John Royce "Johnny" Mathis (born September 30, 1935) is an American singer of popular music. Starting his career with singles of standard music, he became highly popular as an album artist, with several dozen of his albums achieving gold or platinum status and 73 making the Billboard charts to date. According to Guinness Music Chart historian Paul Gambaccini, Mathis has sold well over 360 million records worldwide, making him the third biggest selling artist of the 20th century.
If You Believe (From the Musical "the Wiz"), 03:32. Too Much, Too Little, Too Late (feat. Deniece Williams), 03:00. How Deep Is Your Love, 03:43.
You Light Up My Life" is a ballad written by Joseph "Joe" Brooks, and originally recorded by Kasey Cisyk for the soundtrack album to the 1977 film of the same name. The song was lip synced in the film by its lead actress, Didi Conn. The best-known version of the song is a cover by Debby Boone, the daughter of singer Pat Boone. It held the position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for ten consecutive weeks in 1977, setting a new record for that time.
Debby Boone’s version of the song topped the Billboard Hot 100 for 10 weeks and was certified Platinum. It also topped Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart as well. By the end of the decade, Boone’s version was the most successful single of the 1970s. You Light Up My Life" Track Info. Written By Joe Brooks. Release Date August 16, 1977. Cover Of. You Light Up My Life by Kasey Cisyk. Cover By. You Light Up My Life by Whitney Houston. You Light Up My Life by LeAnn Rimes. You Light Up My Life by Perry Como. You Light Up My Life by Bianca Ryan. You Light Up My Life by Samantha Cole.
Album by Johnny Mathis. You Light Up My Life. Emotion (featuring Deniece Williams). If You Believe (from the musical "The Wiz"). Too Much, Too Little, Too Late (featuring Deniece Williams). How Deep Is Your Love. Till Love Touches Your Life. I Wrote A Symphony On My Guitar. It Was Almost Like A Song.
Someone to Light Up My Life", a 1956 song by Antonio Carlos Jobim. com/You Light Up My Life. You Light Up My Life (film). You Light Up My Life is a 1977 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Joseph Brooks. The single from the album, "Too Much, Too Little, Too Late", had its chart debut on Billboard magazine's list of the 100 most popular R&B singles in the US in the issue dated March 4, 1978, where it lasted for 20 weeks, four of which were spent at number one. The following issue, dated March 11, marked its first appearance on the magazine's list of the 50 most popular Easy Listening records in the US, where it enjoyed one week out of the 19 it spent there in the top spot.
Songs that sampled Debby Boone's You Light Up My Life: Boy Without a Heart by JoJo (2010). You Light Up My Life by Whitney Houston (2002). You Light Up My Life by Engelbert Humperdinck (1978). Sigrid's Everybody Knows cover of Leonard Cohen's Everybody Knows.
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|A1||You Light Up My Life
Written-By – J. Brooks*
Vocals [Duet With] – Deniece WilliamsWritten-By – B. Gibb*, R. Gibb*
|A3||All I Ever Need
Written-By – J. Sawyer*
|A4||Where Or When
Written-By – L. Hart - R. Rodgers*
|A5||If You Believe (From The Musical "The Wiz")
Written-By – C. Smalls*
|B1||Too Much, Too Little, Too Late
Vocals [Duet With] – Deniece WilliamsWritten-By – J. Vallins*, N. Kipner*
|B2||How Deep Is Your Love
Written-By – R. Gibb - B. Gibb - M. Gibb*
|B3||Till Love Touches Your Life
Written-By – A. Hamilton*, R. Ortolani*
|B4||I Wrote A Symphony On My Guitar
Written-By – A. Hamilton*, L. Holmes*
|B5||It Was Almost Like A Song
Written-By – A. Jordan*, H. David*
- Arranged By, Conductor – Gene Page, Glen Spreen
- Design – Beverly Parker , Nancy Donald
- Engineer – Dick Bogert, Ray Gerhardt
- Engineer [Mix] – Tom Perry
- Guitar – Dan Sawyer
- Photography By – Beverly Parker
- Producer – Jack Gold
NotesDeniece Williams appears courtesy of Kalimba Productions.
Recorded at A&M Recording Studios, Los Angeles
Mixed at Hollywood Sound
℗ 1978 Jon Mat Records, Inc.
© 1978 CBS, Inc.
|JC 35259||Johnny Mathis||You Light Up My Life (LP, Album)||Columbia||JC 35259||US||1978|
|PC 35259||Johnny Mathis||You Light Up My Life (LP, Album)||Columbia||PC 35259||Canada||1978|
|SBP 237146||Johnny Mathis||You Light Up My Life (LP, Album)||CBS||SBP 237146||Australia||1978|
|CS-10.297||Johnny Mathis||You Light Up My Life (LP, Album)||CBS||CS-10.297||Venezuela||1978|
|PCT 35259, CT35259, 35259||Johnny Mathis||You Light Up My Life (Cass, Album, RE, Dol)||Columbia, Columbia, Columbia||PCT 35259, CT35259, 35259||US||Unknown|