"Mr. Lee," a song initially released by The Bobbettes in 1957, does not have any profanity in the lyrics. Since its initial release, "Mr. Lee" has been covered several times, including by Jo Ann Campbell in 1962, Diana Ross in 1987 and The Pointer Sisters in 1989.
In the song, "Mr. Lee" is the sweetheart and the object of affection of the singer. Fred Hererra and Nansi Nevins originally wrote and arranged the song, and Rainwater Music originally published it.
"Mr. Lee" reached number six on the singles chart in the United States. A follow-up song by The Bobbettes called "I Shot Mr. Lee" reached number 52 on the singles chart.