Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson – “Friends and Lovers” – (1986)

This is a super-80s duet from Gloria Loring and Carl Anderson. Loring – now known as the mother of Robin Thicke – was an actress-turned-singer known mostly for her role on Days of Our Lives. Carl Anderson is best known for his work on Broadway. They teamed up in 1986 and recorded this song – which topped the Adult Contemporary chart and hit #2 on the Hot 100 in 1986. This song is the definition of 1980s Adult Contemporary.

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