We're all alone"is a song written by Boz Scaggs. He took the self as first and gave it out through his hit album Silk degrees. Scaggs looked though commercial success in, but mainly as a b-side of his singlesWhat can I sayand Lido shuffle. In that capacity, it also meant a half success for Toto. Some of the escorts of Scaggs would shortly after this album the band setting up. Perhaps not if the song wrong Scaggs had A-side to bring out because third parties went there with the success of by. Of course, the income earned on.
The best known artist that Michael Jacksonwas recording the song would be, but he has never released, thus Scaggs in the magazine Creem.
Frankie Valli was the first one there with its single version had success with it. It appeared without his "normal" backing band The Four Seasons in 1976 and took out the 78th place listing in three weeks in the Billboard Hot 100. That modest success went beyond to Europe.
In the meantime, Rita Coolidge took it on the advice of Jerry Moss, one of the two bosses of A & M Records on. He saw commercial potential in the song, when it became known that Scaggs not as A-side would be back. The text was slightly modified as a woman sang. Scaggs spoke in his version one to James. However, the sat as a single version of the Walker Brothers on the heels. Moss was right. In the United Stateswe're all alone stood twenty weeks in the Billboard Hot 100 and achieved the seventh place. In the United Kingdom followed thirteen weeks listing with the sixth place as the highest. The Coolidges there was top-selling solo single.
Over the years more and covers came from. Among the first were The Three Degrees, but its just sat in the era Valli/Coolidge. Dutch artists also ventured to the number. Ben Cramer sang it as happy, Liesbeth Listunder Familiar feeling ( Chris Pilgrimtranslation). Below the cover singers Joseph Williams, was a later lead singer of Toto