Chart Position: 1

  • #1 bestseller for 1986
  • Vocals: Dionne Warwick, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder and Elton John
  • #61 on Billboards list of 100 all-time top songs
  • Written by Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager
  • This recording raised funds for AIDS research
  • Originally recorded by Rod Stewart (1982)
  • Each of the four superstar vocalists has their own #1 record (Warwick’s was with the Spinners on ‘Then Came You’ in 1974)
  • Also recorded by Cilla Black (1993), Perry Como (1987), Shirley Bassey (1991), Starlite Orchestra (1995), Ron Sanfilippo (1994) and Gunther Neefs (1999)

 

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