Making Love (song)

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"Making Love"
Making Love - Roberta Flack.jpg
Single by Roberta Flack
from the album I'm the One
B-side "Jesse"
Released February 8, 1982 (1982-02-08)
Genre R&B, soul
Label Atlantic
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Burt Bacharach
  • Carole Bayer Sager

"Making Love" is a 1982 song written by Burt Bacharach, Bruce Roberts, and Carole Bayer Sager, and recorded by Roberta Flack. It served as the theme song to the film of the same name, it also appeared on Flack's album I'm the One.

"Making Love" peaked at #13 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, and was her last Top 40 hit as a solo artist.[1] It also reached number seven on the Adult Contemporary chart, #29 R&B. It is ranked as the 46th biggest American hit of 1982.[2]

In Canada, the song reached #43 Pop[3] and #22 on the Adult Contemporary chart.[4]

Chart history[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  2. ^ http://www.musicoutfitters.com/topsongs/1982.htm
  3. ^ http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/films-videos-sound-recordings/rpm/Pages/image.aspx?Image=nlc008388.6542&URLjpg=http%3a%2f%2fwww.collectionscanada.gc.ca%2fobj%2f028020%2ff4%2fnlc008388.6542.gif&Ecopy=nlc008388.6542 RPM 50 Singles, August 7, 1982
  4. ^ http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/films-videos-sound-recordings/rpm/Pages/image.aspx?Image=nlc008388.6538&URLjpg=http%3a%2f%2fwww.collectionscanada.gc.ca%2fobj%2f028020%2ff4%2fnlc008388.6538.gif&Ecopy=nlc008388.6538 RPM Adult Contemporary, July 17, 1982
  5. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. 
  6. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. 
  7. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  8. ^ Cash Box Top 100 Singles, June 26, 1982
  9. ^ Musicoutfitters.com
  10. ^ Cash Box Year-End Charts: Top 100 Pop Singles, December 25, 1982

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