(Would I Still Be) Her Big Man

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Template:Infobox single "(Would I Still Be) Her Big Man" is a song by the Brigands, an American garage rock band.[1][2][3][4] It appeared as the A-side of a single recorded in New York City and released on Epic Records, and was written and produced by Artie and Kris Resnick, who wrote the Rascals' "Good Lovin,'" and other popular hits of the time.[1][2][3][4][5] The song's lyrics depict the worries of a factory worker who spends his hard-earned money dressing up "wind and dine" his lover, a woman with expensive tastes, but wonders if she will still love him when she finds out that he is working class.[2] Little is known about the Brigands, but some have attributed their origins to Forest Hills, Long Island, New York.[3][4][5] Others have speculated that they were an ensemble of session musicians who recorded the song as a one-time act under the moniker "the Brigands."[1][2][3][4] The song has appeared on various compilations such as the Back from the Grave, Volume 2 LP, released in 1983 and the Nuggets 4-CD box set released in 1998.[1][4]


  • "(Would I Still Be) Her Big Man" b/w "I'm a Patient Man" (Epic 10011, April 1966)[5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Unterberger, Richie. "The Brigands". AllMusic, a division of All Media Network, LLC.. http://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-brigands-mn0000521735. Retrieved October 18, 2015. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Young, Morgan (October 31, 2014). "New York Spotlight: The Brigands - Would I Still Be Her Big Man?". On the Flip-side. http://ontheflip-side.blogspot.com/2011/09/song-of-week-brigands-would-i-still-be.html. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "The Brigands - (Would I Still Be) Her Big Man (1966)". A Bit Like You and Me. April 30, 2013. http://abitlikeyouandme.blogspot.com/2013/04/the-brigands-would-i-still-be-her-big.html. Retrieved October 18, 2015. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Stax, Mike. Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968 (4-Cd Box Set). "Optical Sound: The Technicolor Tales Behind the Various Nuggets" (track-by-track liner notes) - Pg. 76. Rhino Records. Rhino Entertainment. 1998. R2 75466
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Markesich, Mike (2012). Teen Beat Mayhem (First ed.). Branford, Connecticut: Priceless Info Press. p. 70. ISBN 978-0-9856482-5-1.