Wonderful Tonight
Eric Clapton
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It's late in the evening; she's wondering what clothes to wear.
She puts on her make-up and brushes her long blonde hair.
And then she asks me, "Do I look all right?"
And I say, "Yes, you look wonderful tonight."

1978
16
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1978
  • B-side: "Peaches And Diesel"
  • RIAA certified Digital Gold
  • a live version of "Wonderful Tonight" peaked at No. 30 on the UK Singles chart in 1991
  • from Eric Clapton's fifth studio album, Slowhand (1977)
  • backing vocals on "Wonderful Tonight": Yvonne Elliman, Marcy Levy
  • album personnel:
         Eric Clapton – lead vocals, guitar
         George Terry – guitar
         Carl Radle – bass guitar
         Dick Sims – keyboards
         Jamie Oldaker – drums, percussion
         Mel Collins – saxophone
         Yvonne Elliman – harmony and backing vocals
         Marcy Levy – harmony and backing vocals
  • written by Eric Clapton
  • produced by Glyn Johns
  • recorded at Olympic Studios, London, England
  • RSO Records label
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