In 1969 Jarreau appeared in such Los Angeles hot spots as Dino’s, The Troubadour, and Bitter End West. Television exposure came from Johnny Carson, Mike Douglas, Merv Griffin, Dinah Shore, and David Frost. He expanded his nightclub appearances between the acts of such rising-star comics as Bette Midler, Jimmie Walker, and John Belushi.
This song would hit number 17 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Hot Dance Music chart in a remixed form. It also peaked at number three on the Hot R&B chart. The singer shot her first music video of her career with the song, which was shot at a fashion store.
Genesis’ first album was released in March 1969 and Over time, the group has broken up, changed lineups and taken extended hiatuses. Since 1978 the band has been a more or a less a trio of Collins, Banks and Rutherford. In their recording career, the group has released 24 albums and 42 singles.
It’s safe to say that Michael Mcdonald is without question one of the most, if not THE most soul-filled white guy in pop and rock music. This duet was an interesting idea, and in general – it worked. It earned the duo a 1985 Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group.
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