Other End of the Phone

Album: You Gotta Love the Life (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • This Dionne Warwick featuring song contains the final lyric the late Hal David ever wrote.
  • The song features one of the last recorded performances by Crusaders founding member and keyboardist Joe Sample. He passed away on September 12, 2014 as a result of complications from mesothelioma lung disease.

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