1983 Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack – Tonight, I Celebrate My Love (US:#16 UK:#2)

“Tonight, I Celebrate My Love” is a song written by Gerry Goffin and Michael Masser recorded as a duetsingle by Peabo Bryson and Roberta Flackand released in 1983. It became a big hit for both singers, peaking at number sixteen on the Billboard Hot 100, number five on the Hot Black Singles chart and number four on the Adult Contemporary chart.

In the UK, the song peaked at number two in September 1983. In addition to becoming the biggest British hit for both Bryson and Flack, the song boosted the careers of both stars and brought them both a return to prominence. Capitol Records’ Bob Hart asked Martin Pitts to Direct the official video through One Heart Productions. The video was a performance with the original band in the background at the Capitol studios on Vine Street in Hollywood.

Album

Video

Musicians

BassNathan East
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
PianoRandy Kerber

Produced By

Michael Masser

Songwriters

Gerry Goffin
Michael Masser

Charts

US:#16
UK:#2