Babe is a slang term of endearment. Merriam-Webster states that the word is of Middle English origin, and the first recorded use was in the 14th century. The term may also refer to:

Jacquelyn Kelley (1926–1988), member of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Babe London (1901–1980), American actress and comedian Babe Paley (1915–1978), American socialite and style icon Babe, the title character of the Dick King-Smith book The Sheep-Pig Babe (film), a 1995 Australian film based on the book Babe: Pig in the City, the 1998 sequel

The Babe (film), a 1992 film about famed baseball player Babe Ruth starring Alan Reed aka John Goodman Babe (comics), a comic book by artist/writer John Byrne Babe (Dutch band), a Dutch girl-pop band BaBe, a Japanese Pop duo Band Real Name Utada Hikaru

BaBe was a Japanese pop duo, composed of Tomoko Kondo and Yukari Nikaido. They debuted in February 1987 with "Give Me Up", a cover of Michael Fortunati's original song. From February 1987 to February 1990 they had several hits including "I Don't Know", "Somebody Loves You", and "Get a Chance!".

Their highest single ranking on the Oricon charts was #4 in 1987 for Somebody Loves You.[1] They sang "Get A Chance!" as the end theme and post-credits music video in the third Project A-ko anime. They also sang an all English song, "Love in the First Degree" (a cover of the Bananarama single).[2]

They disbanded in February 1990 because of Yukari's marriage and pregnancy.

Contents [hide] 1 Members 2 Discography 3 References 4 External links

Members[edit] Tomoko Kondo (近藤 智子 Kondō Tomoko?) was born on February 17, 1968 in Tokyo, Japan.[3] Yukari Nikaido (二階堂 ゆかり Nikaidō Yukari?) was born on August 29, 1967 in Tokyo, Japan.[3]


Singles "Give Me Up" - February 21, 1987 "I Don't Know!" - May 2, 1987 "Somebody Loves You" - September 10, 1987 "Hold Me" - October 21, 1987 "Tonight" - January 21, 1988 "Get A Chance" - May 11, 1988 "Wake Up!" - August 31, 1988 "She Has a Dream" - March 1, 1989

Albums Bravo! - June 21, 1987 Nice! - December 5, 1987 Good! - January 5, 1988 Fight - June 21, 1988 Brand New - April 21, 1989 Contrast - February 22, 1990 The Best of BaBe - May 21, 1990 BaBe Best - March 20, 2002

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