1980 Bette Midler – When A Man Loves A Woman (US: #35)

1980_Bette_Midler_When_A_Man_Loves_A_WomanWhen a Man Loves a Woman is a song written by Calvin Lewis and Andrew Wright and first recorded by Percy Sledge  in 1966 at Norala Sound Studio in Sheffield, Alabama. It made number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B singles charts. Singer and actress Bette Midler covered the song and had a Top 40 hit with her version in 1980. In 1991, Michael Bolton recorded the song and his version peaked at number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the Billboard Adult Contemporary Singles chart.

Album

Soundtrack - The Rose

Video

Musicians

BassMark Leonard
DrumsPentti Glan
GuitarDanny Weiss
GuitarSteve Hunter
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan
Background VocalsBill Champlin

Produced By

Paul A. Rothchild

Songwriters

Charts

US:#35
UK:# –

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