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Eric Clapton

Change The World

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This article is about the Eric Clapton song. For other uses, see Change the World (disambiguation). “Change the World” is a song written by Tommy Sims, Gordon Kennedy and Wayne Kirkpatrick which was recorded by Eric Clapton with backing by Babyface for the soundtrack of the 1996 film Phenomenon. The song won Grammy Awards for Record of the Year, Song of the Year (for the songwriters), as well as Best Male Pop Vocal performance. The song was chosen by the RIAA as one of the Songs of the Century, ranked at #270. The single peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the summer of 1996. It also spent 13 weeks at #1 on the adult contemporary chart and remained on that chart for over a year and a half (80 weeks), a feat which was extraordinarily rare at the time. Since then, however,... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Baby if I could change the world ... You would think my love was really something good ... I would be the sunlight in your universe

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More songs by Eric Clapton (See Charts): Edge Of Darkness, Please Be With Me, Everybody Oughta Make A Change, Watch Out For Lucy, Cryin', Opposites, May You Never, Run So Far, Peaches And Diesel, and Don’t Know Why.

Popular in Rock (See Charts): Bohemian Rhapsody, Stairway To Heaven, Beat It, Give In To Me, Wherever You Will Go, Stigmatized, Nothing'S Changed, Hotel California, Imagine, and Nothing Else Matters.


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