Thanks to Frédèric and his incredible research who contacted a lot of session players who played on the charting tracks.
“Nobody Does It Better” is a power ballad and the theme song for the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me (1977). Composed by Marvin Hamlisch with lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager, the song was produced by Richard Perry and performed by Carly Simon. It was the first Bond theme song to be titled differently from the name of the film since Dr. No (1962), although the phrase “the […]
“Run To You” is a song performed by American singer Whitney Houston and is the fourth single released from The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album. The song was released on June 21, 1993 by Arista Records. It was written by Jud Friedman and Allan Rich, and produced by David Foster. Originally intended to be a break-up […]
“I Have Nothing” is a song recorded by American singer Whitney Houston, released as the third single from The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album (1992) on February 20, 1993, by Arista Records. The song was written by David Foster and Linda Thompson, and produced by Foster. After the back-to-back successes of Houston’s “I Will Always Love […]
“I Will Always Love You” is a song written and originally recorded in 1973 by American singer-songwriter Dolly Parton. Written as a farewell to her business partner and mentor Porter Wagoner, expressing Parton’s decision to pursue a solo career, the country single was released in 1974. The song was a commercial success for Parton, twice […]
“Le Freak” is a 1978 funk / disco song by American R&B band Chic. It was the band’s third single and first Billboard Hot 100 and R&B number-one hit song. Along with the tracks “I Want Your Love” and “Chic Cheer”, “Le Freak” scored number one on the disco charts for seven weeks. The single […]
“I Want Your Love” is a song by American band Chic from their second studio album C’est Chic (1978). Featuring a solo lead vocal by Alfa Anderson, the song became a very successful follow-up to their hit single “Le Freak”. According to Kathy Sledge, the song was originally slated to be recorded by Sister Sledge; […]
“I’m Lucky” is a song written and recorded by British singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading, released as a single from her seventh studio album, Walk Under Ladders (1981). The single peaked at No. 46 on the UK Singles Chart, with its highest placing being No. 42 on the Dutch Top 40.