Grammy winning R&B singer Raphael Saadiq guests on this commitment ode.
This was originally written by Saadiq in 1995 and was included on his 2003 All Hits at the House of Blues album. This version blends the original with Valentino's vocals. Valentino explained on his MySpace bio: "I rewrote the verses while he brought in live horns and played guitar."
George Harrison's 1971 song "Bangla Desh" was the first major charity single. It was part of a concert held to bring relief to the people of Bangladesh, who were fighting for independence and suffering from a famine.
The lyrics for "Mary, Did You Know?" were written by Christian singer and comedian Mark Lowry, after his pastor asked him to write a Christmas musical for their church. Southern gospel musician Buddy Greene later added music to his words.
In The Beatles "When I'm 64," Paul McCartney asks a woman if she'll still be there for him when he's 64. In 2006, he got his answer when shortly before his 64th birthday, he and Heather Mills separated.