Send One Your Love

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"Send One Your Love"
Single by Stevie Wonder
from the album Stevie Wonder's Journey Through "The Secret Life of Plants"
B-side "Send One Your Love (Instrumental)"
Released November 1979
Recorded 1979
Genre Soul
Length 4:01
Label Motown
Writer(s) Stevie Wonder
Producer(s) Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder singles chronology
"As"
(1977)
"Send One Your Love"
(1979)
"Black Orchid"
(1980)

"Send One Your Love" is a 1979 soul single by American and Motown musician and singer Stevie Wonder. The song reached number four on the Billboard pop singles chart in 1979[1] and was the lead single from Stevie Wonder's Journey Through "The Secret Life of Plants", which was a mostly instrumental album by Wonder. The song also became Wonder's second single to top the adult contemporary chart, following 1973's "You Are the Sunshine of My Life", topping the chart for four weeks.[1] On the soul charts, "Send One Your Love" went to number five.[2]

Hip Hop/Reggae duo Born Jamericans sampled the song during the chorus that based on the song of the same name from their 1997 album, Yardcore their final studio album before disbanding.

American singer/actress Vanessa Williams covered the song on her 2005 studio album Everlasting Love.

In 2006, saxophonist Nelson Rangell covered the song on his album Soul to Souls.[3][4] In 2009, another saxophonist Boney James covered the song as the title track to his album Send One Your Love.[5][6]

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  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (1996). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 6th Edition (Billboard Publications)
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 636. 
  3. ^ "Soul to Souls overview". Allmusic.com. 
  4. ^ "Soul to Souls Nelson Rangell". JazzTimes. 
  5. ^ "Send One Your Love overview". Allmusic.com. 
  6. ^ "Boney James "Send One Your Love" CD Available on February 3". All About Jazz. 

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