1983 Bette Midler – All I Need To Know (US:#77)

“Don’t Know Much” is a song written by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil and Tom Snow. The original version of this song was recorded by Barry Mann in 1980 and was made famous when it was covered as a duet by Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville in 1989. Their version was a worldwide success, topping the Irish Singles Chart and reaching the top 10 in several territories.

The song first appeared on Barry Mann’s self-titled 1980 album, released on Casablanca records. Bill Medley and Bette Midler (under the title “All I Need to Know”) then had minor chart success with it in 1981 and 1983, respectively.

Album

Video

Musicians

BassBob Popwell
DrumsRicky Lawson
Guitar (solo)Mark Goldenberg
GuitarBuzzy Feiten
PianoBobby Lyle
SynthesizerMark Goldenberg
SynthesizerBobby Martin
Background VocalsJanis Cercone
Background VocalsLaura Allan
Background VocalsLisa Garber
VocalsBette Midler

Produced By

Chuck Plotkin

Songwriters

Barry Mann
Cynthia Weill
Tom Snow

Charts

US:#77
UK:# –