For the First Time (Kenny Loggins song)

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"For the First Time"
Single by Kenny Loggins
from the album One Fine Day (soundtrack)
Released 1996 (1996)
Genre Soft rock
Label Columbia Records
Writer(s) James Newton Howard, Jud J. Friedman, Allan Dennis Rich
Kenny Loggins singles chronology
"Return to Pooh Corner"
"For the First Time"
"I Am Not Hiding"

"For the First Time" is a 1996 song from the 1996 film One Fine Day starring Michelle Pfeiffer and George Clooney with music and lyrics by James Newton Howard, Jud J. Friedman, and Allan Dennis Rich and performed by Kenny Loggins. The song was included in the soundtrack of the film and was Loggins' one and only number one hit on the Adult Contemporary chart. "For the First Time" spent two weeks at number one and peaked at number sixty on the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay chart.[1] "For the First Time" did not make the Billboard Hot 100 chart and was the first Adult Contemporary number one not make that chart since John Gary's 1967 hit "Cold". "For the First Time" was nominated for Best Original Song.


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 149. 

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Preceded by
"All by Myself" by Celine Dion
Billboard Adult Contemporary number-one single
May 3–10, 1997
Succeeded by
"You Were Meant for Me" by Jewel