The Locomotion’s LITTLE EVA Born this Day 1943
She was Carole King's babysitting and was propelled into brief stardom by recording one of Carole's compositions called "The Locomotion." She was LITTLE EVA BOYD and she was born this day in 1943. The record soared to #1 on the charts, and Eva managed to have two other big chart hits - "Keep Your Hands Off My Baby" and "Let's Turkey Trot" before disappearing into Rock and Roll oblivion. We were obviously not done doing the Locomotion after Little Eva's rendition, because the song became a Top Ten hit twice more - first by Grand Funk Railroad, and then by Kylie Minogue. That proves that a Little Eva goes a long, long way. Enjoy a live performance below.