Chart Position: 1

  • #13 bestseller for 1977
  • Won best R&B song Grammy award
  • Written by Vini Poncia and Leo Sayer
  • Guitar: Larry Carlton, Ray Parker Jr, Dean Parks and Bob Glaub
  • Keyboards: John Barnes, Mark T. Jordan
  • Backing vocals: Clydie King and Sherlie Matthews
  • Produced by Richard Perry
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • Ray Parker Jr has made claims that he was denied a writing credit for this song
  • Early in his singing career, Leo Sayer performed his act in clown makeup
  • Later recorded by Sylvia (1977) and Anne Hathaway (2004)

Leo Sayer

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