Dinner With Gershwin

Dinner With Gershwin is the first single from Donna Summer's thirteenth studio album "All Systems Go."

The song was written by Brenda Russell (who also produced the song along with Richard Perry).

Chart PerformanceEdit

"Dinner With Gershwin" peaked at number 48 on the Billboard Hot 100, number 16 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music\Maxi-Singles Sales chart, number thirteen on Billboard's Hot Dance Music\Club Play chart & number ten on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart, returning Donna to the top ten of Billboard's R&B chart.

In the United Kingdom, the song peaked at number thirteen on the UK Singles chart with Donna's appearance on "Top of the Pops" on November 19, 1987.

The song peaked at number 39 on the Canadian RPM Singles chart, number 13 on the Irish Singles chart, number 16 on Billboard's Italy Fimi Singles chart, number 43 on the Dutch GfK chart & number 34 on the Dutch Top 40 chart.

Single PersonnelEdit

  • Richard Perry - Producer
  • Brenda Russell - Associate Producer, Additional Synthesizer, Backing Vocals
  • Steve Lindsey - Synthesizer, Organ, Piano, Drum Programming
  • Donald Griffin - Guitar
  • Howie Rice - Clav
  • Stanley Clarke - Clav Concept
  • Larry Klein - Fretless Bass, Additional Synthesizer
  • Gary Herbig - Clarinet
  • Collyer Spreen - Percussion
  • Terral (Terry) Santiel - Additional Percussion
  • Bunny Hull, Joe Turano, Maxie Anderson - Background Vocals
  • Glen Holguin - Engineering
  • Steve Peck - Additional Engineering
  • Ken Felton, Kraig Miller, Scott Maddox - Second Engineer
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