Everything Stops for Tea is an album by John Baldry released in May 1972. It was produced by Elton Johnand Rod Stewart. Elton provides vocal accompaniment on tracks 1, 3-5. Stewart provides vocal accompaniment and plays banjo on track 8.
Several standout songs include the two Willie Dixonpenned cuts, "Seventh Son" and "You Can't Judge a Book by the Cover"; as well as the Dixie Cups song "Iko Iko". This album along with his previous offering It Ain't Easy were the beginning of Baldry's return to the blues after his pop years in the late 60's. Several songs were released as singles by Warner Bros. including "Mother Ain't Dead", "Iko Iko" and "You Can't Judge a Book by the Cover".