Chart Position: 1

  • #4 bestseller for 1980
  • #82 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of 100 greatest pop songs
  • Written by Rod Temperton
  • Keyboards: Greg Phillinganes, Michael Boddicker, David ‘Hawk’ Wolinski
  • Guitar: David Williams, Marlo Henderson
  • Produced by Quincy Jones
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • This song was originally offered to Karen Carpenter (of Carpenters) who turned it down
  • Later recorded by Laurie Bower Singers (1980), Jacksons (1981), Nashville Rhythm Section (1981), Happy Hamsters (1984), Nolans (1984), Hugh Masekela (1992), Zumbyes (1994), Quincy Jones feat. Brandy and Heavy D (1995), D’Influence (1998), Jay-Kid (2003), Nina Ferro & Dominic Grant (2006), Kris Kelli (2008), Norman Connors (2009), Los Cafres (2009), Steve Russell (2010), Charito (2010), Honeywagon (2010), Eric Silver (2012), Fool Moon (2012), Hyannis Sound (2013), IndigoJazzSound (2014), Mark G. Meadows (2014), Nora & Will (2019), Avocuddle (2020) and many others

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