This is the title track from Whitley's second studio album - a follow-up to 1985 debut, L.A. To Miami
, which featured the Top 20 hit "Miami, My Amy
" - but it wasn't even on the first iteration of the album.
He recorded the first version with his L.A. To Miami
producer, Blake Mevis, but wasn't happy with the results and shelved the project. RCA agreed to let Whitley co-produce a new album with a different producer. When Garth Fundis sent him a tape featuring McDill's ballad, it sealed the deal for their collaboration.
(A few years later, Fundis produced Trisha Yearwood's self-titled debut album, featuring the hit "She's In Love With the Boy