Artist Countdown: Kim Carnes Top 30 Hits – 1pm ET @kim_carnes

Kim CarnesKim Carnes (born July 20, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter. Born in Los Angeles, California, Carnes now resides in Nashville, Tennessee, where she continues to write music. She began her career as a songwriter 1960s writing for other artists whilst performing in local pubs and working as a session musician. She signed with Amos Records and released her debut album Rest on Me in 1972. Her 1980 duet with Kenny Rogers, “Don’t Fall in Love with a Dreamer”, has been described as her “big break.” Success followed with her first top-ten hit, a cover version of “More Love”, in 1980. Following this, her single “Bette Davis Eyes” became the biggest U.S. hit of the year in 1981, and won her a Grammy Award for Record of the Year.

As a songwriter, Carnes also co-wrote the number one hit “The Heart Won’t Lie” with Donna Weiss, recorded by Reba McEntire and Vince Gill. She also composed “I’ll Be Here Where the Heart Is” for the 1983 film Flashdance, which won Carnes her second Grammy Award. Following the release of 1988’s View from the House, Carnes began to concentrate more on her songwriting career. Her distinctive raspy vocal style has drawn comparisons to Rod Stewart. – Wikipedia

1 Bette Davis Eyes
2 Don’t Fall in Love with a Dreamer (with Kenny Rogers)
3 What About Me (Kenny Rogers (w/ James Ingram & Kim Carnes))
4 More Love
5 Voyeur
6 Crazy in the Night (Barking at Airplanes)
7 Draw of the Cards
8 You’re a Part of Me (with Gene Cotton)
9 Make No Mistake, He’s Mine (with Barbra Streisand)
10 Crazy in Love
11 I Pretend
12 Invitation to Dance
13 Does It Make You Remember
14 Invisible Hands
15 The Universal Song
16 Cry Like a Baby
17 You Make My Heart Beat Faster (And That’s All That Matters)
18 It Hurts So Bad
19 Mistaken Identity
20 Abadabadango
21 Speed of the Sound of Loneliness
22 Divided Hearts
23 I’d Lie to You for Your Love
24 Gypsy Honeymoon
25 Don’t Cry Now
26 Heartbreak Hotel (with Neil Diamond)
27 Oliver (Voice On The Radio)
28 Don’t Pick Up The Phone
29 Break The Rules Tonight (Out Of School)
30 Don’t Call It Love

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