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"All My Life" is a hit song written by Karla Bonoff and originally performed by Bonoff on her 1988 album, New World.

"All My Life"
Single by Linda Ronstadt feat. Aaron Neville
from the album Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind
ReleasedJanuary 23, 1990
RecordedMarch – August, 1989, Skywalker Ranch, Marin County
GenrePop rock
Songwriter(s)Karla Bonoff
Producer(s)Peter Asher
Linda Ronstadt feat. Aaron Neville singles chronology
"Don't Know Much"
"All My Life"
"When Something Is Wrong With My Baby"

The following year, Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville performed the song as a duet on Ronstadt's triple platinum-certified 1989 album Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind; this was the second global hit from Ronstadt and Neville.

The song was released as a single in early 1990 and hit number 1 on the Billboard Adult contemporary chart (where it held for 3 weeks) as well as number 11 on both the Cash Box Top 100 and the Billboard Hot 100 chart.[1] It was another international hit for the duo.

"All My Life" won the award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal at the 1991 Grammy Awards.


Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (1990) Position
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[2] 88



  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2006. Record Research. p. 209.
  2. ^ "Top 100 Hit Tracks of 1990". RPM. Retrieved November 26, 2017.