Make No Mistake, He's Mine

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"Make No Mistake, He's Mine" is a song written by Kim Carnes and recorded as a duet by Barbra Streisand and Carnes in 1984 and subsequently by Ronnie Milsap and Kenny Rogers under the title of Make No Mistake, She's Mine. Both versions charted.

Barbra Streisand and Kim Carnes recording[edit]

It was recorded by Streisand and Carnes, co-produced (with Bill Cuomo) by Carnes, It was released on Streisand's 1984 album Emotion and released as a single in December 1984, it hit #8 on the Adult Contemporary chart and #51 on the Billboard Hot 100 in early 1985.

In 2002, the track would re-appear on Streisand's compilation Duets. It also surfaced as a solo recording by Carnes, as a bonus track on a CD reissue of Carnes' album Barking at Airplanes and as a track on Carnes' "best of" album Gypsy Honeymoon.


"Make No Mistake, She's Mine"
Single by Ronnie Milsap
from the album Heart & Soul (Ronnie Milsap) and I Prefer the Moonlight (Kenny Rogers)
B-side You're My Love (Rogers)
Released June 1987
Format 7"
Recorded May 1987
Genre Country, pop
Length 3:03
Label RCA
Writer(s) Kim Carnes
Producer(s) Rob Galbraith, Kyle Lehning
Ronnie Milsap singles chronology
"Snap Your Fingers"
(1987)
"Make No Mistake, She's Mine"
(1987)
"Where Do the Nights Go"
(1987)
Kenny Rogers singles chronology
"Twenty Years Ago"
(1987)
"Make No Mistake, She's Mine"
(1987)
"I Prefer the Moonlight"
(1987)

Ronnie Milsap and Kenny Rogers recording[edit]

"Make No Mistake, She's Mine" was recorded as a duet single by country pop artists Ronnie Milsap and Kenny Rogers in 1987.

The song topped the Billboard country charts and peaked at #42 on the Adult Contemporary. The song was later included on Ronnie Milsap's Heart & Soul and Kenny Rogers' I Prefer the Moonlight.

The song won a Grammy award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals.

In 2013 Naya Rivera and Chord Overstreet from the TV show Glee covered this version of the song in the fourth season episode Diva.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles[1] 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 42
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Preceded by
"She's Too Good to Be True"
by Exile
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

September 12, 1987
Succeeded by
"This Crazy Love"
by The Oak Ridge Boys
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

September 26, 1987
Succeeded by
"Three Time Loser"
by Dan Seals

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 233.