Wind Beneath My Wings
Bette Midler
Midler Bette 1989Wind Beneath Wings 45

Did you ever know
That you're my hero
And everything
I would like to be

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1989 for one week
  • peaked at No. 5 on the UK Singles chart in 1989
  • RIAA certified Platinum record
  • from the album Beaches soundtrack (1988)
  • originally written as a country song
  • first recorded in 1982 by Roger Whittaker
  • the biggest hit for Bette Midler
  • 1989 Grammy Award for Song of the Year
  • 1989 Grammy Award for Record of the Year
  • featured in the 1988 film Beaches starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey
  • written by Larry Henley, Jeff Silbar
  • produced by Arif Mardin
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