Kenny Rogers & Dottie West – All I Ever Need Is You, is a popular song written by Jimmy Holiday and Eddie Reeves, and initially recorded by Ray Charles for his 1971 album, Volcanic Action of My Soul. The most well-known version of the song is the hit single by Sonny & Cher which, in 1971, reached No. 7 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, and was their single of greatest chart longevity, spending 15 weeks on that chart. Their album by the same title sold over 500,000 copies reaching RIAA gold status.
The version of Kenny Rogers and Dottie West (No. 1) in 1979. The Rogers and West recording was included on four albums: Classics in 1979 selling over 2,000,000 copies; Duets in 1984 selling over 1,000,000 copies; 42 Ultimate Hits in 2004 selling over 500,000 copies and 21 Number Ones in 2006 selling over 500,000 copies
Kenny Rogers & Dottie West – All I Ever Need Is You
From the album Classics
B-side “(Hey Won’t You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song”
Label United Artists Records
Songwriter(s) Jimmy Holiday, Eddie Reeves