According to the Giving You the Best That I Got Songfacts, songwriter Skip Scarborough originally shopped it around but was turned down by many artists, including jazz and R&B singer Howard Hewett. Baker eventually took it and added some detail at the beginning and had the tempo sped up.
The song's writers won the Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Song for their work on this track. Baker also won Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female for both the song… read more
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