Eddie Rabbitt and Crystal Gayle – You and I, is a duet recorded by American country music artists Eddie Rabbitt and Crystal Gayle. It was written by Frank J. Myers, produced by David Malloy, and released in October 1982 as the first single from Rabbitt’s eighth studio album Radio Romance (1982). “You and I” became a major country pop crossover hit for both artists.
In 2005, the song was ranked number seven on CMT’s 100 Greatest Duets in Country Music. Gayle performed the duet with Raul Malo of The Mavericks since Rabbitt had died of lung cancer in 1998. Went to number one on the US Billboard Country chart for one week.
Eddie Rabbitt and Crystal Gayle – You and I
From the album Radio Romance
B-side “All My Life, All My Love”
Released October 1982
Genre Country pop
Label Elektra (US) Mercury (intl.)
Songwriter(s) Frank J. Myers
Producer(s) David Malloy