Sharing the Night Together

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"Sharing the Night Together"
Sharing the Night Together - Dr. Hook.jpg
Single by Dr. Hook
from the album Pleasure & Pain
B-side "You Make My Pants Want to Get Up and Dance"
Released September 27, 1978
Genre Soft rock
Length 2:54
Label EMI Latin
Songwriter(s) Ava Aldridge & Eddie Struzick
Producer(s) Ron Haffkine
Dr. Hook singles chronology
"Walk Right In"
(1977)
"Sharing the Night Together"
(1978)
"All the Time in the World"
(1979)
"Walk Right In"
(1977)
"Sharing the Night Together"
(1978)
"All the Time in the World"
(1979)

"Sharing the Night Together" is a popular song written by Ava Aldridge and Eddie Struzick. Originally recorded by Lenny LeBlanc and then Arthur Alexander in 1976, the song was later a single produced by Ron Haffkine and performed by Dr. Hook from their album Pleasure & Pain.[1] "Sharing the Night Together" also appeared on most of Dr. Hook's following albums including Greatest Hits and Greatest Hits (And More).[2] It reached #6 in the U.S. and #3 in Canada in 1978, and #43 in the UK in 1980.

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Cover versions[edit]

  • In 1978, Jamaican singer Delroy Wilson made a reggae version.
  • In 2007, Elliott Yamin covered the song and included it as a bonus track in his eponymous debut album.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dr Hook - Pleasure & Pain CD Album". cduniverse.com. Retrieved 8 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Dr Hook - Little Bit More: (Greatest & Latest) CD Album". cduniverse.com. Retrieved 8 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "The Official New Zealand Music Chart". nztop40.co.nz. Retrieved 8 July 2016. 
  4. ^ "Cash Box Top 100 12/23/78". 195.142. Retrieved 8 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Cash Box YE Pop Singles - 1978". 195.142. Retrieved 8 July 2016. 
  6. ^ Hung, Steffen. "australian-charts.com - Forum - 1970 (ARIA Charts: Special Occasion Charts)". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 8 July 2016. 
  7. ^ "Top 100 Hits of 1979/Top 100 Songs of 1979". musicoutfitters.com. Retrieved 8 July 2016. 

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