Album: Don't Stop Believin' (1976)
Charted: 6 20

Songfacts®:

  • This is a song about two lonely people who have been dumped by their respective loves. It's implied that they may hook up to keep each other company. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Mike - Santa Barbara, CA
  • John Farrar, Newton-John's frequent producer and songwriter, wrote this with Don Black - the lyricist behind the James Bond theme songs "Thunderball," "Diamonds Are Forever," and "The Man With The Golden Gun" - and "To Sir With Love" scribe Hank Marvin.
  • Farrar wasn't planning on writing a waltz, but the 3/4 time "just worked out that way." Likewise, "Sam" isn't based on a real person; the name just sounded good.
  • This was Newton-John's last #1 Adult Contemporary hit of the decade.

Comments: 1

  • Reza from Shiraz, Iranlove this song her voice is soothing
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