All I Ever Need Is You (song)
|"All I Ever Need Is You"|
|Single by Sonny & Cher|
|from the album All I Ever Need Is You|
|B-side||"I Got You Babe (live)"|
|Writer(s)||Jimmy Holiday, Eddie Reeves|
|Sonny & Cher singles chronology|
"All I Ever Need Is You" is a popular song written by Jimmy Holiday and Eddie Reeves and recorded by Ray Charles for his 1971 album The Volcanic Action of My Soul. The most well-known version of the song is the hit single from Steve & Eydie, Sonny & Cher and Mouth & MacNeal. It reached number seven on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. It is their single of greatest longevity, spending 15 weeks on that chart.
"All I Ever Need Is You" also topped the Easy Listening chart for five weeks late in 1971. It was also a top-ten single in both the United Kingdom and Canada. Worldwide sales of the single totalled 2,250,000 copies.
Three different versions made the country music charts: one by Ray Sanders in 1971, another by Kenny Rogers and Dottie West in 1979 and, another more, sung by Nikka and Don Costa in 1981. The latter reached number one on the country charts and #102 on the Billboard Bubbling Under the Hot 100 chart.
Sonny & Cher
Kenny Rogers and Dottie West
"Baby I'm-a Want You" by Bread
|Billboard Easy Listening Singles number-one single (Sonny and Cher version)
November 27, 1971 (5 weeks)
"An Old Fashioned Love Song" by Three Dog Night
"(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right"
by Barbara Mandrell
|Billboard Hot Country Singles number-one single
(Kenny Rogers and Dottie West version)
April 21, 1979
"Where Do I Put Her Memory"
by Charley Pride
- Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 227.
- "Cash Box 100 Singles chart
- Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 368. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
- Whitburn, Joel (1999). Pop Annual. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. ISBN 0-89820-142-X.