Let Me Love You Tonight

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"Let Me Love You Tonight"
Single by Pure Prairie League
from the album Firin' Up
B-side "Janny Lou"
Released April 27, 1980
Format 7" (45 rpm)
Length 2:47
Label Casablanca Records
Songwriter(s) George Greer, Jeff Wilson, Steve Woodard
Producer(s) John Ryan

"Let Me Love You Tonight" is a 1980 song by the American pop and country rock band Pure Prairie League.

Taken as the first single from their 1980 album, Firin' Up, "Let Me Love You Tonight" became the band's first (and, to date, only) song to enter the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, where it peaked at number 10 during the summer of 1980, and remained in the Top 40 for 11 weeks.[1] The song also spent three weeks at number one on the Billboard adult contemporary chart.[2] The lead vocalist for the band at the time was Vince Gill, who would later become a successful country music singer in his own right. Noted saxophonist David Sanborn can also be heard on the track.

See also

References

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1996). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 6th Edition (Billboard Publications)
  2. ^ Hyatt, Wesley (1999). The Billboard Book of #1 Adult Contemporary Hits (Billboard Publications)

External links

  • Single release information at discogs.com


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