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Tell Me It's Just A Rumor Baby
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single by The Isley Brothers
Released October 1973 (UK)
Recorded 1967
Genre Funk, Soul
Label Tamla Motown Records
Written by Vernon Bullock
Producer(s) Harvey Fugua
Johny Bristol
cover song by Duran Duran

"Tell Me It's Just A Rumor Baby" is a single by The Isley Brothers, only released in the UK by Tamla Motown Records during October 1973. The song has been covered by Duran Duran in concert.

About the song[]

Originally recorded by The Isley Brothers in 1967, the song was not released until October 1973 and only in the UK. The track is sometimes labeled as "Just Got A Groove On".

Duran Duran covered the song during The Faster Than Light Tour in 1981. A bootleg version was recorded at London's Hammersmith Odeon on 9 July 1981, which is available on the Decadent Durantics album.

The Power Station later covered The Isley Brothers' song "Harvest For The World" in 1985.

Other related appearances[]



The Isley Brothers are:

  • Ronald Isley - Vocals
  • O'Kelly Isley - Backing vocals
  • Rudolp Isley - Backing vocals
  • Ernie Isley - Acoustic guitar and drums
  • Marvin Isley - Bass