'" is a 1965 song performed by Robert Parker
. "Barefootin'" was arranged and produced by Wardell Quezergue
in 1965. The song reached No.2 on the U.S. R&B chart. Parker's record label, Nola Records, claimed that the record sold over one million copies. Robert Parker (born October 14, 1932) is an American R&B singer and musician, best known for his 1966 hit, "Barefootin'". Parker was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, US and started his career as a saxophonist, playing with Professor Longhair on his hit "Mardi Gras In New Orleans
" in 1949. Over the next decade, he played with most of New Orleans' musicians, including Fats Domino, Irma Thomas, and Huey "Piano" Smith. By 1958, he had started recording solo, having a local hit with the instrumental "All Night Long
". In 1965 he signed for Nola Records, and had his biggest hit with "Barefootin’". It sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc by the RIAA.