David Grant & Jaki Graham
Could It Be I'm Falling In Love? (1985)
This wonderful R&B tune was originally a hit for The Spinners (known as Detroit Spinners in the UK) in 1972. Released in time for Christmas. the song peaked at #4 in the U.S. and #11 in the UK, selling over one million copies.
This cover by David Grant and Jaki Graham reached #9 in the UK and gave Graham her first hit single. Further hits were to follow, including Round And Around, Mated (another duet with David Grant), Set Me Free, Breaking Away and Step Right Up, giving the Birmingham-born singer a total of six British Top 40 hits during the 80s.
London-born singer, David Grant, is now a celebrity vocal coach, but was originally a member of the funk/soul band Linx who had a handful of hits during the early eighties. The band's biggest hit was Intuition, which reached #7 in the UK. Grant also achieved success with his own solo hits, and 1983 was a particularly good year for him when three of his songs broke into the Top 40. These were; Stop And Go (#19), Watching You, Watching Me (#10) and Love Will Find A Way (#24).