THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
476-Barry White-Never,Never Gonna Give Ya Up.
1974-Number 14 single.
Best Bit-At 0.45.’The Walrus Of Love’ had a massive appetite for romance,only surpassed by his appetite for the contents of his refrigerator.
Never,Never Gonna Give Ya Up was written and produced by Barry White(see also best songs 560) and released as the first single from his 1973 Album ‘Stone Gon.’
Between 1973-1999 White released 20 studio Albums,his most successful being the 1974 release ‘Cant Get Enough’ which gave him his only Billboard Number 1.He also achieved 16 UK top 40 singles including his only Number 1 song ‘You’re The First My Last My Everything’ in 1974.
In 1997 British singer Lisa Stansfield covered Never,Never Gonna Give Ya Up taking her version to Number 25 in the UK.
Barry White had teamed up with Lisa Stansfield back in 1992 recording Stansfield’s most successful song ‘All Around The World’ with all artist royalties being donated to the charity ‘Trading Places.’In 1999 they also recorded the duet ‘The Longer We Make Love’ for White’s Album Staying Power.’
‘Cause I found what the world is searching for here right here my dear I don’t have to look no more.’
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