Special Girl (song)
|Single by America|
|from the album Perspective|
|Songwriter(s)||Eddie Schwartz, David Tyson|
|America singles chronology|
"Special Girl" is a song written by Canadian singer-songwriter/guitarist Eddie Schwartz in collaboration with songwriter/producer and fellow Canadian David Tyson. It first appeared on Schwartz' 1983/84 album, Public Life, and was released as a single with an accompanying music video.
Later the same year, the band America recorded a version, releasing it as a single from their 1984 album Perspective. This version cracked the top 20 on the Adult Contemporary chart in the United States, reaching #15. It also reached #106 on the Billboard chart.
- Gerry Beckley – lead and background vocals
- Dewey Bunnell – lead and background vocals
- Arthur Barrow – bass and keyboards
- Richie Zito – drum programming and guitars
|Chart (1984 America Release)||Peak
|US Billboard Easy Listening||15|
|US Billboard Hot 100||106|
- Music video for Eddie Schwartz- "Special Girl" @YouTube.com Retrieved 12-26-2010.
- America, "Special Girl" Chart Positions Retrieved March 30, 2015