That's What Friends Are For - Dionne Warwick
"That's What Friends Are For" is a 1982 song written by Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager and introduced by Rod Stewart for the soundtrack of the film Night Shift.
The song is far better known for its cover version by Dionne Warwick and Friends. A one-off collaboration featuring Gladys Knight, Elton John and Stevie Wonder released as a charity single in the United Kingdom and the United States in 1985, it was recorded as a benefit for American Foundation for AIDS Research, and raised over US$3 million for that cause. The tune peaked at number one for three weeks on the soul chart and for four weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, interestingly becoming the final US number one for all but John in January 1986 and became Billboard's number one single of 1986. In the U.S. it was certified Gold on 1/15/1986 by the R.I.A.A. Elton John played piano and Stevie Wonder played harmonica; Those two previously worked together for the 1983's I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues. Uploaded 1 year ago -
Featuring tracks by Dionne Warwick
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