All the Man That I Need

"All the Man That I Need"
Whitney Houston - All the Man That I Need.jpg
Single by Whitney Houston
from the album I'm Your Baby Tonight
B-side"Dancin' on the Smooth Edge"
ReleasedDecember 4, 1990
RecordedNovember–December 1989
  • R&B
  • pop
  • soul
  • Michael Gore
  • Dean Pitchford
Producer(s)Narada Michael Walden
Whitney Houston singles chronology
"I'm Your Baby Tonight"

"All the Man That I Need"

"The Star Spangled Banner"

Music video
"All the Man That I Need" on YouTube

"All the Man That I Need" is a song written by Dean Pitchford and Michael Gore. The song was first recorded as "All the Man I Need" by Linda Clifford for her album I'll Keep on Loving You (1982). In 1990, American singer Whitney Houston had a number-one multiple chart hit with this song, recorded as "All the Man That I Need", from her third album I'm Your Baby Tonight (1990).

Houston's version was released as the album's second single on December 4, 1990 by Arista Records. Her version featured production from Narada Michael Walden and the single became a major worldwide hit, received mainly positive reviews from music critics, and reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100; it remains her fourth biggest-hit in that chart.

Last Updated: March 6, 2022



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