Some husband and wife go extra by expressing their love through writing music. Of course, it smells a hit because two great artists collaborating with each other in one music created out of love is really incredible. We list some of the best husband and wife song duets.
Ring of Fire
Johnny and June Carter Cash
This song was written released in 1963 along with Johnny Cash’s album Ring of Fire. This was his collaboration with partner June Carter whom he proposed to in 1968. It ranked number 4 on Country Music Television’s 100 Greatest Country Songs and number 87 in the Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
I Got You Babe
Sonny and Cher
Sonny and Cher were a popular American pop music duo back in the 1960s to 1970s. The pair rose to popularity with their hits Baby Don’t Go and I Got You Babe. The latter spent three weeks being the top of the Billboard Hot 100. It sold more than 1 million copies worldwide and received a Gold certification.
Crazy in Love
Beyoncé and Jay-Z
Beyoncé and Jay-Z tied the knot last 2008. In 2003, the two released the hit Crazy in Love off Beyonce’s debut solo studio album Dangerously in Love. It was a number 1 hit in the United States and the United Kingdom. Before, the two has been collaborating on various songs including Déjà vu, Drunk in Love and Upgrade U, among others.
I’ve Been Loving You Too Long
Ike and Tina Turner
This track is a soul/ballad music that was written originally by Otis Redding and Jerry Butler. It was considered one of Redding’s finest masterpieces. In 1968, the then-couple Ike and Tina Turner released a version of this song and peaked at number 68 on Billboard Hot 100 and number 23 on Billboard R&B Chart.
Like We Never Loved at All
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
This song was recorded by country singer Faith Gill featuring singing harmony vocals by her husband Tim McGraw. It was released in 2005 under her second album Fireflies. The song was a success entering Billboard Hot Country Songs and Adult Contemporary Chart. It also won Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals in 2006.
Here are some of the lovely collaboration songs of a husband and a wife. Can you name other duets that are not included in the list?