Share Your Love with Me" is a song written by Alfred Braggs and Deadric Malone. It was originally recorded by blues singer Bobby "Blue" Bland for his 1963 album, Call on Me. His version peaked at #42 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #5 on the Hot Rhythm & Blues Singles chart. 1 2
Aretha Franklin version
Aretha Franklin recorded the song for her 1970 album, . Her single spent five weeks at number-one on the This Girl's in Love with You Best Selling Soul Singles chart and peaked at #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1969. 3
Kenny Rogers version
Kenny Rogers recorded this song for his 1981 album, Share Your Love. It was released in September 1981 as the second single from the album. His version peaked at #14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #5 on the Hot Country Singles chart. Rogers' version also reached number one on the Adult Contemporary Singles chart.
Bobby "Blue" Bland
Billboard Hot 100 42
Billboard Hot Rhythm & Blues Singles 5
Billboard Hot 100 13
Billboard Best Selling Soul Singles 1
RPM Country Tracks 2
RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 5
Billboard Hot 100 14
Billboard Hot Country Singles 5
Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 1
Other versions have been recorded by
Johnny Adams, The Band, Freddy Fender, Charlie Rich, The Fantastic Four, Phoebe Snow, and Susan Tedeschi [and Hope Clarke].
^ Whitburn, Joel (2003). Top Pop Singles 1955-2002 (1st ed.). Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. pp. 62–63. ISBN 0-89820-155-1.
^ Whitburn, Joel (1996). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-1995. Record Research. pp. 34–35.
^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 215.