Showing posts with label Karla Bonoff. Show all posts
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Jun 1, 2019

Personally by Karla Bonoff (1982)

Personally by Karla Bonoff (1982) WLCY Radio Hits
"Personally" is a US hit song recorded by American singer-songwriter Karla Bonoff which was as the lead single from her 1982 album Wild Heart of the Young afforded Bonoff her sole Top 40 hit single.

Highlighted by a solo by alto sax virtuoso Phil Kenzie, Bonoff's version of "Personally" spent 18 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 with a number 19 peak: in Cash Box the track rose as high as #12 on the Top 100 Singles chart. Billboard ranked "Personally" as the 60th biggest hit of 1982.




"Personally" was first recorded in 1973 by its composer Paul Kelly, with Gene Page producing: however the track was not released although Kelly would record a new version of his composition for his 1993 album Gonna Stick and Stay. The first evident released recording of the song was by Jackie Moore whose 1978 single release reached #92 R&B.