flowing love come quench me
If I said you have a beautiful body
Would you hold it against me
Now rain can fall so soft against the window
The sun can shine so bright up in the sky
But daddy always told me, “Don’t make small talk”
He said, “Come on out and say what’s on your mind”
If I said you have a beautiful body
Would you hold it against me
If I swore you were an angel,
Would you treat me like the devil tonight
If I were dying of thirst
Would your flowing love come quench me
If I said you had a beautiful body
Would you hold it against me
If I said you have a beautiful body
Would you hold it against me
If I swore you were an angel,
Would you treat me like the devil tonight
If I were dying of thirst
Would your flowing love come quench me
If I said you have a beautiful body
Would you hold it against me

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