1987 Aretha Franklin & George Michael – I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) (US:#1 UK:#1)
“I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)” is a song released by American singer Aretha Franklin and English singer George Michael as a duet in 1987. The song was a number one hit in the United States and the United Kingdom. Billboard listed “I Knew You Were Waiting (for Me)” as Franklin’s all-time biggest Hot 100 single. The song was Franklin’s biggest hit on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart, reaching number two. The song was written by Simon Climie and Dennis Morgan and produced by Narada Michael Walden. Franklin and Michael won a 1987 Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for “I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)”.
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|Bass (synthesizer)||Walter Afanasieff|
|Drums||Narada Michael Walden|
|Drums (Programming)||Preston Glass|
|Guitar (synthesiser)||Corrado Rustici|
|Background Vocals||Kitty Beethoven|
|Background Vocals||Kevin Dorsey|
|Background Vocals||Jim Gilstrap|
|Background Vocals||Jennifer Hall|
|Background Vocals||Mynra Matthews|
|Background Vocals||Claytoven Richardson|
|Background Vocals||Jeanie Tracy|
Narada Michael Walden
Arranged By (Strings) – Jerry Hey